The IAEA officially turns 50 in July 2007, marking
half a century of serving as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organisation.
In this anniversary edition, the IAEA Bulletin looks at how the Agency
is harvesting the fruits of its labours and helping make the world a
better, safer place through the peaceful applications of nuclear technology.
A timeline highlights trends and developments over the first half century
of the IAEA's life. The IAEA officially turns 50 on 29 July 2007.
IAEA Chief and Nobel Laureate Mohamed ElBaradei foresees a stronger global framework for security and development if the right steps are taken today.
Olli Heinonen, who heads the IAEA’s safeguards inspectorate, says the world’s nuclear regime is being tested like never before.
Wan Sou Park and Jan Hillerman report on trends and developments in the world of nuclear safeguards and verification.
Energy analyst Fatih Birol offers insights and highlights from the World Energy Outlook of the International Energy Agency in Paris.
Victor Murogov of Russia says the future is far from clear in realizing
global initiatives for nuclear power development and education.
Highlights of a groundbreaking and controversial report by Nicholas Stern of the United Kingdom on the economics of climate change.
Mark Westra provides an update on ITER, a multinational project that has found a home in France for building a giant demonstration fusion machine.