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IAEA Safety Mission Sees Significant Progress at Canada’s Pickering Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Canada’s Pickering Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) demonstrated strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of an initial IAEA review in 2016. The team also encouraged a focus on continued improvement. Read more →

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Ambassador Leena Al-Hadid Takes Over as New Chairperson of IAEA Board of Governors

The IAEA Board of Governors elected by acclamation Ambassador Leena Al-Hadid of Jordan as the Chairperson of the IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2018–2019. Her one-year term commences today. She replaces Ambassador Darmansjah Djumala of Indonesia. Read more →


62nd IAEA General Conference Concludes

Over two thousand five hundred participants from 153 Member States were at the 62nd IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria. Read more →

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What Nuclear Technology Can Offer to Address Climate Change: Conclusions of the Scientific Forum

Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions through low-carbon electricity, offering methods to monitor the impact of emissions on oceans and soils, and helping countries adapt to increasingly erratic weather – these are some of the areas in which nuclear technology can offer proven solutions to address some of today’s most pressing climate-related challenges. Read more →

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General Conference Day 5 Highlights

On the final day of the weeklong 62nd IAEA General Conference, a number of resolutions were adopted to further strengthen the IAEA’s work in the areas of nuclear science and technology, safety, security, safeguards and technical cooperation. See this article summarizing the resolutions. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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