Category: Media Advisories

News conference to wrap up Convention on Nuclear Safety Review Meeting »

A review meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety will end with a news conference on Friday, 4 April, in Vienna. More than 800 delegates have attended the two-week Sixth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety. Such meetings are convened every three years to hold peer discussions of the [...]

Parties to Convention on Nuclear Safety Hold Review Meeting, 24 March to 4 April »

The 76 parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety will start a two-week meeting on Monday, 24 March, in Vienna, to review their work under the Convention. The Sixth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety will be hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which is the Secretariat for [...]

IAEA Hosts International Experts’ Meeting on Severe Accident Management after Fukushima »

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold an expert meeting to share knowledge on ways to mitigate the impact of severe nuclear emergencies, drawing on lessons learned from the accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The International Experts’ Meeting on Severe Accident Management in the Light of the Accident at the Fukushima [...]

World Cancer Day: Learn How the IAEA Assists Member States in the Fight Against Cancer »

Ahead of World Cancer Day on 4 February, the International Atomic Energy Agency is inviting journalists to learn about the Agency’s cancer-related work during an informal, on-the-record discussion hosted by Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation. The event is set to start at 11:00 on Friday 31 [...]

Morocco, International Organizations and IAEA Member States Conduct “Bab Al Maghrib” Exercise to Test Emergency Response to Dirty Bomb Attack »

Planning for the unthinkable, “accident State” Morocco and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have prepared a two-day emergency exercise starting on 20 November 2013 during which the response to a dirty bomb explosion will be assessed. Fifty-eight States and 10 international organizations will test their national and international preparedness to respond to a radiological [...]