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Strengthening Radiation Medicine Capacities at Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Strengthening Radiation Medicine Capacities at Chiang Mai University, Thailand
2014-06-16
On 22 May 2014, the Center for Medical Excellence of Chiang Mai University, in Thailand, held the Grand Opening of its new PET/CT and Cyclotron Center.  More »

National Liaison Officers for the Asia & the Pacific region meet in Vienna
National Liaison Officers for the Asia & the Pacific region meet in Vienna
2014-05-21
On 5-8 May 2014, a meeting, bringing together 57 National Liaison Officers and National Liaison Assistants from the Member States and entities currently participating in the technical cooperation (TC) programme in the Asia and the Pacific region, was held at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna.  More »

Lao People?s Democratic Republic signs its first Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2018
Lao People?s Democratic Republic signs its first Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2018
2014-05-13
HE Khamkheuang Bounteum, Lao People?s Democratic Republic Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the IAEA, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed the Lao People?s Democratic Republic?s first Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2014 - 2018. More »

Asian Cooperative Agreement Holds 36th Regional Meeting
Asian Cooperative Agreement Holds 36th Regional Meeting
2014-04-15
Improving social, economic and environmental benefits is the shared objective of the RCA, a regional grouping of Asian countries which seeks to promote research, development and training related to nuclear science and technology. More »

Moving towards a Regional Emergency Response Plan in the Gulf
Moving towards a Regional Emergency Response Plan in the Gulf
2014-04-14
Through the IAEA technical cooperation project RAS/2/015, Supporting the Introduction of Nuclear Power for Electricity Generation and Seawater Desalination, the IAEA has been supporting the GCC countries in their development of the Regional Radiological and Nuclear Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan.  More »

Fiji Seeks to Establish a Radiotherapy Facility to Improve Cancer Treatment
Fiji Seeks to Establish a Radiotherapy Facility to Improve Cancer Treatment
2014-04-10
Fiji has one of the highest death rates from breast and cervical cancer in the world, but has no radiotherapy services. Every year the Ministry of Health sends approximately 15-24 radiotherapy patients to India, New Zealand or Australia. Fiji has requested the IAEA's help to establish a radiotherapy facility to improve cancer treatment in the country. More »

Raising the bar - Supporting quality assurance programmes in nuclear analytical laboratories
Raising the bar - Supporting quality assurance programmes in nuclear analytical laboratories
2014-04-10
A training workshop on quality assurance requirements for environmental radioanalytical laboratories took place last week at IAEA headquarters in Vienna, organized by the IAEA Environment Laboratories, under IAEA technical cooperation projects IRQ0006, JOR9010 and UAE7003. More »

Upgrading radioactive waste management infrastructure in the Asia and the Pacific region: Review meeting takes place in Thailand
Upgrading radioactive waste management infrastructure in the Asia and the Pacific region: Review meeting takes place in Thailand
2014-03-26
The Midterm Project Review and Coordination Meeting of the IAEA Regional technical cooperation Project RAS/9/071, entitled Establishing a Radioactive Waste Management Infrastructure, took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 10 to 14 March 2014.  More »

RCA looking forward: Promoting increased ownership and enhanced management of regional cooperative programmes by RCA Government Parties
RCA looking forward: Promoting increased ownership and enhanced management of regional cooperative programmes by RCA Government Parties
2014-03-14
Three working groups, comprised of 14 representatives from the States Parties and members of the Monitoring Committee of the Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology for Asia and the Pacific (RCA), have met at IAEA headquarters, Vienna, in February 2014.  More »

Promoting nuclear and radiation safety, with support from the European Commission, in Asia and the Pacific region
Promoting nuclear and radiation safety, with support from the European Commission, in Asia and the Pacific region
2014-02-20
Under a contribution agreement, the EC will contribute a total of 1 754 600 Euros to support the needs of the Asia and the Pacific region in the field of nuclear and radiation safety from 2013 to 2016. More »

New Members States, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, meet to discuss preparatory work for the 2016-2017 technical cooperation (TC) programme
New Members States, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, meet to discuss preparatory work for the 2016-2017 technical cooperation (TC) programme
2014-02-07
Delegates met at the IAEA headquarters, Vienna, from 27 to 31 January 2014, to discuss the preparatory work for the development and submission of the next TC programme.  More »

IAEA Director General Visits Southeast Asia
IAEA Director General Visits Southeast Asia
2014-02-04
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano visited Souteast Asia from 7 to 17 January 2014. More »

A Regular Day at
A Regular Day at "K Hospital" in Hanoi
2014-02-03
It could be mistaken for Hanoi?s central railway station at rush hour. Hundreds of people, many with bags and camp beds, wait in long queues. But they are not buying tickets or boarding trains. They are awaiting the results of medical tests, collecting medication or registering for treatment. More »

