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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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27 February 2015 Press Release

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in Japan

A team of IAEA experts completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in Japan.

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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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Yukiya Amano and Seyyed Abbas Araghchi
24 February 2015 Press Release

IAEA Statement Following Meeting with Iran

Director General Yukiya Amano of the IAEA met today, 24 February, with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister S. Abbas Araghchi, at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna.

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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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Juan Carlos Lentijo and Yosuke Takagi
17 February 2015 Press Release

IAEA Team Completed Third Review of Japan's Plans to Decommission Fukushima Daiichi

An IAEA expert team completed a third review of Japan's efforts to plan and implement the decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

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11 February 2015 News Story

Nuclear Newcomers Share Experiences

Senior experts from nuclear newcomers and operating nuclear power countries agreed that government guidance and support, stakeholder involvement, financing and safety are key issues in implementing a sustainable nuclear programme, at last week's annual

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Diplomatic Conference, 9 February 2015
10 February 2015 News Story

Vienna Declaration on Nuclear Safety Is Adopted at Diplomatic Conference

The Vienna Declaration on Nuclear Safety has been unanimously adopted by the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS).

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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
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Coping With Cancer - Viet Nam&#039;s Story
4 February 2015
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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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