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29 January 2016 - 3/2016

World Cancer Day 2016: IAEA High-level Events Underline the Need for United and Sustained Efforts to Tackle Cancer Worldwide

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will mark World Cancer Day by hosting a series of events to highlight advances made in saving lives from cancer and the need to support countries in providing basic cancer care. The programme includes the participation of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and government ministers and dignitaries from Austria, Honduras and Niger.

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18 January 2016 - 2/2016

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 19 January 2016

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:30 CET on Tuesday, 19 January 2016, in Boardroom A of the M Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC). 

The Board’s provisional agenda relates to verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015).

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8 January 2016 - 1/2016

IAEA mission to review Japan’s regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety

An IAEA team of experts will carry out a peer review mission in Japan this month to assess its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety.

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14 December 2015 - 2015/23

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 15 December 2015

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The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:30 CET on Tuesday, 15 December 2015, in Boardroom C of the C-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).
The Board will consider a report by the Director General providing the final assessment on past and present outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear programme.

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2 December 2015 - 2015/21

Seeding Better Soil: IAEA Hosts Conference to Mark the International Year of Soils

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in cooperation with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and in partnership with the International Union of Soil Scientists (IUSS), is hosting a one-day conference on 7 December 2015 to coincide with World Soil Day (5 December) and mark the completion of the 2015 International Year of Soils. The meeting will bring together more than 100 experts in soil science to review the achievements made over the years, as well as future challenges and opportunities.

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20 November 2015 - 2015/20

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 26 November 2015

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:30 CET on Thursday, 26 November 2015, in Boardroom C of the C-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC). 

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

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13 October 2015 - 2015/19

IAEA to Host Conference on Emergency Preparedness and Response

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is organizing a conference next week on effective preparedness for - and response to - nuclear and radiological emergencies.

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10 September 2015 - 2015/18

Report on Fukushima Daiichi Accident to Be Discussed on Sidelines of the IAEA General Conference

The recently published IAEA Director General’s Report on the Fukushima Daiichi Accident, along with five technical volumes by international experts, will be presented and discussed during an event held on the sidelines of the IAEA General Conference.

The report assesses the causes and consequences of the 11 March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, triggered by a tsunami that followed a massive earthquake.

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9 September 2015 - 2015/17

IAEA forum to highlight benefits of nuclear technologies in industry

How the atom benefits industry is the focus of this year’s IAEA Scientific Forum. Leading experts, academics and industrial representatives from 30 countries will meet in Vienna, Austria, from 15 to 16 September 2015 on the side-lines of the IAEA General Conference to review the advantages of nuclear applications for industrial use, particularly as tools to make production cleaner, safer and more effective.

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4 September 2015 - 2015/16

Media Arrangements for the 59th IAEA General Conference

Representatives from the 164 Member States of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will meet at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) on Monday, 14 September 2014, starting at 10:00 CET, for the five-day annual IAEA General Conference to discuss major topics on the Agency's agenda.

This year's Scientific Forum, to be held on the sidelines of the General Conference on 15 and 16 September 2015, is entitled Atoms in Industry: Radiation Technology for Development

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