Press Releases

5 December 2016 - 2016/48

Ministers at IAEA Conference Commit to Further Strengthening Nuclear Security

Government ministers committed to further strengthening global nuclear security, including by combating illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive material, according to a Ministerial Declaration adopted today at the IAEA’s International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions.

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2 December 2016 - 2016/47

IAEA Mission Says Italy Committed to Nuclear Oversight; Needs to Further Develop Policies on Decommissioning and Waste Management

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of safety experts said Italy is committed to effective nuclear regulatory oversight but faces challenges related to resources and needs to further develop policies for nuclear safety, decommissioning and managing radioactive waste.

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30 November 2016 - 2016/46

New Edition of "Red Book" Uranium Report Is Published

The 26th edition of the "Red Book", a recognised world reference on uranium jointly prepared by the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the IAEA, was published today.

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10 November 2016 - 2016/45

IAEA Review Team: France’s EDF Improves Operational Safety, More Time Needed for Further Enhancements

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said France’s Électricité de France S.A. (EDF) has improved operational safety by addressing all suggestions made in a 2014 IAEA review but noted that some further work is needed.

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10 November 2016 - 2016/44

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in United Arab Emirates

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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8 November 2016 - 2016/43

IAEA Reviews Kazakhstan’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

An IAEA team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Kazakhstan to review the country's infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission was carried out at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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27 October 2016 - 2016/42

IAEA Mission Says France’s Golfech NPP Demonstrates Strong Safety Commitment; Sees Improvement Opportunities

An IAEA team of experts today said France’s Golfech Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has demonstrated a strong commitment to safety through a comprehensive and advanced safety improvement programme, but noted that further efforts are needed to maintain the momentum.

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26 October 2016 - 2016/41

IAEA, Okayama University Agree to Cooperate on Promising Cancer Therapy

The IAEA and Japan's Okayama University today signed an agreement to cooperate in developing Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), a form of radiotherapy for cancer.

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21 October 2016 - 2016/40

IAEA Mission Says Hungary's Paks Nuclear Power Plant has strengthened safety, recommends continued improvement

An IAEA team of experts said Hungary’s Paks Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has improved operational safety by following recommendations and suggestions made in a 2014 IAEA review but noted that further work is needed.

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18 October 2016 - 2016/39

IAEA Reviews Malaysia’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

An IAEA team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Malaysia to review the country’s infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme.

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