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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: Using Nuclear Science to Map Water Resources

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought highlights the urgent need to halt land degradation through global cooperation and innovative solutions – such as those offered by nuclear science. Read more →

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IAEA Concludes Long Term Operational Safety Review at Unit 1 of the Angra Nuclear Power Plant in Brazil

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts completed a review of long term operational safety at Unit 1 of the Angra Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Brazil. Read more →

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Update 232 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

The International Atomic Energy Agency rotated its teams at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) today. Since the Agency established a continued presence at the site in September 2022, 20 teams of experts have crossed the frontline of the conflict in Ukraine to reach the plant, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Recognizes Canada’s Robust Regulatory Framework for Safety, Encourages Continued Improvements

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Canada has a comprehensive and robust regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety. The team also encouraged continued efforts to further align regulatory policies with the IAEA safety standards. Read more →

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IAEA Head Speaks to Insurance Companies: “There is a Global Consensus that Nuclear Should be Accelerated”

IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi is in Switzerland this week to engage with insurance executives about the potential of nuclear power. Read more →

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Verifying Spent Nuclear Fuel in Deep Geological Repositories

Countries embrace nuclear power for low-carbon energy, driving advanced deep geological repository programmes. Led by pioneers like Canada and Finland, collaboration with the IAEA helps to ensure safe nuclear material management for a cleaner energy future. Read more →

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