A team of senior international radiation safety experts concluded a 10-day IAEA mission to review the regulatory framework for radiation safety in the Republic of Cameroon. Read more →
The intense beam of X-rays created by a particle accelerator known as a synchrotron is crucial for certain types of research, but with demand for research use exceeding supply, it is hard to access for many scientists. Read more →
This week, the world's foremost authorities on nuclear safeguards and verification are examining current and future challenges facing the nuclear verification regime at a five-day International Symposium at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna. The week's challenging agenda covers safeguards technologies, concepts and approaches, equipment and communication, detection, analytical services, future nuclear fuel cycles and training. Read more →
A team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts today completed a two-week mission to review nuclear security practices in Indonesia. Read more →
An international IAEA expert team has concluded a follow-up mission to conduct an independent review of radiation safety at the Lynas rare earth processing facility near Kuantan in Malaysia, which generates very low level radioactive waste. 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
Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture
Supporting and promoting the safe and appropriate use of nuclear and related technologies by the FAO/IAEA Member States in food and agriculture.
The Atom, the Environment and Sustainable Development
The IAEA aims to raise and widen awarenessof the unique contributions nuclear science and technology can make to the environmental dimension of sustainable development.
Radioactive Waste: Meeting the Challenge
The September 2014 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
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.