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Early Warning for Ebola: Strengthening Africa's Capacity to Anticipate Risk of Outbreaks
27 February 2015 | Experts in Africa will be able to better track and detect animal diseases that could eventually be transmitted to humans as a result of a new € 2.7 million IAEA project. Read more»
Project Design meeting to support participation of new Member States Brunei, Fiji, and Papua New Guinea in the 2016-2017 TC Programme
20 February 2015 | From 16-20 February 2015, a meeting was held at the Agency's Vienna HQ to provide the three new IAEA Member States (Brunei, Fiji and Papua New Guinea) with the expertise, knowledge and skills to design their new technical cooperation programme. Read more»
Strengthening national capabilities for medical response to radiation emergencies in Latin America: An example of successful cooperation with France
25 February 2015 | France continues its long-standing history of cooperation with the IAEA through its support of an ongoing regional technical cooperation project, which aims to strengthen national capabilities for response to radiological and nuclear emergencies in Latin American countries. Read more»

Member State contributions reinforce IAEA efforts to detect Ebola virus disease
23 February 2015 | Nearly a year has passed since the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a major outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea. In the interim, the disease has reached epidemic proportions, reaching casualty rates of up to 70%, and claiming the lives of nearly 10,000 victims across Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and elsewhere. Read more»
A Changing World
20 February 2015 | Nuclear techniques are now being used in polar and mountainous regions to study climate change and its impact on land-water-ecosystem quality in order to better conserve and manage these resources. Read more»
Nuclear science is climate science: IAEA, UNEP sign practical arrangement to address climate change
18 February 2015 | Representatives of the IAEA and UNEP met to sign a Practical Arrangement, that would clarify how and where the two agencies would collaborate in the coming six years, enhancing an already long history of partnership. Read more»
IAEA’s TC, Human Health and PACT Programmes commemorate World Cancer Day 2015
17 February 2015 | To mark this year’s World Cancer Day, IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano welcomed H.E. Roman Tesfay, the First Lady of Ethiopia, and a panel of expert speakers to the Agency’s headquarters in Vienna. A large projection on the Vienna International Centre was also organized. Read more»
Fighting Forgery: IAEA, Bank of Lebanon and Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission cooperate to detect counterfeit bills
17 February 2015 | With the support of the IAEA, the Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission (LAEC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL) to develop quality-control testing for banknotes and coins. Read more»
IAEA technical cooperation programme: Riding the radio waves
12 February 2015 | 13 February is World Radio Day – a day to celebrate radio as a communication channel and also as an important way to reach IAEA Member States in the developing parts of the world where internet access or TV ownership is limited. Read more»

A beaming future: IAEA supports installation of e-beam facility in Philippines
11 February 2015 | Through an ongoing technical cooperation (TC) project, the Philippines now counts itself among the few countries in the region with a fully-functional and operational e-beam facility. Read more»

Together We Can Do More
9 February 2015 | Cancer is preventable and increasingly curable, but to fight the disease in low and middle income countries requires international collaboration and resources. Read more»
Bosnia and Herzegovina signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2015-2019
9 February 2015 | Emir Dizdarevic, Director, State Regulatory Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2015–2019. Read more»
Azerbaijan signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2015-2020
9 February 2015 | H.E. Mr Galib Israfilov, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the IAEA, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Azerbaijan’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2015-2020. Read more»
World Cancer Day: Afghanistan Looks to Open Cancer Care Centre
3 February 2015 | In the conflict zones of Afghanistan, one quiet adversary that does not take any sides is cancer. But for the first time in 23 years the country is preparing to get a radiotherapy machine and re-establish cancer care in Kabul. Read more»
Passing the torch: IAEA and Singapore commit to Third Country Training
3 February 2015 | On 26 January 2015, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Her Excellency Grace Fu, Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Singapore-IAEA Third Country Training Programme (TCTP). Read more»
Brunei, IAEA Discuss Cooperation in Cancer Care, Agriculture
2 February 2015 | The IAEA is prepared to assist Brunei Darussalam, one of its newest members, in expanding the use of nuclear techniques for the welfare of its population, said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in Bandar Seri Begawan last week. Read more»
IAEA roundtable to mark World Cancer Day on 4 February
27 January 2015 | To mark the occasion of World Cancer Day, the IAEA’s Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) will host a roundtable panel discussion with notable speakers from around the world to address some of the issues regarding comprehensive cancer control in developing countries. Read more»
Inaugurating the first nuclear medicine facility in Mauritania
22 January 2015 | On November 28, 2014, the 54th anniversary of Mauritanian independence, His Excellency, President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz inaugurated the completed nuclear medicine facility. View photo essay
Uranium in Africa: Aiming high for leadership
13 January 2015 | Project leaders from across the African region gathered at the first ever Leadership Academy workshop on sustainable uranium production to discuss effective leadership skills and methods. Read more»



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