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The IAEA monitors nuclear material and facilities around the world to provide credible assurances that nuclear technology is only used for peaceful purposes. Over 800 people work at the IAEA Department of Safeguards, each bringing their own unique skills and background. This photo essay highlights six of our staff members: two inspectors, a systems engineer, a spectrometry specialist, a safeguards containment engineer and an IT systems analyst. These are just some of the faces of safeguards who work to make sure that the IAEA fulfils its mission.
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Faces of Safeguards

The IAEA monitors nuclear material and facilities around the world to provide credible assurances that nuclear technology is only used for peaceful purposes. Read more →

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Director General's Closing Remarks at International Conference on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities

Closing remarks at the International Conference on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano. Read more →

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Next Generation Reactors: Safe and Economical Tools for Sustainable Energy

The nuclear industry could benefit from a new generation of reactors designed to create inherently safer and more efficient nuclear power plants. Read more →

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IAEA Reviews Slovenia's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts today concluded a 12-day mission to review Slovenia’s arrangements for nuclear and radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR). Read more →

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Researcher Wins IAEA Nuclear Fusion Prize for Physics Insight into Reaching High-Performance Operation in Fusion Devices

Francois Ryter from Germany's Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics has won the IAEA's 2017 Nuclear Fusion Journal Prize for experimental work elucidating a mechanism that can trigger a fusion plasma to a state that allows the fusion device to operate under high performance, the journal’s Board of Editors has announced. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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The IAEA is the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field and seeks to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

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