Press Releases

17 August 2016 - 2016/23

IAEA, US Pacific Disaster Center to Cooperate for Better Natural Hazard Monitoring and Notification for Nuclear Installations

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the University of Hawaii’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) signed an agreement today to cooperate on monitoring of external hazards in relation to the safety of nuclear installations.

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15 August 2016 - 2016/22

IAEA helps European countries prepare for emerging cattle disease

Starting today, 36 experts from 22 countries across Europe will be trained at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s laboratories on how to quickly detect lumpy skin disease – a highly infectious cowpox virus that is spreading through herds on the continent.

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29 July 2016 - 2016/21

IAEA Statement on Iran

The IAEA received a letter from Iran this week which referred to a leaked document and to the possibility of leakage by the Agency of parts of Iran’s initial declaration of its Additional Protocol.

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20 July 2016 - 2016/20

IAEA Mission: Kenya Committed to Radiation Safety, Needs to Ensure Regulatory Body’s Independence

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said ensuring the effective independence of Kenya’s regulatory body for decision-making in radiation safety would help it meet its commitment to strengthen the oversight of all radiation-related facilities and activities in the country.

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24 June 2016 - 2016/19

IAEA Reviews Hungary’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework

Budapest, 24 June 2016 - An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts today concluded a 12-day mission to review the Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) arrangements in Hungary. The Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) was carried out at the request of the Hungarian Government.

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13 June 2016 - 2016/18

IAEA Helps Mauritius Become an African Training Hub Against Fruit Pests

A new irradiator inaugurated in Mauritius today will help the island nation step up its fight against fruit flies threatening valuable crops and also support other African nations in controlling insect pests causing major economic losses to farmers.

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27 May 2016 - 2016/17

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in Albania

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in Albania.

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23 May 2016 - 2016/16

IAEA Helps Bulgaria Tackle Cattle Disease with Nuclear-Derived Technique

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is providing laboratory support and expertise to help Bulgaria battle a cattle disease that can cause significant economic losses to farmers.

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3 May 2016 - 2016/15

IAEA Helps Repair Libya’s Only Radiotherapy Machine for Cancer Care

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has helped repair Libya’s only operational radiotherapy machine after a long outage, enabling it to resume essential cancer care for hundreds of patients every month.

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3 May 2016 - 2016/14

IAEA Mission Finds Improved Nuclear and Radiation Safety Regulation in Sweden, Sees New Challenges Ahead

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Sweden had made significant improvements in its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety, but noted potential new challenges ahead linked to lower electricity prices and any future decommissioning of reactors.

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