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9 May 2014 - 2014/08

IAEA to Host International Conference on Human Resource Development

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) event next week will focus on the global challenges of capacity building, human resource development, education and training, knowledge management and knowledge networks in the field of nuclear power.

The IAEA International Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes: Building and Sustaining Capacity, which will be held on 12 to 16 May 2014 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, will also include themes reflected in the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety.

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1 April 2014 - 2014/07

News Conference to Wrap Up Convention on Nuclear Safety Review Meeting

A review meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety will end with a News Conference on Friday, 4 April 2014 in Vienna. More than 800 delegates have attended the two-week Sixth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety. Such meetings are convened every three years to hold peer discussions of the parties' nuclear safety activities. The International Atomic Energy Agency, which serves as the Secretariat for the Convention, has hosted the meeting.

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20 March 2014 - 2014/06

Parties to Convention on Nuclear Safety Hold Review Meeting, 24 March to 4 April 2014

The 76 parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety will start a two-week meeting on Monday, 24 March 2014 in Vienna, to review their work under the Convention. The Sixth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety will be hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which is the Secretariat for the Convention. The Convention, which entered into force in 1996, is an incentive instrument that aims to commit participating States to maintain a high level of nuclear safety by setting international benchmarks.

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25 February 2014 - 2014/04

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 3-7 March 2014

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Monday, 3 March 2014 in Boardroom C of the C-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

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17 February 2014 - 2014/03

IAEA Hosts International Experts' Meeting on Radiation Protection after the Fukushima Accident

An IAEA International Experts' Meeting (IEM) on Radiation Protection after the Fukushima Daiichi Accident - Promoting Confidence and Understanding, began today in Vienna.

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28 January 2014 - 2014/02

World Cancer Day: Learn How IAEA Assists Member States in Fight Against Cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on 4 February 2014, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is inviting journalists to learn about the Agency's cancer-related work during an informal, on-the-record discussion hosted by Kwaku Aning, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation. The event is set to start at 11:00 on Friday, 31 January 2014 in room MOE75 of the Vienna International Centre's M-Building.

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21 January 2014 - 2014/01

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 24 January 2014

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's Headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Friday, 24 January 2014 in Boardroom C in the C-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

The Director General will consult with the Board regarding the request by Iran and the E3/EU+3 for the Agency to undertake monitoring and verification of nuclear-related measures in relation to the Joint Plan of Action agreed on 24 November 2013 in Geneva.

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

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21 November 2013 - 2013/34

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 28-29 November 2013

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Thursday, 28 November 2013 in Boardroom C of the C-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

Director General Yukiya Amano will open the meeting with an introductory statement. His statement will be released to journalists after delivery and posted on the IAEA website.

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20 November 2013 - 2013/33

Senior IAEA Official Promotes Women in Science

A substantial gender imbalance in the nuclear sciences deprives the world of access to many of the brightest minds that could contribute to improving the human condition through nuclear technologies.

Janice Dunn Lee, Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will address this issue in a 22 November event at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Her briefing begins at 11:00 a.m. in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium.

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19 November 2013 - 2013/32

IAEA Experts to Visit Fukushima Daiichi Site, Review Japan's Decommissioning Plans

An IAEA expert team will visit Japan this month at the request of the Japanese government to review the efforts and plans to decommission TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

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