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Parties Begin Peer Review under the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

Delegates from most of the 78 Contracting Parties to the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management are meeting in Vienna to review their peers’ work to fulfil their obligations under the Convention. Continue reading

How the IAEA Helps Maintain Health and Safety in Nuclear Medicine: Technical Meeting on Preventing Unintended and Accidental Exposure

The exponential rise in nuclear medicine procedures performed around the world benefits an increasing number of patients, but it also intensifies the need to avoid any related accidental radiation exposure. Continue reading

Who will run nuclear power plants in the future?

The nuclear industry relies on the availability of engineers and qualified staff. Nuclear experts from around the world will meet at the Third International Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes in Gyeongju, Republic of ... Continue reading

Remarks at Opening of 6th Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

Opening remarks at the Sixth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Continue reading

IAEA Competition Seeks Young People’s Ideas on Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Communication

The IAEA is soliciting ideas from students and early career professionals on how to communicate on nuclear and radiological emergencies. Continue reading

IAEA Review Recommends Safety Improvements to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Research Reactor

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said organizational and technical measures are needed to improve the safety of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s research reactor, which has not been in operation since 2003. Continue reading

IAEA Completes 3-Year Project to Modernize Safeguards IT System

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed a three-year project to revamp its Safeguards information technology system to be more effective in its work to ensure the peaceful uses of nuclear technology. Continue reading

IAEA Trains Young Experts from Newcomer Countries

Young nuclear experts from newcomer countries participated in a training course at the Agency’s headquarters in Vienna to learn about the implementation of a nuclear power programme. Continue reading