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Medical Workers
28 November 2014

Risks and Challenges of Radiation Exposure at Work

Millions of workers are routinely exposed to ionizing radiation on the job. The need to more adequately protect these workers and to reiterate the need for the doses they receive to be as low as reasonably achievable, is the main thrust behind the International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection: Enhancing the Protection of Workers—Gaps, Challenges and Developments.

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26 November 2014

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano’s Interview with Cable News Network (CNN)

The following is a transcript of an interview on CNN with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, which was broadcast live on 25 November 2014:

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21 November 2014

From Farm to Fork

It’s unclear how much of the food on supermarket shelves is fraudulently labelled.

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano
20 November 2014

IAEA Board of Governors Convenes

On Thursday, 20 November 2014, the IAEA Board of Governors began a two-day meeting at the Agency's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

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Climate Change and Nuclear Power
20 November 2014

IAEA Issues 2014 Edition of Climate Change and Nuclear Power

The IAEA’s latest edition of the Climate Change and Nuclear Power report, issued today, examines the role of nuclear power in mitigating global climate change and how it contributes to other developmental and environmental challenges.

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INIR follow-up mission to Viet Nam, Hanoi, 14 November 2014
18 November 2014

IAEA Reviews Viet Nam's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

An IAEA mission reviewing Viet Nam's nascent nuclear power programme found that the country implemented some of the Agency’s earlier recommendations on siting, stakeholder involvement, environmental protection and industrial involvement, and that it is aware of what more needs to be done.

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TM in Bristol
14 November 2014

Developing Effective Techniques to Engage with Decision Makers and the Public on Nuclear Power

Underlining the importance of nurturing public acceptance, experts from over 40 countries met 4-7 November 2014 in Bristol, United Kingdom to develop effective techniques and messages to engage with decision makers and the public on nuclear power projects.

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TSO Conference in Beijing
12 November 2014

Overcoming Challenges: International TSO Conference Concludes in Beijing

Nuclear energy development, and the safety and security framework upon which it is based, requires access to a broad range of scientific and technical expertise.

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Food Symposium
10 November 2014

Protecting the Consumer by Enhancing Food Safety and Security

Detecting unsafe food, fighting food fraud and food irradiation are among the key issues that will be addressed this week at a gathering of international organizations, scientists, policy makers, experts and Member States delegates attending the FAO/IAEA International Symposium on Food Safety and Quality.

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IAEA celebrates World Science Day
10 November 2014

Honouring Scientific Discoveries, Innovation, and Progress

Through science we can uncover the beauties and mysteries of the natural world. Careful observations and experiments allow us to develop a deeper understanding of how the world works and discover new layers of the complex systems around us, from the immensity of the universe to the power of the tiny atom. In commemorating hundreds of years of scientific study, the IAEA is joining the international community in celebrating World Science Day for Peace and Development on 10 November 2014.

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Last update: 28 November 2014