General Conference: Day 1 Highlights

At the start of the plenary session on the first day of the IAEA’s 65th General Conference, Sadiq M. Marafi of Kuwait was elected by acclamation as President of the Conference. Continue reading

Global Success in Plant Breeding Celebrated with New Achievement Awards

Climate change and food security are among the biggest challenges facing the global community. Continue reading

Zimbabwe Joins Four Multilateral Treaties in Nuclear Safety and Security

The Republic of Zimbabwe pledged its commitment to nuclear safety and security by depositing legal instruments and therefore becoming a party to various international treaties under the auspices of the IAEA. Continue reading

15 Years of the Integrated Nuclear Security Support Plan: IAEA Assists 112 Countries to Identify Security Needs

The IAEA today marked 15 years of the IAEA Integrated Nuclear Security Support Plan (INSSP), which lays the groundwork for nuclear security support by the organization. Continue reading

IAEA Selects Winner of Net Zero Challenge on Policies for Clean Energy Transition

Steering the world to net zero emissions to meet global climate goals is no simple task. It will require concrete energy policies as well as the next generation of scientists, engineers and policy makers to lead them to the finish line. Continue reading

IAEA General Conference Elects H.E. Sadiq M. Marafi of Kuwait as Conference President

The IAEA’s General Conference, which began this morning in Vienna, elected Kuwait’s Ambassador, H.E. Sadiq M. Marafi, as President of the 65th regular session of the Conference. Continue reading

IAEA: a ‘Rapid Reaction Force for Good’, Director General Says

Through the beneficial applications of nuclear science and technology many solutions to pressing problems can be found, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told delegates at the opening of the IAEA’s 65th annual General Conference today. Continue reading

IAEA Annual General Conference to Convene Next Week

The IAEA’s 65th annual General Conference (GC) will take place next week in Vienna. The meeting, from 20 to 24 September, is expected to draw high level representatives from the IAEA’s 173 Member States. Continue reading