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DG Grossi Opens Board Meeting with Updates on Ukraine, Iran, Naval Nuclear Propulsion and IAEA’s Impact

In his opening statement to the IAEA’s Board of Governors, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said, “We took a step in the right direction” with regards to the situation around Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) in Ukraine. Read more →

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Update 160 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has been without external back-up power for three months now, leaving it extremely vulnerable in case the sole functioning main power line goes down again and underlining the importance of adhering to five principles established by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the protection of the facility during the military conflict, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today. Read more →

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How the Circular Economy is Transforming Nuclear Decommissioning

The traditional linear economic model — extracting materials, turning them into manufactured goods and discarding them after consumption — is often criticized for creating a considerable amount of waste and pollution, as well as contributing to climate change and biodiversity loss.  Read more →

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IAEA Report Finds Japan’s Measurements of the Treated Water to be Discharged from Fukushima Daiichi Accurate and Precise

Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS), has demonstrated its capabilities for accurate and precise measurements of the radionuclides present in the treated water stored on site, according to an International Atomic Energy Ag Read more →


IAEA Director General Statement to United Nations Security Council

I thank the President of the Security Council in allowing me the opportunity today to update you on IAEA activities concerning safety, security and safeguards in Ukraine. Your own personal conviction in supporting me and the work of the IAEA has been remarkable. Read more →

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IAEA Code of Conduct: 20 Years of Progress in Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

More than 270 legal and technical experts from 128 countries and four international organizations have convened this week in Vienna, Austria, to review progress achieved in the safety and security of radioactive sources and address areas in need of improvement. Read more →

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