A workshop recently held at the IAEA Environment Laboratories in Monaco provided an opportunity for marine experts to discuss recent scientific findings on a range of open ocean pollution topics. Read more →
A team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts today completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in the Republic of Korea. Read more →
In honour of International Women's Day on 8 March 2014, the IAEA hosted a discussion on the experience of men working for strong, influential women. The panel, moderated by Ms. Janice Dunn Lee, IAEA Deputy Director General for Management, featured four male ambassadors from four different geographic regions, all with experience working for women in high-profile positions. Read more →
The 35-member IAEA Board of Governors convened its second official meeting in 2014 beginning Monday, 3 March 2014. Read more →
States should develop and implement a national strategy in relation to building and maintaining competence in radiation protection - this was among the conclusions made at the close of the International Experts' Meeting (IEM) on Radiation Protection After the Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Promoting Confidence and Understanding. 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 →
IAEA Director General Opens IAEA's International Women's Day 2014 Celebration
4 March 2014 | In his opening statement at the IAEA's International Women's Day 2014 celebration, Director General Yukiya Amano said that women "made a huge contribution to scientific research" although they have not always been given the recognition they deserved. He also said that science and engineering are still male-dominated areas and as an international scientific organization the IAEA is aware of the need to "strive for gender balance."
Books and Publications
Contributing to Peace, Health and Prosperity
The December 2013 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
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.
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 At Work
IAEA in Overview: Using Nuclear Technologies Peacefully.
IAEA Safeguards Analytical Laboratories
The science essential to verifying the peaceful use of nuclear material.