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31 May 2016 News Story

Call for Papers: Abstracts for IAEA International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology Due 30 June

Interested contributors have until 30 June to submit an abstract to present at the IAEA International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST) to be held in Vienna from 24 to 28 April 2017.

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30 May 2016 News Story

IAEA Conference Launches ‘Ethical’ Appeal on Decommissioning, Environmental Remediation

Participants at an international IAEA conference in Spain have appealed for faster progress in addressing the legacy of the early development of nuclear energy, saying the decommissioning of old facilities and the remediation of affected sites should not be left to future generations.

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30 May 2016 Statement

Africa Day Commemoration

I am very pleased to speak at this event marking Africa Day. In six and a half years as Director General, I have seen African countries make more and more use of nuclear applications for peaceful purposes, for the benefit of ordinary people. This is very encouraging.

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27 May 2016 News Story

Promoting Understanding, Enhancing Safety: IAEA Services for Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation

Putting nuclear facilities safely and securely to rest once they have reached the end of their useful lives and making their sites available for future reuse require careful planning and implementation.

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26 May 2016 News Story

Over 50 New IAEA Coordinated Research Activities Now Open for Application

The IAEA is now accepting applications for participation in new coordinated research activities kicking off this year.

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26 May 2016 News Story

New Technologies in Decommissioning and Remediation

New and emerging technologies are making decommissioning and remediation more cost effective, faster and safer. From planning to execution and control, the use of new technologies is on the rise.

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25 May 2016 News Story

Increasing Understanding of Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage

Understanding the ins and outs of civil liability and compensation in case of nuclear damage is key if a nuclear incident affects several States, learned participants at this week’s IAEA workshop on the legal aspects of nuclear liability and the international legal instruments available.

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25 May 2016 News Story

Using Nuclear Technology: Independent Regulators, Appropriate Nuclear Legislation are Vital, Says IAEA Director General

Countries that use nuclear science and technology need a robust and independent regulator as well as appropriate nuclear legislation, said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in his keynote address at the Conference on National Strategy for the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in Tunis on Monday.

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