Press Releases

20 January 2017 - 2017/1

IAEA Mission Concludes Site and External Events Design (SEED) Review in Belarus

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design (SEED) mission to Belarus.

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19 December 2016 - 2016/54

IAEA Statement on Director General's Visit to Iran

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met on 18 December with high level officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran during his visit to Tehran, as part of the regular high-level contacts between the Agency and Iran.

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18 December 2016 - 2016/53

IAEA Director General Amano's Remarks to the Media in Tehran

"I am now visiting your country for high level consultations between Iran and the IAEA...

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16 December 2016 - 2016/52

IAEA Director General to Visit Iran

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano will travel to Tehran for talks with senior Iranian officials on 18 December.

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15 December 2016 - 2016/51

IAEA Mission Says South Africa's Nuclear Regulator is Effective, Sees Need for Improved Radiation Safety

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said South Africa has a robust regulatory framework for nuclear safety but recommended improvements in the oversight of radiation safety.

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12 December 2016 - 2016/50

IAEA Hosts Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Experts on Fight Against Screwworm Pest

The IAEA is hosting an expert meeting this week to discuss stepping up efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean to combat the New World Screwworm, a flesh-eating insect pest that remains a threat to livestock despite a successful campaign since the 1970s to suppress it with a nuclear technique in some countries.

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7 December 2016 - 2016/49

IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Armenian Nuclear Power Plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of nuclear safety experts today completed an assessment of long-term operational safety at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP).

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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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