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Creating a Blueprint for National Cancer Programmes: a Race Supported by the IAEA, IARC and WHO across the Globe

For every government, making the best use of available resources is key to saving lives in the race against cancer. This is especially true in low- and middle-income countries. Read more →

Due to poor farming practices in Iraq, saline lands are widespread in the country.
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Combatting Soil Salinisation Using Nuclear Techniques: The IAEA Commemorates 2021 World Soil Day

“Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea,” said once Pythagoras. Pure it may be, but too much of it in the soil can affect plant growth, a major problem for farmers, making the soil barren, threating agricultural production and food security. Read more →

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IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Senegal

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts completed today a nuclear security advisory mission in Senegal, which was carried out at the request of its Government. Read more →

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First-time Donors, Developing Countries Provide Funding to Renovate IAEA Nuclear Applications Labs, More Needed

With a steady increase in the number of donor countries, including both developing and first-time contributing nations, the latest phase of a major project to refurbish IAEA’s nuclear applications laboratories in Seibersdorf is approaching the next milestone: construction start. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Observed Safety Commitment by France’s Belleville Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of France’s Belleville Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has demonstrated commitment to safety by introducing additional methods to prepare for accident management and using innovative approaches in the training of plant staff. Read more →

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Director General Congratulates Fellowship Laureates and France’s Work in Education on Nuclear

Virtual education, energy, climate change, preserving antiquities, training the next generation of nuclear scientists: these are just some of the many endeavours carried out in the nuclear field in and around Paris. 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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