Atoms for Peace

Latest News

Cooling Towers
26 May 2015 News Story

IAEA Publishes 2014 Statistics on World Nuclear Power Reactors

An annual IAEA publication on the world's nuclear power reactors shows that, as of the end of 2014, 70 reactors were under construction and 96 more were reported to the IAEA as planned.

Read more →

Air sampling in Palangka Raya, Borneo, Indonesia
26 May 2015 News Story

IAEA Impact: Indonesia Works Towards Cleaner Air

Indonesians can look forward to breathing cleaner air following upcoming changes in regulations introduced as a result of a study conducted using nuclear analytical techniques.

Read more →

Closing Session
22 May 2015 News Story

Review Meeting of Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management Wraps Up

Staffing, implementing holistic management strategies and increasing public engagement were among the overarching issues at the Fifth Review Meeting of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, which concluded at the IAEA's headquarters in Vienna today.

Read more →

Hungarian Flag
22 May 2015 Press Release

IAEA Expert Mission Reviews Hungary's Regulatory Framework for Nuclear Safety

An IAEA team of nuclear and radiation safety experts concluded a 12-day mission to review the regulatory framework for nuclear safety in Hungary.

Read more →

Czech Republic Flag
22 May 2015 Press Release

IAEA Reviews Nuclear Safety Progress at ČEZ in Czech Republic

An IAEA team of nuclear safety experts completed an assessment of how ČEZ a.s., the Czech Republic's largest electricity company and the operator of the country's two nuclear power plants, has followed up on safety recommendations issued during an earlier review.

Read more →

Construction work at the turbine building of Units 3 – 4 of the Mochovce Nuclear Power Plant, Slovakia
21 May 2015 News Story

IAEA Helps Nuclear Newcomers with Workforce Planning Tool

In developing the necessary workforce for new nuclear power programmes, the IAEA is making increased use of a US-developed modelling tool to help newcomer countries understand their human resources requirements.

Read more →

19 May 2015 News Story

IAEA Director General Discusses Further Support to Croatia in the Peaceful Applications of Nuclear Technology

Strengthening health systems for cancer diagnosis and treatment using nuclear technology, controlling fruit flies in the Balkans, and establishing a nuclear waste storage centre were among the key issues that the IAEA Director General discussed with senior officials during a two-day visit to Croatia on 18 and 19 May 2015.

Read more →

19 May 2015 News Story

IAEA Assists Member States with Knowledge Management in Nuclear Safety

In most countries the nuclear safety infrastructure is diverse and complex, because nuclear technologies are used in various sectors — such as health, food production and distribution, water management, construction, shipping, electricity and the environment — and each sector has its own methods of sharing nuclear safety knowledge and its own repository of information.

Read more →


Director General Yukiya Amano

Conferences & Meetings


Featured Video


Featured Photo Essay


Fukushima Status Reports

26 May 2015

Last update: 27 May 2015