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IAEA Board of Governors
5 March 2015 News Story

Board of Governors Concludes March Deliberations

After four days of deliberations the IAEA Board of Governors closed its meeting on 5 March 2015.

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Radiation oncology team at the National Cancer Centre, Angau Memorial Hospital, Papua New Guinea
4 March 2015 News Story

Papua New Guinea to Fight Pests, Improve Access to Cancer Care Under First Ever IAEA Project

Papua New Guinea, one of the IAEA’s newest Member States, is getting ready to use nuclear techniques in agriculture, environmental monitoring and cancer treatment, the country’s officials said.

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4 March 2015 Press Release

IAEA and Iran to Hold Technical Meeting in Tehran

The IAEA and Iran have agreed to hold a technical meeting in Tehran on 9 March 2015.

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3 March 2015 News Story

Women on Boards

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2015, the IAEA hosted another riveting panel discussion, this time focusing on powerful women serving on academic, national and international boards, and at the head of international organisations.

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IAEA Board of Governors, 2 March 2015
2 March 2015 News Story

IAEA Director General Highlights Importance of Nuclear Techniques for Development

Helping developing countries to fight diseases and meet their development needs using nuclear technology was one of the main issues addressed by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in his introductory statement to the Agency’s Board of Governors.

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Technician working in the BSL-3 laboratory of the Centre for Disease Control/Uganda Virus Research Institute (CDC/UVRI)
27 February 2015 News Story

Early Warning for Ebola: Strengthening Africa's Capacity to Anticipate Risk of Outbreaks

Experts in Africa will be able to better track and detect animal diseases that could eventually be transmitted to humans as a result of a new € 2.7 million IAEA project.

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Vienna International Centre
24 February 2015 News Story

Experts Underscore Need to Strengthen R&D Data Sharing as Part of Post-Fukushima Action Plan

The need to improve understanding and reduce uncertainty in phenomenon and models having bearing on safety by better sharing information on vital nuclear research projects was underscored at the IAEA's eighth International Experts Meeting (IEM) in Vienna last week.

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Scientist examines soil samples in Antarctica
20 February 2015 News Story

A Changing World

Nuclear techniques are now being used in polar and mountainous regions to study climate change and its impact on land-water-ecosystem quality in order to better conserve and manage these resources.

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IAEA Topics in Focus

Radioactive Waste Management

The Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, together with the IAEA international Safety Standards are helping provide a framework for safety at the international level in the area of radioactive waste management. Go To Coverage →

IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety

Sharing IAEA Action Plan information across the world nuclear community. Go To Coverage →

Cancer Care and Control

The IAEA contributes nuclear techniques to the fight against cancer, a major global health problem that increasingly impacts the world, particularly developing countries. Go To Coverage →

Nuclear Power

Over the past several years, there has been a resurgence of interest in nuclear power, both from countries with established nuclear power programmes and countries that are interested in beginning a programme. Go To Coverage →

Photo Essays

Third IAEA mission to review Japan's plans and work to decommission the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, February 2015, Tokyo, Japan.
13 February 2015

IAEA Decommissioning Review Mission: Fukushima Daiichi, February 2015

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As the world population grows, so does demand for food, leading to an increase in the use of agrochemicals in farming. In most countries these chemicals are an important part of food production. But if they are not used properly, their residues can contaminate food.
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The IAEA works with over 70 countries world-wide to support the use of nuclear and isotopic techniques in their food control systems. One of these countries is Chile.
10 December 2014

Giving Food a Health Check - IAEA Supports Food Safety Controls in Chile

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The Earth's environment is in constant threat: from climate change, natural catastrophes, pollution, and ecological damage resulting from various man-made activities, including accidental or intentional release of radioactivity. The ability to accurately measure the impact of these adverse environmental effects is crucial not only in determining the extent of damage but also to assist in remediating their effects.
9 October 2014

ALMERA Network - Providing Accurate Measurements for Monitoring Radioactivity in the Environment

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In June 2014, the IAEA helped Montenegro to prepare over 90 radioactive sources for safe and secure storage. These sealed sources were contained in devices that were used primarily for lightning rods.
9 September 2014

Conditioning of Radioactive Sources in Montenegro - IAEA Mission in June 2014

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15 July 2014

IAEA Helps Zanzibar to Improve Rice Varieties

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1 July 2014

You Only Get One Chance: Nuclear Forensics in Action

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IAEA Videos

Juan Carlos Lentijo
13 February 2015
Fukushima Decommissioning Mission: A Report from the Team Leader Watch video →
Coping With Cancer - Viet Nam&#039;s Story
4 February 2015
Coping With Cancer - Viet Nam’s Story Watch video →
From Cradle to Grave - Paving the Way for the Control of Radioactive Sources
5 December 2014
From the Cradle to the Grave - Paving the Way for the Control of Radioactive Sources Watch video →
10 November 2014
A Health Check For Food - IAEA Supports Food Safety Controls in Chile Watch video →
28 October 2014
Understanding and Protecting the Environment Watch video →
23 September 2014
Radioactive Waste - The Journey to Disposal Watch video →
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