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IAEA Donates Specialized Vehicle to Moldova to Strengthen Transport Security

In supporting the efforts of Moldova to strengthen its national nuclear security infrastructure, the IAEA has donated a specialized cargo vehicle to the country to facilitate the safe and secure transport of radioactive sources to designated specialized storage locations in the country. Read more →

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New Dosimetry Audit Service for Linacs Used in Radiotherapy

The IAEA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have rolled out a new type of dosimetry audit as a cost-free service to radiotherapy centres around the world to support hospitals in tackling the growing cancer burden. Read more →

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Test and Learn: IAEA Conducts Pilot Virtual School on Nuclear and Radiological Leadership for Safety

The links between an organization’s safety culture, leadership and decision-making, as well as the role of the IAEA safety standards in providing a robust framework to ensure high level of nuclear safety were among the key topics covered during a four-day pilot of a virtual School on Nuclear and Read more →

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With Just 100 Days Before Climate Conference, IAEA Highlights Nuclear’s Contribution to Mitigation and Adaptation

With less than 100 days until the COP26 global climate summit, the IAEA is finalizing its preparations for the event. During this conference, to be held from 31 October to 12 November in Glasgow, UK, the IAEA will showcase how nuclear technologies contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and also to addressing the consequences of climate change. Read more →

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China Begins Construction of its First Underground Research Laboratory for High Level Waste Disposal

China has begun constructing its first underground research laboratory in the Gobi Desert, to determine the area’s suitability for future geological disposal of high level radioactive waste (HLW), including spent nuclear fuel, generated in China's 51 operational nuclear power plants. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 30 June: Vienna-based IAEA staff are working from the VIC as of 1 July. For more, click here.

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