Creating a Blueprint for National Cancer Programmes: a Race Supported by the IAEA, IARC and WHO across the Globe

For every government, making the best use of available resources is key to saving lives in the race against cancer. This is especially true in low- and middle-income countries. Continue reading

Combatting Soil Salinisation Using Nuclear Techniques: The IAEA Commemorates 2021 World Soil Day

“Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea,” said once Pythagoras. Pure it may be, but too much of it in the soil can affect plant growth, a major problem for farmers, making the soil barren, threating agricultural production and food sec... Continue reading

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Senegal

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

First-time Donors, Developing Countries Provide Funding to Renovate IAEA Nuclear Applications Labs, More Needed

With a steady increase in the number of donor countries, including both developing and first-time contributing nations, the latest phase of a major project to refurbish IAEA’s nuclear applications laboratories in Seibersdorf is approaching the next mil... Continue reading

IAEA Mission Observed Safety Commitment by France’s Belleville Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of France’s Belleville Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has demonstrated commitment to safety by introducing additional methods to prepare for accident management and using innovat... Continue reading

Director General Congratulates Fellowship Laureates and France’s Work in Education on Nuclear

Virtual education, energy, climate change, preserving antiquities, training the next generation of nuclear scientists: these are just some of the many endeavours carried out in the nuclear field in and around Paris. Continue reading

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellows Attend IAEA School on Nuclear Security

Until two years ago, Geraldyne Ule Duque could not imagine she would get to learn about nuclear security at the IAEA in Vienna. Last month she did just that. Continue reading

Isotopic Techniques Help Save Panama’s Cocoa Exports

As import regulations of the European Union changed in 2019, Panama’s cocoa exports came under threat: exporters had to prove that the amount of cadmium in their products was below the EU’s legal threshold of 0.8 milligram per kilogram. Isotopic techni... Continue reading