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IAEA Director General Focuses on Cancer at Kenya Conference

In three separate speaking engagements at the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), which was held in Africa for the first time, Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the work of the IAEA in making nuclear technology available for development. Read more →

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IAEA Supports Introduction of Radiotherapy in Benin

The IAEA is actively supporting the efforts of the government of Benin to establish the country’s first radiotherapy centre, Director General Yukiya Amano told Beninese officials during his visit to Cotonou and Porto Novo from 23 to 25 August. Read more →

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IAEA-Supported Research Examines Impact of Ocean Acidification on Coastal Societies

Coastal communities will be affected to varying degrees by ocean acidification, depending on the extent of their reliance on small-scale fisheries, a four-year study supported by the IAEA found. Read more →

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IAEA, US Pacific Disaster Center to Cooperate for Better Natural Hazard Monitoring and Notification for Nuclear Installations

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the University of Hawaii’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) signed an agreement today to cooperate on monitoring of external hazards in relation to the safety of nuclear installations. Read more →

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First Time: International School on Nuclear Security in Arabic hosted in Egypt

Customs and law enforcement agents are normally the first line of defense against malicious acts. They joined other participants, including regulators, operators, and academics at the nuclear security school held for the first time in Cairo, Egypt. Read more →

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