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New IAEA Report Presents Global Overview of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Management

As a growing number of countries use nuclear technology to generate electricity and radioactive material for many other purposes, there is significant progress in the safe and effective management of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel arising from these activities, including the development of deep geological repositories (DGRs), an IAEA report has found. Read more →

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Defending Against Zoonoses Through Food Safety

Since consumers cannot always see, taste or smell the threat of contaminated food, food safety laboratories around the world serve as a line of defence to prevent and halt the spread of harmful agents of diseases. Read more →

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IAEA Completes First Review of a Nuclear Higher Education Degree Programme

The IAEA has completed its first curriculum review of a university degree programme with a nuclear specialization. Read more →

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IAEA Publication Guides Nations on Assessing Nuclear Security Threats

With the expansion of nuclear and radioactive materials in use worldwide, the potential for malicious use of these materials is a growing concern. Read more →

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Deadline Extended: Call for Papers on Managing Land and Water for Climate-Smart Agriculture

Interested contributors have until 28 February 2022 to submit abstracts for the IAEA’s International Symposium on Managing Land and Water for Climate-Smart Agriculture, to be held from 25 to 29 July 2022 at IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Read more →

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IAEA Publishes Free e-Book on Nuclear Law

The IAEA’s first ever book by global thought leaders on nuclear law has just been published in e-book format, providing free access to a compilation of essays on this highly specialized legal field. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 22 November: Vienna-based IAEA staff are advised to work from home. For more, click here.

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