Supporting the scientists of the future: Developing extra-curricular educational material on nuclear science and technology for secondary schools
Supporting the scientists of the future: Developing extra-curricular educational material on nuclear science and technology for secondary schools
2014-01-02
The IAEA has initiated a project to develop training materials and teaching aids to support extra-curricular activities to help engage the younger generations and, hopefully, inspire students to pursue careers in nuclear science and technology. More »

Sri Lanka Establishes Baseline Data for Marine Radioactivity
Sri Lanka Establishes Baseline Data for Marine Radioactivity
2013-11-22
With technical support from the IAEA, Sri Lanka has successfully established a baseline data for marine radioactivity around the island More »

Supporting infrastructure for introducing a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh: the IAEA assists with the review of regulatory guidance on site evaluation
Supporting infrastructure for introducing a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh: the IAEA assists with the review of regulatory guidance on site evaluation
2013-11-18
From 6 to 15 November 2013, IAEA experts met with the counterparts from the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority to assist in the review of the draft regulatory guidance on site evaluation for safety of nuclear power plants. More »

Supporting sustainable crop production in Asia and the Pacific: IAEA hosts a group fellowship
Supporting sustainable crop production in Asia and the Pacific: IAEA hosts a group fellowship
2013-11-12
On 7 October ? 5 November 2013, the IAEA, under the technical cooperation (TC) programme, hosted a group fellowship on agricultural soil and water management to support sustainable crop production in the Asia and the Pacific region. More »

Pakistan signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2019
Pakistan signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2019
2013-09-19
Ansar Parvez, Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Pakistan?s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2014 - 2019 on 19 September 2013.  More »

Kuwait signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2019
Kuwait signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2019
2013-09-19
Naji M. Al-Mutairi, Director General, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Kuwait?s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2014-2019 on 19 September 2013. More »

Bangladesh signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2013-2017
Bangladesh signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2013-2017
2013-09-17
A. S. M. Firoz, Chairman Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Bangladesh?s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2013-2017 on 17 September 2013. More »

Sri Lanka signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2017
Sri Lanka signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2014-2017
2013-09-17
R. L. Wijaywardana, Chairman, Atomic Energy Authority, Sri Lanka, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Sri Lanka?s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2014-2017 on 19 September 2013. More »

From Hilltops to Oceans - Managing Pollution in Manila Bay with Isotopic Techniques
From Hilltops to Oceans - Managing Pollution in Manila Bay with Isotopic Techniques
2013-09-17
R. L. Wijaywardana, Chairman, Atomic Energy Authority, Sri Lanka, and Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Sri Lanka?s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2014-2017 on 19 September 2013. More »

Palau hosts a review meeting to assess the progress of the technical cooperation (TC) project Marine Benchmark Study on the Possible Impact of the Fukushima Radioactive Releases in the Asia-Pacific Region
Palau hosts a review meeting to assess the progress of the technical cooperation (TC) project Marine Benchmark Study on the Possible Impact of the Fukushima Radioactive Releases in the Asia-Pacific Region
2013-09-10
The annual meeting to review the progress of a technical cooperation (TC) project ?Marine Benchmark Study on the Possible Impact of the Fukushima Radioactive Releases in the Asia-Pacific Region?, has taken place in Palau from 12 to 16 August 2013. More »

Developing a regional emergency response plan in the Gulf region with the IAEA?s technical cooperation support
Developing a regional emergency response plan in the Gulf region with the IAEA?s technical cooperation support
2013-08-30
Prompted by the Fukushima accident and the growth in activities related to the development of nuclear power in the region, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) is developing a Regional Radiological and Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Plan (RNEPR) for the countries in the Gulf region.  More »

IAEA Conducts Workshop on State Systems of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material for Myanmar
IAEA Conducts Workshop on State Systems of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material for Myanmar
2013-08-30
On the request of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the IAEA conducted a national workshop on State Systems for Accounting for and Control of nuclear material (SSAC) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from 26 to 28 August 2013. More »

Planning for the Future: Developing Palau?s technical cooperation Country Programme Framework
Planning for the Future: Developing Palau?s technical cooperation Country Programme Framework
2013-08-02
Palau is now in the process of preparing its first Country Programme Framework (CPF), a document that provides a frame of reference for technical cooperation between a Member State and the IAEA.  More »

Joining forces to improve rice production in the Asia and the Pacific region
Joining forces to improve rice production in the Asia and the Pacific region
2013-08-02
The IAEA, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have joined forces to enhance rice productivity, combining their expertise to develop sustainable rice production systems that will improve food security and farmers? livelihoods in the Asia and the Pacific region. More »

