Crowding around tables packed with IAEA information materials and instruments used to measure radiation, visitors waiting for free guided tours at a recent Open Day at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) bounced off questions about the Agency, nuclear matters and radiation in general. Read more →
Following a year's preparation, the IAEA has handed over a methodology to China's Research Institute of Nuclear Power Operation (RINPO) to conduct its own knowledge management visits to Chinese nuclear power utilities. Read more →
Studies show that some of the areas most vulnerable to climate change are the Earth's polar and mountainous regions. Read more →
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano visited the Islamic Republic of Iran on 17 August 2014, and held meetings with the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani; Vice-President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi; and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif. Read more →
An IAEA-led team of international experts who reviewed Jordan's programme for introducing nuclear power found that notable progress has been made in the development of the country's nuclear infrastructure. Read more →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Resources and other relevant information on the IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI). Go to Coverage →
Behind These Doors
7 July 2014 | The eight IAEA Nuclear Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, are unique in the United Nations system. They address fundamental global challenges such as food security and safety, climate change, cancer and environmental pollution. Since their establishment in 1962, these laboratories have not received any comprehensive renovation or significant upgrading of equipment. Now a project is underway to renovate these labs.
Books and Publications
IAEA Annual Report for 2013
Summarizing and highlighting developments over the past year in major areas of the Agency's work.
Understanding Nuclear Forensics
Explaining the basics of nuclear forensics with five simple questions and answers.
Bringing the IAEA Nuclear Sciences and Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf to Meet 21st Century Challenges
The June 2014 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
IAEA At Work
IAEA in Overview: Using Nuclear Technologies Peacefully.
Sealed Radioactive Sources
Information, Resources and Advice for Key Groups About Preventing Loss of Control Over Sealed Radioactive Sources.
Protecting Our Marine Environment
The September 2013 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
Country Nuclear Power Profiles
The Country Nuclear Power Profiles (CNPP) compiles background information on the status and development of nuclear power programmes in Member States.
IAEA Annual Report for 2012
The IAEA Annual Report summarizes and highlights developments over the past year in major areas of the Agency's work.