IAEA Director General Visits Thailand: Highlights Potential of Sterile Insect Technique to Fight Disease-vector Mosquitoes

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano visited Bangkok, Thailand this week, where in his meetings with senior officials he discussed a range of development areas where nuclear applications play a vital role. Continue reading

Breaking down Gender Barriers in Science

Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Management (DDG-MT) Mary Alice Hayward emphasized the commitment of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and her own personal commitment to bringing more girls and women into scientific and technical ... Continue reading

Call for Papers: Seeking Submissions to 2018 Symposium on Building Future Safeguards Capabilities

Presenters with ideas to help improve the IAEA’s technical capabilities and achieve efficiencies in its nuclear verification work have until 31 March to submit abstracts for the quadrennial Symposium on International Safeguards. Continue reading

New Publication: Leadership, Human Performance and Internal Communication in Nuclear Emergencies

Nuclear emergencies happen extremely rarely, but when they do, appropriate leadership qualities, human performance capabilities and internal communication mechanisms are essential to minimize the consequences. Continue reading

IAEA Director General Visits Philippines: Discusses Support for Nuclear Techniques in Food Security, Health and Nuclear Power

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with senior officials during his visit to Philippines last week, and in discussions with Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, he was briefed about the country’s consideration of a possible future nuclear power infrastructure. Continue reading

IAEA Director General Visits Indonesia: Highlights Close Cooperation in Using Nuclear Technology

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano praised the cooperation between Indonesia and the IAEA in bringing the benefits of nuclear technology to countries in Asia and Africa, during his visit to the country earlier this week. Continue reading

Upgraded Nuclear Reactor Simulator Enhances Training Opportunities for Member States

The IAEA has received an upgraded nuclear reactor simulator from the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) to support education and training in Member States. Continue reading

IAEA and Indonesia Sign Practical Arrangements to Enhance Technical Cooperation Among Developing Countries and Strengthen South-South Cooperation

On 5 February 2018, the IAEA and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia concluded Practical Arrangements on enhancing technical cooperation among developing countries and strengthening South-South coopera... Continue reading