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Call for Papers: Focusing on Safety and Sustainability for Radioactive Waste Management, Decommissioning, Environmental Protection and Remediation

Interested contributors have until 30 April 2023 to submit abstracts for the  Conference on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, Decommissioning, and Environmental Protection and Remediation 2023, to be hosted in Vi Read more →

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IAEA Team in Uzbekistan Concludes Site and External Events Design (SEED) Review for the Country’s First Nuclear Power Plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded a five-day mission to Uzbekistan to review the country’s safety processes for evaluating the site of its first nuclear power plant (NPP). Read more →


Nuclear Explained – How to Develop a Nuclear Power Programme

Thirty-two countries operate nuclear power plants, which provide some 10 per cent of the world’s electricity and account for 25 per cent of all low-carbon electricity. How many more countries are interested in or embarking on nuclear power? Read more →

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Update 144 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Experts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) present at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) inform that powerful explosions have been occurring outside the facility, indicating military activities in the vicinity of the site located on the frontline of the ongoing conflict in the country, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today. Read more →


IAEA Missions Established at all Nuclear Power Plants Across Ukraine

Teams of nuclear safety and security experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have been stationed at Ukraine’s nuclear power plants and the Chornobyl site. Read more →

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What is Radiation?

Radiation is energy that moves from one place to another in a form that can be described as waves or particles. We are exposed to radiation in our everyday life. Read more →

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