David Hill, Manager of Nuclear Security Sciences at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), spoke to IAEA's Sasha Henriques during the International Conference on Advances in Nuclear Forensics: Countering the Evolving Threat of Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control about the challenges Australia faces in maintaining its nuclear forensics expertise as time passes. Read more →
FAO/IAEA Joint Division Seeks Nominations for Superior and Outstanding Achievement Awards in Plant Mutation Breeding
The occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture provides an opportunity to honour the endeavours of individuals, teams or institutes in Member States in plant mutation breeding for increasing food security. To celebrate the successes and promote further applications of plant mutation breeding, the FAO/IAEA Joint Division is seeking nominations for Superior and Outstanding Achievement Awards in Plant Mutation Breeding. Details can be accessed here and on the NAFA website.
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has signed an agreement on cooperation in education and research in the field of nuclear security with a leading Bulgarian university. Read more →
The Republic of Iraq deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at the Agency's headquarters. Read more →
The United Arab Emirates has ratified the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage, a key international instrument relating to liability and compensation for damage caused by a nuclear accident. Read more →
The IAEA is helping policymakers and experts from around the world coordinate their efforts to improve nuclear security, manage radioactive sources and combat nuclear terrorism. Go to Coverage →
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 →
Cancer is fast becoming a major global health problem. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be some 15 million new cancer cases a year, the majority of them in developing countries. Go to Coverage →
Resources and other relevant information on the IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI). Go to Coverage →
Human Resources Development - Interview with James E. Lyons
8 May 2014 | The IAEA recently hosted an International Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes: Building and Sustaining Capacity. James E. Lyons, Director of the IAEA Division of Nuclear Installation Safety, talks about challenges for newcomer countries and sustainability recommendations in the area of human resources development.
Books and Publications
Understanding Nuclear Forensics
Explaining the basics of nuclear forensics with five simple questions and answers.
Bringing the IAEA Nuclear Sciences and Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf to Meet 21st Century Challenges
The June 2014 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
IAEA At Work
IAEA in Overview: Using Nuclear Technologies Peacefully.
Sealed Radioactive Sources
Information, Resources and Advice for Key Groups About Preventing Loss of Control Over Sealed Radioactive Sources.
Protecting Our Marine Environment
The September 2013 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
Country Nuclear Power Profiles
The Country Nuclear Power Profiles (CNPP) compiles background information on the status and development of nuclear power programmes in Member States.
IAEA Annual Report for 2012
The IAEA Annual Report summarizes and highlights developments over the past year in major areas of the Agency's work.
Global Vigilance: Strengthening Nuclear Security
An overview of the Agency's work in all areas of nuclear security. (IAEA Bulletin, Vol. 54/2, June 2013)