Vietnam and IAEA update an Integrated Work Plan (IWP) for the development of nuclear power infrastructure for 2011-2015
Vietnam and IAEA update an Integrated Work Plan (IWP) for the development of nuclear power infrastructure for 2011-2015
2013-07-03
The annual meeting to review the status of implementation of an Integrated Work Plan (IWP) for building nuclear power infrastructure in Vietnam has taken place at the IAEA?s headquarters in Vienna from 24 to 26 June 2013. More »

United Arab Emirates and IAEA sign an Integrated Work Plan (IWP) to support the implementation of the national nuclear power programme
United Arab Emirates and IAEA sign an Integrated Work Plan (IWP) to support the implementation of the national nuclear power programme
2013-06-07
United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the IAEA have signed an Integrated Work Plan (IWP) to support the implementation of the national nuclear power programme on 5 June 2013. More »

IAEA Regional Workshop Details Support for Pacific Islands States
IAEA Regional Workshop Details Support for Pacific Islands States
2013-05-03
12 Pacific Island States took part in an IAEA workshop that explained the developmental benefits to be obtained through nuclear science and applications in human health, water resource management, food and agriculture, marine and coastal environment protection, and climate change studies. More »

Introducing a Regional Learning Management System in KAERI for Asia and the Pacific region
Introducing a Regional Learning Management System in KAERI for Asia and the Pacific region
2013-03-25
The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) hosted a regional meeting on the topic of ?Train-the-Trainers on the Regional Learning Management System (LMS),? on 5-8 March 2013.  More »

ARASIA Project Design Meeting held at IAEA HQ
ARASIA Project Design Meeting held at IAEA HQ
2013-03-11
Within the efforts of the Asia and the Pacific Division for the preparation of the Technical Cooperation Programme for the TC cycle 2014-2015, a meeting was held from 6 to 8 March 2013 in Vienna to discuss some of the ARASIA proposed TC project  More »

IAEA School for Drafting Safety Regulations takes place for the first time for the Asia and the Pacific Region
IAEA School for Drafting Safety Regulations takes place for the first time for the Asia and the Pacific Region
2013-02-08
This January, the IAEA, through its technical cooperation programme, has held a School of Drafting Safety Regulations for countries in the Asia and the Pacific Region. It is the first time that such a School has been organized for Member States from this region More »

Indonesia signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2013-2017
Indonesia signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2013-2017
2012-12-13
Mr Rachmat Budiman, Ambassador and Resident Representative of Indonesia and Mr Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Indonesia?s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2013-2017 on 13 December 2012. More »

Making Food Safer with Irradiation Technology in Indonesia: A Better Diet for People with Weak Immune Systems
Making Food Safer with Irradiation Technology in Indonesia: A Better Diet for People with Weak Immune Systems
2012-10-12
Find out how the IAEA is assisting Indonesia with food safety. More »

The RCA celebrates its 40th anniversary at a side event at the IAEA?s 56th General Conference
The RCA celebrates its 40th anniversary at a side event at the IAEA?s 56th General Conference
2012-09-19
The Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology for Asia and the Pacific (RCA) celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. As part of the activities to mark the occasion, a panel discussion was held as a side event to the IAEA?s 56th General Conference on 18 September 2012. More »

NLO Induction Workshop Vienna
NLO Induction Workshop Vienna
2012-09-10
An NLO/NLA Induction Workshop took place in Vienna More »

The first IAEA group fellowship training on soil water management funded by Japan comes to successful end
The first IAEA group fellowship training on soil water management funded by Japan comes to successful end
2012-09-05
The first group fellowship provided by the IAEA on the use of isotopic and nuclear techniques for soil and water management has come to a successful end on 17 August 2012. More »

1st Coordination Meeting on Climate-Proofing Rice Production
1st Coordination Meeting on Climate-Proofing Rice Production
2012-07-09
The 1st coordination meeting on Climate-Proofing Rice Production was held from 25 to 29 June in Manila, Philippines More »

3rd Regional Coordination Meeting on Clinical Training Programmes
3rd Regional Coordination Meeting on Clinical Training Programmes
2012-04-02
The Third Regional Meeting on the Clinical Training Programmes and Certification Scheme/ Process was held from 05 to 09 March 2012 in Vienna, Austria More »

32nd Regional Meeting of the Natl RCA Reps
32nd Regional Meeting of the Natl RCA Reps
2010-05-28
representatives of the Governments of the parties to the Regional Cooperative Agreement (RCA) was held in Manila, Philippines on 27-30 April 2010.  More »

Human Nutrition to Prevent Obesity in Syria
Human Nutrition to Prevent Obesity in Syria
2010-05-17
The IAEA has been assisting Syria in addressing obesity issues through the TC project SYR/6/012 The Role of Human Nutrition in the Prevention of Obesity and Related Non-communicable Diseases which started in 2005.  More »

