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Reviewing the Year: Technical Cooperation Report for 2016 Released

The IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Report for 2016 is now available online. The report, published annually, offers a summary of major issues, activities and achievements related to the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme, together with financial information on the programme. The report is accompanied by a Supplement which provides detailed financial and statistical data for 2016.

In 2016, 146 countries and territories received support from the IAEA TC programme, in areas including health and nutrition, food and agriculture, water and the environment, nuclear knowledge development and management, industrial applications and safety.

The IAEA’s technical cooperation programme in figures (as at 31 December 2016).

The report describes how the TC programme can contribute to Member State efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and presents activities carried out in 2016 to develop human resources and build capacities through postgraduate training, support for technical cooperation among developing countries, and assistance in drafting legislation. The report also describes how the programme has responded to emergencies in 2016, including the outbreaks of Zika virus and lumpy skin disease.

The final section of the report highlights programme activities and achievements, and covers assistance to Member States in the peaceful application of nuclear science and technology. It highlights regional activities and achievements in technical cooperation in 2016, and presents an overview of the activities of the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT).

Click here to see the Technical Cooperation Report for 2016 in full

Click here to see the IAEA Technical Cooperation Report Supplement in full