Q&A: Public Opinion of Nuclear and Why it Matters to the Clean Energy Transition

Nuclear power has a major role to play in the clean energy transition, but for decades, its use has been a divisive topic among the public. Continue reading

IAEA Mission Assists Lebanon with Technical Expertise and Equipment after Beirut Blast

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts is in Beirut this week to support emergency response efforts in the Lebanese capital following last month’s explosion in its port area. Continue reading

IAEA Director General Steps Up Efforts to Strengthen Safeguards Implementation

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, has called on those countries which still have an old-style nuclear safeguards agreement to agree to stricter verification measures as part of efforts to further strength... Continue reading

COVID-19 Response Remains Top IAEA Priority, Director General Says

The IAEA has shipped more than 1260 consignments of equipment and supplies for detection and diagnosis of the COVID-19 virus to 123 countries in the largest operation in the Agency’s history, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told the IAEA Board o... Continue reading

Call for Papers: International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles

Interested contributors have until 30 September 2020 to submit abstracts for the International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Sustainable Clean Energy for the Future (FR21), planned to be held in Beijing, China, from 10 to 13 May ... Continue reading

A Major Step Forward in Establishing Boron Neutron Capture Therapy as a Routine Cancer Therapy Option

Standardization and well planned clinical trials will still be necessary to establish Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), a non-invasive therapeutic technique, for treating invasive malignant tumours, as a routine therapy option, but recent advances ... Continue reading

Free Safety Standards E-Learning Course Launched

The IAEA has launched a new online learning course specific to the IAEA safety standards in order to provide interested stakeholders a better understanding of the basis of the safety standards, how they are developed and how they are used and applied i... Continue reading

International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 2020: How Nuclear Technology can Help Ensure Clean Air for All

Energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, driven by fossil fuels, have skyrocketed over the last half century and now make up more than two-thirds of all GHG emissions. Continue reading