Radioactive Waste: Meeting the Challenge

Vol. 55-3

September 2014

In margin of the 58th’s IAEA General Conference, the 2014 Scientific Forum focuses on nuclear waste management. The September 2014 IAEA Bulletin edition is intended to give readers a clear understanding of the different types of radioactive waste and the measures needed to ensure its safe management and disposal, as well as the role of the IAEA in supporting Member States. Featured articles report on safety standards and best practices as promoted by the Agency, on the developing technologies, and on the international legal instruments related to the issues of waste storage and disposal. The IAEA also provides interregional training courses on the conditioning of radioactive sources, and helps develop capacities on several continents through regional Technical Cooperation projects.

The Science and Technology Behind Safe and Sustainable Radioactive Waste Management

What is Radioactive Waste?

Step-by-Step: Life Cycle Radioactive Waste Management

The IAEA Promotes the Application of Safety Standards and Best Practices for the Management of Radioactive Waste

Predisposal Radioactive Waste Management

Major Considerations: The Issue of Waste Storage and Disposal

Cradle to Grave: Managing Disused Sealed Radioactive Sources in the Mediterranean Region

Conditioning of Radioactive Sources in Montenegro: An IAEA Interregional Training Course

The IAEA Engages the International Community on Radioactive Waste Management

The Future: Innovative Technologies for Radioactive Waste Processing and Disposal

Legal Aspects of Radioactive Waste Management: Relevant International Legal Instruments

Regulating Radioactive Waste Management at the National Level

Developing Capacities in Radioactive Waste Management

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