A Health Policy with Atomic Precision in Mauritius

For many countries, growing wealth often means growing waistlines and the accompanying preventable diseases. To better understand the impact of nutrition on national health, countries like Mauritius are turning to nuclear techniques. Continue reading

At COP 24 in Katowice, IAEA Highlights the role of Nuclear Power and Energy Planning Tools for Sustainable Urbanization

How nuclear power can be part of an integrated solution to provide low carbon energy for growing urban centres was the focus of a side event held at the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice. Continue reading

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Japan

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a nuclear security advisory mission in Japan, which was carried out at the request of the Japanese Government. Continue reading

Ensuring Security of Radioactive Materials

Nuclear security experts from more than 100 countries are in Vienna participating in the IAEA Conference on the Security of Radioactive Material: The Way Forward for Prevention and Detection. Continue reading

World Soil Day: How Can Nuclear Techniques Be the Solution to Soil Pollution and Increased Productivity?

Pollution in soil can be invisible to the naked eye, but it can affect our food and water resources and even the air we breathe. Continue reading

Sixty Years ago Today: IAEA Released its First Safety Standard

It was on this day in 1958, barely a year after its establishment, when the IAEA released its first publication: the Safety Series No. 1 'Safe Handling of Radioisotopes'. Continue reading

Nuclear Security in Big Cities

Large, bustling cities are home to billions around world. In them, people often congregate in dense crowds, for example during rush hour. Continue reading

IAEA Mission Assesses Mexico’s Cancer Control Capacities and Helps Identify Priorities

Mexico’s health system would benefit from a comprehensive cancer control plan to address countrywide needs, and a steering committee composed of key cancer control stakeholders to develop and support its implementation. Continue reading