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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19 November 2013 - 2013/31

Morocco, International Organizations, IAEA Member States Hold Exercise on Response to Dirty Bomb

Planning for the unthinkable, "accident State" Morocco and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have prepared a two-day emergency exercise starting on 20 November 2013 during which the response to a dirty bomb explosion will be assessed. Fifty-eight States and 10 international organizations will test their national and international preparedness to respond to a radiological emergency triggered by nuclear security event. The exercise, codenamed Bab Al Maghrib marks the first time such scenario is exercised on such a large and international scale.

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13 November 2013 - 2013/30

IAEA to Showcase Nuclear Technologies in Mitigating Climate Change

Mitigating the climate change in the energy sector will be the focus of a side event on 18 November 2013 at the global climate change conference currently under way in Warsaw. An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert will lead the panel discussion on the Economics of Mitigation: Energy Sector, Global Trade, and International Maritime Transport. The event will also feature speakers from the World Trade Organization, the International Maritime Organization, Poland's Ministry of Economy, and the International Chamber of Shipping.

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13 November 2013 - 2013/29

IAEA to Discuss Ocean Acidification in Warsaw

The marine ecosystems that keep oceans healthy are subject to increasing stress. Levels of acidity are rising more rapidly than ever observed as the oceans continue to take up man-made carbon dioxide. This poses risks to all life in the ocean - and all who depend on the oceans.

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5 November 2013 - 2013/28

IAEA to Send Experts on Marine Monitoring to Japan

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will send experts on marine monitoring to Japan in preparation for an IAEA-led international peer review mission on the decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.

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22 October 2013 - 2013/27

Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources to be In Focus at IAEA Conference in Abu Dhabi

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will organize an international conference focusing on the safety and security of radioactive sources from 27 to 31 October in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The International Conference on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources: Maintaining the Continuous Global Control of Sources Throughout Their Life Cycle will review current practices in ensuring the safety and security of radioactive sources and identify means to maintain the highest level of safety and security.

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17 October 2013 - 2013/26

IAEA to Host International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation Safety

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will host an International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation Safety: Defense in Depth - Advances and Challenges for Nuclear Installation Safety from 21 to 24 October 2013 at the IAEA's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

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