Conference on Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) in Industry: transforming liabilities into possibilities

Some 600 participants from 94 countries gathered online today for the start of the IAEA’s International Conference on Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) in Industry. The two-week event is the IAEA’s first international confer... Continue reading

World Food Day 2020: IAEA & FAO’s Joint Work Benefits Farmers and Increases Food Security Worldwide

In 2020, more than 80 developing countries from all over the world have received support from the IAEA in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in improving food security and agricultural development with th... Continue reading

Building Robust, Sustainable, Resilient Nuclear Safety and Security Infrastructure: African Countries Collaborate

Enhancing collaboration both within and between countries in Africa in nuclear safety and security is key to strong, sustainable regulation on the continent, agreed speakers at the meeting of regulators from 33 African countries in a virtual meeting la... Continue reading

Rosatom Technical Academy Becomes First IAEA Collaborating Centre in Three Programmatic Areas

Rosatom Technical Academy (Rosatom Tech) has become the first IAEA Collaborating Centre to extend its work with the IAEA into three different programmatic areas: nuclear sciences and applications, nuclear security and nuclear energy. Continue reading

In Seychelles, Nuclear Science Helps Safeguard Consumers

The 100,000 inhabitants of Seychelles, a 115-island archipelago in the Indian Ocean, can now better trust the food products they buy thanks to the use of nuclear-based techniques. Continue reading

Now Available: New IAEA Safety Guides on Radiation Safety in Well Logging and Radioisotope Production

Guidance and recommendations for radiation protection and safety in well logging – the study of geological formations penetrated via a borehole – and accelerator-based radioisotope production are addressed in two recently published IAEA safety guides. Continue reading

Effectiveness of Traditional Soil Conservation Method in Tunisia Validated with Fallout Radionuclides

Soil and water, two ingredients that support Tunisia’s rich agriculture, have been under threat in recent years due to climate change and increasing soil erosion. Continue reading

IAEA Director General Discusses Nuclear Safety, Non-Proliferation and Expanding Collaboration in Switzerland

The Swiss government will increase its support to the IAEA, with an emphasis on projects that use nuclear technology to help countries meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Swiss federal officials told IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano G... Continue reading