“We Can I Can”: Joining Forces to Win the Global Battle Against Cancer

“We Can I Can”: Joining Forces to Win the Global Battle Against Cancer

10 February 2016

The critical need for bold action against cancer was highlighted at an IAEA high-level panel on 9 February to mark World Cancer Day. This commemoration each year is an opportunity for the world to unite and raise its voice against the growing burden of cancer.

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9 February 2016
New E-learning Module: Basics of Radiation and Radiation Emergencies Read more →
8 February 2016
Newcomer Countries Face Common Challenges in Nuclear Infrastructure Development Read more →
5 February 2016
IAEA to Organize Expert Meeting on Fighting ‘Zika’ Mosquitoes Read more →
4 February 2016
India Joins the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Read more →


3 February 2016

A Cancer Survivor’s Tale

A Cancer Survivor’s Tale

Photo Essays

A New Solution for the Disposal of Low-level Radioactive Waste View Essay →

On 24 September 2015, irradiated liquid highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel was removed from a research reactor at the Radiation and Technological Complex in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The following pictures document the removal operation from the reactor hall to the airplane at Tashkent International Airport carrying the fuel to Russia.  (Photo S. Tozser/IAEA)

Route to Security: Removing HEU Fuel from a Research Reactor in Uzbekistan View Essay →

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Today is World Science Day for Peace and Development. Established by UNESCO in 2001, this day is set out to demonstrate why and how science is relevant to our daily lives. This year’s theme on ‘Science for a Sustainable Future’ highlights the essential role of science and scientific research in meeting the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
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Here’s a look at a few different areas where nuclear science and technology and the IAEA can contribute to sustainable solutions for development problems many people face every day across the globe.

Science for a Sustainable Future View Essay →

The clothes industry is a major source of income for many countries. But before textiles can be turned into garments, they need to be dyed. Wastewater from dyeing processes is leading to environmental pollution.  The IAEA supports the use of a radiation technology to address this issue.

E-Beam Treatment for Wastewater View Essay →


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Topics in Focus

Radioactive Waste Management
IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety
Cancer Care and Control
Nuclear Power
Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Nuclear Security: New Directions for 21st Century

Last update: 12 February 2016