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Costa Rica signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2017-2023
29 September 2016 | Ms Carolina Vásquez Soto, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Costa Rica’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2017-2023. Read more»
Ghana signs its third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2017 – 2021
28 September 2016 | Dr. Kwaku Aning, Governor of Ghana, IAEA Board of Governors and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed the Ghana Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2017 – 2021. Read more»
China signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2016-2021
28 September 2016 | During a courtesy visit with the IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, Mr Lixin Shen, Deputy Director General, Department of System Engineering, China Atomic Energy Authority, and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed China’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2016-2021. Read more»
Oman signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2018-2023
28 September 2016 | HE Mr. Badr Mohamed Zaher Al Hinai, Resident Representative, Permanent Mission of Oman to the IAEA, and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Oman’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2018-2023. Read more»
New Mobile App to Help Doctors Evaluate Cancer in Women
27 September 2016 | Optimizing cancer care for women is the aim of a new mobile app designed to help doctors more quickly and accurately evaluate the extent of cancer in female reproductive organs and select the appropriate treatment. Read more»
Estonia signs its third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2016-2021
27 September 2016 | Mr Meelis Münt, Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of the Environment, and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Estonia’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2016 - 2021. Read more»
Niger signs a Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2016-2021
27 September 2016 | HE Mr Ibrahim Yacoubou, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad, signed Niger’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2016-2021 on 26 September 2016. Read more»
IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative Reaches €100 Million Funding Milestone
22 September 2016 | An International Atomic Energy Agency initiative to help countries benefit from peaceful uses of nuclear technology reached a funding milestone this month with 100 million euros received in voluntary contributions since its launch in 2010. Read more»
The Compendium: Resources and activities for teaching nuclear science & technology in secondary schools
21 September 2016 | The Compendium has been developed by the IAEA as part of a project supporting sustainability and networking among national nuclear institutions in Asia and the Pacific region. Watch video »
Another successful edition of the Nuclear Knowledge Management School: Increased participation of women
21 September 2016 | An experienced team of experts and highly committed participants has gathered in Trieste, Italy, to take part in the 12th Nuclear Knowledge Management (NKM) School. The week-long school is jointly organized by the IAEA and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics. Read more»
Technical Cooperation side events at the 60th IAEA General Conference
21 September 2016 | This year, the IAEA holds its 60th regular session of the General Conference from 26–30 September. To commemorate the IAEA’s 60th anniversary, a number of events and activities are planned during the General Conference. Read more»
Seychelles signs its second Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2016-2020
7 September 2016 | H.E. Mr Joël Morgan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Seycehlle’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2016–2020. Read more»
IAEA holds workshop in Asia on using nuclear technique to fight disease-spreading mosquitos
5 September 2016 | The IAEA is holding a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this week on the potential use of a nuclear technique to suppress mosquitos spreading Zika and other viruses, such as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. Read more»
Jump-starting cooperation: IAEA experts brief 13 newly-appointed National Liaison Officers and Assistants
31 August 2016 | In order to enhance technical skills in Member States, the TC programme engages in a continuous process of capacity building; and in order to encourage closer collaboration, the TC programme hosts orientation meetings for newly-appointed National Liaison Officers and Assistants. Read more»
IAEA Director General Focuses on Cancer at Kenya Conference
29 August 2016 | In three separate speaking engagements at the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), which was held in Africa for the first time, Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the work of the IAEA in making nuclear technology available for development.  Read more»
Through TICAD, global community seeks to accelerate African development
25 August 2016 | This year, dozens of Heads-of-State will attend the Tokyo International Conference on African Development from 27—28 August, in addition to approximately 4,000 other government representatives, delegates and development experts. Read more»


Young Professionals in Nuclear Field Connect with the IAEA at International Congress in China
11 August 2016 | The IAEA took an active part in the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) in July this year, which focused on the theme ‘Nuclear Powering our Life’. Over 400 young professionals from around the world attended the Congress, where they learned about the peaceful applications of nuclear technology, nuclear security, public and emergency communications, as well as the IAEA’s junior professional and internship programmes. Read more»
IAEA Impact: How Nuclear Science Helps Botswana Control Animal Diseases, Ensure Food Safety and Maintain its Beef Exports
11 August 2016 | Lobatse, Botswana – In Botswana, cattle is a way of life. Owning and herding cattle and selling animals for quick cash when money is tight provide the livelihood for much of the rural population and represent an important supplementary income for city dwellers. Read more»
Intercontinental Nuclear Institute Prepares Next Generation of Industry Professionals
10 August 2016 | The Intercontinental Nuclear Institute (INI) brought together 27 fellows from 13 European countries in a learning journey across continents. Held for the second year with support from the IAEA, the INI programme provides experiential learning to promising graduate students and young professionals in the fields of nuclear science and technology. Read more»


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