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Uzbekistan Becomes HEU-Free Following Shipment of Fuel to Russia

Uzbekistan became a country free from high enriched uranium (HEU) on 24 September, with the removal of irradiated liquid HEU fuel from a research reactor located at the Radiation and Technological Complex in Tashkent. Read more...

How the IAEA Will Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

The IAEA will play an active part in helping the international community achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Access to clean, reliable and affordable energy is a precondition for sustainable economic growth and improved human well-being, affecting health, education and job opportunities. Read more...

Russia's MEPhI University Joins IAEA-Endorsed Postgraduate Programme in Nuclear Management

The Russian Federation's National Research Nuclear University ("MEPhI") will become the second major university to offer an IAEA-endorsed masters programme on nuclear technology management. Read more...

Nuclear Power Forms an Important Pillar of Many Countries' Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

The need for climate change mitigation is a salient reason for an increasing number of countries considering nuclear power within their national energy portfolios, according to IAEA experts and government sources.Read more...

IAEA, NEA, EC Project Tracks Global Status & Trends of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste

The safe and secure management of spent fuel and radioactive waste presents many challenges to the nuclear industry. To mitigate these challenges, IAEA Member States are working together to report on the global status of spent fuel and radioactive waste inventories and management strategies, as discussed at a side event to the 59th IAEA General Conference. Read more...

Borehole Disposal Can Offer Safe End-of-Life Solutions for Sealed Radioactive Sources

Many Member States without nuclear power have only a small inventory of radioactive waste, primarily consisting of disused sealed radioactive sources (DSRS). Borehole disposal could offer a safe, simple and cost-effective method for the safe, secure and permanent disposal of such sources. Read more...


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Climate Change and Nuclear Power

International Conference on Research Reactors
16–20 November 2015

Nuclear Technology Review 2015

Nuclear Power: Status and Outlook

 Nuclear Power: Status and Outlook

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