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Important Resolutions Adopted: 60th IAEA General Conference Concludes

Delegates adopted key resolutions to further strengthen the IAEA’s work in nuclear science and technology, safety, security, safeguards and technical cooperation at the final session of the 60th General Conference today. Read more →

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Making Nuclear More Effective in Support of Sustainable Development: Conclusions of the 2016 Scientific Forum

Nuclear technology can help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and its effects will be more tangible if integrated into broader development strategies. This was the key message of this year’s Scientific Forum, ‘Nuclear Technology for the Sustainable Development Goals’. Read more →

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New App Allows Physicians to Better Treat Cardiovascular Disease

A new web app designed to help medical practitioners better treat cardiovascular diseases was launched today at the IAEA’s General Conference. Read more →

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Investing in Cancer Care Saves Lives and Strengthens Economies in Developing World

A radical increase in spending on cancer control is essential if the international community is to meet the United Nations sustainable development target of reducing cancer-related deaths by a third in 15 years. This requires cooperation between national governments, international organizations and development partners. Read more →

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Technical Cooperation in Africa: What Works and How to Improve

In the last 10 years, the IAEA's support to Africa has led to tangible improvements in human health, water resource management, industrial applications and human resource development. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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Set up in 1957 as the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, the Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

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