Improving Groundwater Management through Isotopes in Lebanon
Improving Groundwater Management through Isotopes in Lebanon
2010-05-15
The Agency has been assisting Lebanon through the TC project LEB/8/004 Improvement of Groundwater Management and Protection through the Use of Isotopes and Nuclear Techniques, to establish a laboratory that is capable of using nuclear techniques for the study and management of water resources through the use of isotope techniques.  More »

Improving Cyclotron Facilities for Medical Use in Syria
Improving Cyclotron Facilities for Medical Use in Syria
2010-05-08
Under TC Project SYR/4/010 Developing Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals, the Syrian counterpart continued their efforts to upgrade and improve the existing cyclotron and related facilities for the production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals for medical use.  More »

Malaysia signs CPF
Malaysia signs CPF
2010-03-01
On 26 February 2010 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, the Malaysia CPF was signed by Dr Daud Mohamad, Director General from the Malaysian Nuclear Agency and IAEA DDG-TC Ms Ana Mar�a Cetto.  More »

RCF Working Group Meeting
RCF Working Group Meeting
2010-03-01
From 25-26 February 2010, Experts gathered as a Working Group at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, to help come up with the basis for the Regional Cooperative Framework (RCF) for the Asia and the Pacific Region.  More »

Singapore signs first CPF
Singapore signs first CPF
2010-02-05
On 2 February 2010 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, the first Singapore CPF was signed by the Resident Representative of Singapore in Geneva and IAEA DDG-TC Ms Ana Mar�a Cetto.  More »

Pakistan signs CPF
Pakistan signs CPF
2010-01-12
The Pakistan CPF was signed on 14 December 2009 by Dr Ansar Parvez, Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and signed by IAEA DDG-TC Ms Ana Mar�a Cetto at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna on 11 January 2010.  More »

Myanmar signs CPF
Myanmar signs CPF
2009-12-17
On 15 December 2009 the first CPF with Myanmar was signed at the IAEA in Vienna, by Ms Ana-Mar�a Cetto, Deputy Director General, Department of Technical Cooperation and, on behalf of the Government of Myanmar, by Mr Tin Win, Ambassador, Embassy of the Union of Myanmar, Federal Republic of Germany.  More »

Mongolia signs CPF
Mongolia signs CPF
2009-12-16
On 15 December 2009 the second CPF between Mongolia and the IAEA (for 2009-2014) was signed, by Ms Ana-Mar�a Cetto, Deputy Director General, Department of Technical Cooperation and, on behalf of the Government of Mongolia, by Prof. Sodnom Enkhbat, ScD, Director General, Nuclear Energy Agency of Mongolia.  More »

Kuwait signs its first Country Programme Framework
Kuwait signs its first Country Programme Framework
2009-12-14
Kuwait signed its first Country Programme Framework (CPF) with the IAEA on Friday 11 December 2009. The CPF has identified energy, health, safety and security as well as other socioeconomic issues as development priority areas of cooperation with the IAEA.  More »

TCAP NLO Meeting at the Hillinger Hotel in Vienna
TCAP NLO Meeting at the Hillinger Hotel in Vienna
2009-12-14
The TCAP National Liaison Officers (NLO) Meeting was held from 9-11 December 2009 at the Hillinger Hotel in Vienna.  More »

Lebanon signs CPF
Lebanon signs CPF
2009-11-25
On 24 November 2009 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, the Lebanon CPF was signed by Mr. Mouin Hamz�, Secretary General from the National Council for Scientific Research and IAEA DDG-TC Ms Ana Mar�a Cetto.  More »

RAS4031 RTC on Electricity and Water Demand Assessment
RAS4031 RTC on Electricity and Water Demand Assessment
2009-11-02
On 18?29 October, 2009 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, the first training activity for GCC countries was carried out under RAS/4/031 Planning and Developing Nuclear Power, so as to assist the GCC countries in building human capacity for planning and development of nuclear power.  More »

Sri Lanka signs CPF
Sri Lanka signs CPF
2009-10-30
On Tuesday 29 October 2009, the Sri Lanka Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2010-2015 was signed by the Sri Lanka Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Sri Lanka, and IAEA DDG-TC Ana Mar�a Cetto.  More »

Jordan signs CPF
Jordan signs CPF
2009-09-21
On 18 September 2009 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, the Jordan CPF was signed by Dr. Khalid Toukan, Chairman from the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission and IAEA DDG-TC Ms Ana Mar�a Cetto.  More »

RAS6034 Senior Mgmt Mtg on ISO15189
RAS6034 Senior Mgmt Mtg on ISO15189
2008-07-30
From 14-17 July 2008, a Senior Management Meeting on ISO 15189 Equipment Management and Laboratory Safety for TC Project RAS/6/034 Quality Assurance Programme for Molecular-Based Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases, took place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.  More »

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