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Update 233 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

A recent Swiss-hosted “Summit on Peace in Ukraine” has highlighted wide international recognition of the crucial role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in preventing a nuclear accident during the conflict in Ukraine, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today. Read more →

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Director General: "Brazil Needs Nuclear and Nuclear Needs Brazil"

The IAEA Director General has highlighted the importance of Brazil for the global nuclear sector, during a trip to advance the country’s use of nuclear technologies to meet its development goals. Read more →

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How Are Universal Ionizing Radiation Symbols Used Around the World?

The ionizing radiation symbol, featuring three curved blades emanating from a central point, has been used since 1946 to warn workers, scientists and the public of the presence of radioactive material. Since then, the distinctive trefoil has become an internationally recognized symbol. Read more →

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Director General Grossi Visits Peru to Sign Agreements on Atoms4Food, Mining and Lithium

IAEA Director General, Rafael Mariano Grossi, visited Peru this week for high level meetings to enhance support for the country through the peaceful uses of nuclear technology in food security, health and the environment. Read more →

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IAEA Performed Over 3,000 Verification Activities Around the World— Safeguards Implementation Report 2023

In 2023, the IAEA conducted more than 3,000 in-field verification activities at over 1,300 nuclear facilities and ‘locations outside facilities’ around the world, according to the Safeguards Statement and Background for 2023, published recently. Read more →

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: Using Nuclear Science to Map Water Resources

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought highlights the urgent need to halt land degradation through global cooperation and innovative solutions – such as those offered by nuclear science. Read more →

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