World Water Day 2018: ‘Nature for Water’

This year’s theme for World Water Day is ‘Nature for Water’ — exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. Continue reading

IAEA Director General Speaks at Brussels Conference, Meets EU and Belgian Officials

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the remarkable and beneficial applications of nuclear science and technology in his keynote address to a European Union (EU) conference entitled ‘Addressing Societal Challenges through Advancing the Medical, Industrial and Research Applications of Nuclear and Radiation Technology’ in Brussels this week. Continue reading

Enhancing Burundi’s access to reliable nuclear information

Burundi’s access and contributions to reliable, up-to-date nuclear information were recently given a boost with the provision of training and IT equipment by the IAEA to the country's newly launched International Nuclear Information System (INIS) centre. Continue reading

Status Report Released on the New World Screw Worm in Latin America

A status report (in Spanish) on the New World screwworm (NWS) has just been released by participants of an IAEA project, presenting the current state of the NWS in Latin America, together Continue reading

IAEA to Continue Support to Sri Lanka to Achieve Development Goals

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano reviewed the cooperation between the IAEA and Sri Lanka during his visit to the country on 14 March. The IAEA supports the island nation in many areas including nuclear medicine, non-destructive testing in industry an... Continue reading

IAEA Helps Panama Strengthen Occupational Radiation Protection

Panama recently became the 10th Latin American country to host an IAEA Occupational Radiation Protection Appraisal Service (ORPAS), underlining its commitment toward ensuring the safety of workers exposed to radiation as part of their jobs. Continue reading

IAEA Assesses Operation and Maintenance Practices at Uzbekistan’s Research Reactor

The IAEA conducted an Operational and Maintenance Assessment for Research Reactors (OMARR) mission to Uzbekistan’s sole operating research reactor, WWR-SM. The mission, which took place last week upon request by the Government, was aimed at improving operational and maintenance practices at the research reactor. Continue reading

NEW CRP: Utilization of the Network of Small and Medium Size Magnetic Confinement Fusion Devices for Fusion Research (F13019)

The IAEA is launching a new Coordinated Research Project (CRP) with an eye toward strengthening collaborations between research teams working on nuclear fusion and training. Continue reading