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1 July 2015 News Story

Controlling avian flu in West Africa: nuclear-derived techniques enable early detection of outbreak

Following the recent outbreak of avian flu in Cote d’Ivoire, the IAEA – through its partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – is helping West African countries in the early and accurate detection of the virus using nuclear-derived techniques.

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1 July 2015 Press Release

IAEA Director General to visit Iran

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano travels to Tehran today for meetings with President Hassan Rouhani and other senior Iranian officials on Thursday.

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29 June 2015 Press Release

IAEA Reviews Nigeria’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded a two-week mission to review infrastructure development for a new nuclear power programme in Nigeria. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was carried at the invitation of the Nigerian Government.

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29 June 2015 News Story

IAEA Director General and US Secretary of State John Kerry Meet on Iran Negotiations

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today to discuss the ongoing negotiations between Iran and E3+3 countries.

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26 June 2015 News Story

Malaysian Rare Earth Plant Complies with IAEA Recommendations, Report Concludes

The Malaysian government has implemented all recommendations put forward by an IAEA-led review mission in 2011 on radiation safety at the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP), a rare earths processing facility completed in 2012 near Kuantan, Malaysia.

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Global Strategy to Eliminate Peste des petits ruminats (PPR) IAEA FAO
24 June 2015 News Story

Global Strategy to Fight Global Ruminant Pest Uses Nuclear Techniques

Nuclear techniques successfully used in the global eradication of rinderpest by 2011 will take centre stage in the elimination of a major small ruminant disease in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

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23 June 2015 Press Release

IAEA Reviews Nigeria’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today concluded a 10-day mission to review the emergency preparedness and response framework in Nigeria. The Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) was carried out at the invitation of the Nigerian Government.

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22 June 2015 News Story

Preparing for the Unexpected: Operational Safety Conference to Tackle the Big Issues

Four years after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan, the international nuclear community is gathering once again to discuss the lessons that have been learned, and explore avenues for the improvement of operational safety worldwide.

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