IAEA and OPEC Fund to Strengthen Cooperation in Nuclear Science, Technology and Applications for Sustainable Development

The IAEA and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund) have formally agreed to strengthen joint efforts to tackle the world’s growing health, food and climate development challenges with nuclear science and technology under a new Practica... Continue reading

Elevating Standards: How Accreditation has Enhanced Food Safety Laboratory Services in Africa

Zimbabwe’s Central Veterinary Laboratory and Uganda’s Directorate of Government Analytical Laboratories have attained accreditation to the international standard for testing and calibration in laboratories with the support of the IAEA and the United Na... Continue reading

Three New Cancer Institutes Become Rays of Hope Anchor Centres in Latin America, Europe and Africa

Three medical institutes – including the first-ever from Latin America – have joined the IAEA’s flagship cancer initiative as Rays of Hope Anchor Centres, bringing the current total to nine such centres around the globe. Continue reading

Update 234 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

The city where most staff of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) live was left without electricity for 16 hours over the weekend after a second sub-station in the area sustained damage and was taken out of operation, Director General Rafa... Continue reading

Update 233 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

A recent Swiss-hosted “Summit on Peace in Ukraine” has highlighted wide international recognition of the crucial role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in preventing a nuclear accident during the conflict in Ukraine, Director General Raf... Continue reading

Director General: “Brazil Needs Nuclear and Nuclear Needs Brazil”

The IAEA Director General has highlighted the importance of Brazil for the global nuclear sector, during a trip to advance the country’s use of nuclear technologies to meet its development goals. Continue reading

Director General Grossi Visits Peru to Sign Agreements on Atoms4Food, Mining and Lithium

IAEA Director General, Rafael Mariano Grossi, visited Peru this week for high level meetings to enhance support for the country through the peaceful uses of nuclear technology in food security, health and the environment. Continue reading

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: Using Nuclear Science to Map Water Resources

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought highlights the urgent need to halt land degradation through global cooperation and innovative solutions – such as those offered by nuclear science. Continue reading