Announcements

IAEA Director General Amano meets H.E. Mr Shimon Peres, President of Israel

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with President Shimon Peres of Israel on 31 March 2014, during the President’s State Visit to Austria. During their meeting, the Director General and President Peres discussed areas of common interest. They discussed ongoing cooperation between Israel and the Agency in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.  “Israel is [...]

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Malfunction briefly leaves radioactive IAEA lab source exposed

Equipment containing radioactive material at the IAEA’s Laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, briefly malfunctioned on 24 March 2014 when its protective shield temporarily failed. While undergoing maintenance, the protective shield of a gamma source used for blood and insect irradiation became blocked in an unsafe position until IAEA safety staff restored the source into a safe [...]

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IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in the Republic of Korea

Daejeon, Republic of Korea (ROK) — A team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts today completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in the Republic of Korea. At the request of the Government of the ROK, the IAEA conducted a two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission that reviewed the nation’s [...]

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IAEA Hosts International Experts’ Meeting on Radiation Protection after the Fukushima Accident

Vienna – An IAEA International Experts’ Meeting (IEM) on Radiation Protection after the Fukushima Daiichi Accident- Promoting Confidence and Understanding, began today in Vienna. During the week-long meeting, experts on radiation protection will discuss such topics such as the management of radiation exposures, potential health effects from the March 2011 accident at TEPCO’ Fukushima Daiichi [...]

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IAEA Mission Concludes Peer Review of the US Nuclear Regulatory Framework

Washington, D.C., United States of America – An international team of senior nuclear safety experts today concluded a nine-day International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission to review the regulatory framework for the safety of operating nuclear power plants in the United States of America (USA). The Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission was a follow-up [...]

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