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IAEA NPT Side Event – How the Atom Benefits Life
27 April 2015 News Story

IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative to Get Boost from U.S., Japan

The IAEA’s efforts to help nations meet their development goals are set to receive a major boost this week with pledges from the United States and Japan to strengthen their support for the IAEA’s Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI).

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Yukiya Amano
27 April 2015 News Story

IAEA Backs NPT Goal to Maximise Peaceful Nuclear Benefits, Says Director General Amano

United Nations Headquarters — The IAEA plays an important role in activities under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), even though it is not a party to the landmark pact that took effect 45 years ago, Director General Yukiya Amano

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25 April 2015 News Story

Girls Discover the IAEA on Daughters' Day

Even though this is 12-year-old Myla’s third time attending the IAEA’s annual Daughters’ Day event, she says she keeps learning new and interesting things.

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24 April 2015 News Story

World Malaria Day: How a Nuclear Technique Could Provide a Future Method for Mosquito Control

A nuclear technique successfully used to control the spread of various pests could, in the future, contribute to combatting mosquitos and the diseases they carry.

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24 April 2015 News Story

Building Confidence and Trust during a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

Intense discussions and sharing lessons learned as well as innovative ideas were the hallmarks of the ninth International Experts Meeting (IEM) which focused on assessment and prognosis in response to a nuclear or radiological emergency. Two hundred experts from 70 countries and five internationa

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IAEA workshop on monitoring during a nuclear or radiological emergency
23 April 2015 News Story

IAEA Helps Strengthen Emergency Preparedness and Response Skills at Workshop in Fukushima

Radiological monitoring and environmental sampling are some of the most important activities responders would need to engage in during and immediately after a nuclear or radiological emergency to achieve their most important task: protecting the public.

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Rad Detection
22 April 2015 News Story

Bringing the Realization of a Strengthened Global Nuclear Security Framework Ever Closer

The entry into force of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) is vitally important to the global nuclear security framework. This was the core message the IAEA and its partners delivered to participants of a workshop on facilitating adherence to an

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Dao Thanh Canh
21 April 2015 News Story

IAEA Impact: Viet Nam Tackles Soil Erosion With Nuclear Techniques

Dao Thanh Canh never studied physics or chemistry in school, but he understands a thing or two about nuclear isotopes. Until a couple of years ago, much of his five-acre farm on the hills of central Viet Nam was gradually sliding away.

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Director General Yukiya Amano

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