IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety
A Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety adopted a Declaration that requested the Director General to develop a draft Action Plan on Nuclear Safety. In September 2011, the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety was adopted by the IAEA's Board of Governors and subsequently unanimously endorsed by the IAEA General Conference. The ultimate goal of the Action Plan is to strengthen nuclear safety worldwide.
The IAEA has recently initiated the preparation of the IAEA Fukushima Report which will be finalized by year-end 2014.
Highlights - What's New?
4 March 2014 | Japan provided the IAEA with an update to current information on radioactivity in seawater at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS). Updates: 6 September 2013 - 4 March 2014 →
27 February 2014 | 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 →
13 February 2014 | The IAEA delivered a report on 12 February 2014 to the government of Japan describing the findings of a two-part review of the nation's efforts to plan and implement the decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS. Read more →
If you wish to know more about the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety, view the Action Plan Dashboard →
Radiation Protection After Fukushima Daiichi Accident – Interview with Denis Flory
19 February 2014 | Denis Flory, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, delivering a statement at the International Experts' Meeting on Radiation Protection After the Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Promoting Confidence and Understanding, which is hosted by the IAEA from 17 to 21 February 2014. The meeting is bringing together some of the world's foremost experts and speakers on radiation protection to discuss a wide range of issues. More →
IAEA Fukushima Report
15 January 2014 | After the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP, strengthening the global nuclear safety framework has become one of the main priorities of the IAEA. The IAEA helped to channel international assistance to Japan and began sharing information about the accident worldwide. As part of this effort the Director General requested the IAEA staff to produce an authoritative, factual and balanced assessment of the accident, addressing the causes and consequences as well as lessons learned. The IAEA Fukushima Report is intended to provide a knowledge base for existing and future generations with the aim of ensuring that this kind of accident will never happen again. The Report will be finalized by year-end 2014. More →
Photo Gallery: Fukushima Daiichi - Two Years On
11 March 2013 | Two years after the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, work continues to ensure the damaged units remain stable and to prepare for the long and challenging task of decommissioning.