The IAEA on 14 June 2013 marked the 30th anniversary of the best-known peer review service the Agency offers its Member States: the Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) service. Read more →
To assess Cambodia's needs and current cancer control capacity, the Cambodian Ministry of Health requested the IAEA to undertake a week-long Expert Mission. Read more →
The Beninese Health Ministry requested the IAEA's Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) to conduct the country's first imPACT Review Mission, a comprehensive assessment of Benin's cancer control and capacity needs. Read more →
On 7 June 2013, the IAEA Board of Governors concluded its second meeting of the year at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Read more →
Prince Albert II of Monaco discusses his passion for the oceans and his on-going support of the IAEA's ocean protection activities. Read more →
Cancer is fast becoming a major global health problem. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be some 15 million new cancer cases a year, the majority of them in developing countries. Go to Coverage →
Over the past several years, there has been a resurgence of interest in nuclear power, both from countries with established nuclear power programmes and countries that are interested in beginning a programme. Go to Coverage →
Resources and other relevant information on the IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI). Go to Coverage →
The IAEA is helping policymakers and experts from around the world coordinate their efforts to improve nuclear security, manage radioactive sources and combat nuclear terrorism. Go to Coverage →
A Nuclear Newcomer - Interview with Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi
14 June 2013 | At today's growth rate the United Arab Emirates expects domestic demand for electricity to double by 2020. To meet these demands the government of this oil-rich nation had to re-think its energy policy. Extensive studies concluded that nuclear power was the best way forward. Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the IAEA, discusses his country's decision to introduce nuclear power.
Books and Publications
Global Vigilance: Strengthening Nuclear Security
An overview of the Agency's work in all areas of nuclear security. (IAEA Bulletin, Vol. 54/2, June 2013)
Nuclear Power in the 21st Century
The IAEA helps Member States to use nuclear technology for a broad range of peaceful purposes, one of the most important of which is generating electricity.
IAEA - Orientation for Diplomats 2013
The IAEA in Overview: Using Nuclear Technologies Peacefully.
IAEA Safeguards Analytical Laboratories
The science essential to verifying the peaceful use of nuclear material.
Food for the Future
Nuclear techniques can help small farmers to produce more food and ensure that food is safe and wholesome.
IAEA Annual Report 2011
Summarizing and highlighting developments over the past year in major areas of the Agency's work.
INPRO: International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles
The world needs to produce huge quantities of energy in the coming decades to meet the needs of a growing population and, at the same time, raise the living standards of billions of people that do not have access to cheap, plentiful electricity .
IAEA At Rio+20: Nuclear Technology for a Sustainable Future
Nuclear technologies are used daily to find and protect sustainable sources of fresh water, produce energy and food, while providing researchers the tools to study the ocean's past and predict its future.
IAEA Nuclear Security - Achievements 2002–2011
Building a nuclear security framework, which is suitable for today and sustainable for tomorrow, is a widely held priority of the international community.