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A team of international nuclear safety experts recently completed a preliminary assessment of the safety issues linked with TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident following the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011. The team - created by an agreement of the IAEA and Government of Japan - sought to identify lessons learned from the accident that can help improve nuclear safety around the world.
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IAEA Fact-Finding Mission to Japan

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Cancer Epidemic

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Nuclear Power for the Next Generation

In retrospect, the closing year 2010 reflected the IAEA's continued active role in applying nuclear technology for maintaining peace and promoting social development. These roles have been as varied as the applications in which nuclear science is being used - ranging from humanitarian aid and medical assistance to agricultural productivity; from information dissemination to energy production; provision of basic services to ground-breaking science. The images in this gallery represent just some of the different stories and activities that the Agency has been involved in the past 12 months.
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IAEA Highlights in 2010

Nuclear-related events and developments in 2009 reflected global trends dealing with global security, environmental, and economic issues. For the IAEA, in particular, dominant stories highlighted developments leading to the appointment and election of a new Director General, as well as pressing issues in nuclear safety and security, safeguards and non-proliferation. Following are images of the more noteworthy events, selected on the basis of their popularity, and chosen by IAEA.org editors.
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2009 Year in Review

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Lebanon NSNS

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Success Stories in Technical Cooperation

There are many tools available to the IAEA Safeguards inspector. Some of these tools are unique to the IAEA - made specially to ensure that inspectors receive accurate and timely information about states' nuclear activities. The tools also enable inspectors to determine whether the data collected has been falsified or tampered with. This collection of photos looks at some of those tools both in the field and at the IAEA's headquarters in Vienna, Austria.
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Equipment Used in Safeguards