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IAEA Reveals Winner of 'Atoms For Peace' Essay Competition

Some 200 young writers from around the world submitted essays and speeches for the IAEA's Atoms for Peace Essay Competition. Read more →

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IAEA and OPEC Fund to Strengthen Cooperation in Climate Adaptation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund) have formally agreed to strengthen joint efforts in the area of nuclear science and technology for climate adaption and mitigation. Read more →

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Repurposing Coal Power Plant Sites with Low Carbon Nuclear

As coal consumption continues to rise worldwide despite global efforts to slash greenhouse gas emissions, several countries are eyeing a strategy for using advanced nuclear power including small modular reactors (SMRs) to reduce reliance on the most polluting fossil fuel. Read more →

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Update 201 - IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has for several days depended on a single power line for the off-site electricity it needs to cool its six reactors and for other essential nuclear safety and security functions, leaving it highly vulnerable to any further grid disruptions during the military conflict, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said today. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Says Morocco Progresses with New Nuclear and Radiation Safety Framework, Recommends Further Steps to Complete Transition

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Morocco is committed to maintaining and strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety. The team said the country has taken effective steps to establish a new legal and regulatory framework. It recommended additional measures to complete the transition from a 1971 law and align the new regulations with IAEA safety standards. The team also called for improving the regulatory oversight of the country’s research reactor. Read more →

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IAEA Opens Fusion Energy Discussion at COP28 as Momentum Keeps Growing

Fusion is developing fast and gaining momentum as a climate solution, the IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said at a COP28 event in Dubai. Read more →

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