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IAEA Director General Sees Progress in Fukushima Decommissioning Work

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi visited the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant today and said he was impressed by Japan’s efforts both to decommission the stricken site and to revive the wider region that was also severely affected by the 2011 tsunami and the subsequent nuclear accident. Read more →

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Japanese Prime Minister Abe Highlights Important Role of IAEA in Talks with Director General Grossi

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other senior Japanese officials voiced strong support for the important work of the IAEA during the first official visit of Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi to Tokyo today. Read more →

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Managing the Ever-Increasing Demand for Cancer Services in the Developing World

Cancer is not just a major health issue for people but also a growing development challenge with severe consequences on national well-being and government health budgets. Read more →

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Countries Move Towards Low Enriched Uranium to Fuel their Research Reactors

Almost 3500 kg of high enriched uranium (HEU) has been removed from research reactor sites worldwide over the last few decades as part of global efforts supported by the IAEA. Read more →


IAEA Support in the Caribbean Region

In the Caribbean region, nuclear techniques are helping address problems in food and agriculture, water and the environment, health and nutrition, industrial applications, energy planning and radiation safety. Read more →

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