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IAEA Helps Burkina Faso Scale Up Fight Against Tsetse Flies

Burkina Faso today inaugurated the largest insect rearing facility in West Africa to apply a nuclear technique to suppress the tsetse fly, an insect harmful to both humans and animals. Read more →

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IAEA and EU Strengthen Cooperation in Nuclear Activities

The European Union and the International Atomic Energy Agency took steps to strengthen their cooperation in a range of nuclear activities including nuclear science applications during the fifth annual Senior Officials Meeting in Brussels this week. Read more →

As part of the decommissioning and environmental remediation works, an expert measures radioactivity levels at the former uranium production facilities at the Pridneprovsky Chemical Plant in Ukraine.
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IAEA Pushes Forward Initiative to Accelerate Nuclear Cleanup Efforts Worldwide

An IAEA initiative to help Member States step up efforts in decommissioning old nuclear facilities and remediating contaminated sites is shifting into higher gear this year. Read more →

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Japan to Support Use of NDT Technology for Recovery from Earthquakes, Floods in Asia and the Pacific

Japan is contributing US$ 725,200 towards a new IAEA initiative to use nuclear technology for the verification of the integrity of buildings following earthquakes and other natural disasters. Read more →

IAEA Director General Amano talks at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 14 February 2017
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Director General Amano Highlights Role of Nuclear Power in World Government Summit, UAE

At the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), today, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano provided an overview of the role of nuclear power in coming years, highlighting the importance of nuclear safety and security. Read more →

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