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Guns, Guards, Gates and Geeks: Romania Strengthens Computer Security at Nuclear Installations

A cyberattack could swipe all the information stored on your computer or even prevent it from working. That’s bad enough. But a cyberattack on a nuclear power plant could lead to sabotage or theft of nuclear material. Read more →

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Jordan's First Nuclear Research Reactor Goes Through IAEA Peer Review

After six years of intense design and construction activities, the first nuclear multipurpose research reactor in Jordan is being prepared for routine operation. Read more →


Boosting Nuclear Security in South-East Asia

The IAEA supports the Thai and Malaysian authorities in their work to prevent, detect, and respond to criminal acts involving nuclear and other radioactive materials. Read more →

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How to Improve Nuclear Security Worldwide: Three Young Women Win IAEA Essay Competition

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today presented prizes to three young women who won the IAEA’s first ever essay competition.  Their essays contained recommendations for strengthening nuclear security through stronger border controls, closer international cooperation and public education. Read more →

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IAEA Receives One Million Euros from Germany for New Nuclear Applications Laboratories

The IAEA has received a contribution of one million Euros from Germany for the modernization of the Agency’s nuclear applications laboratories, which help countries to use nuclear technology in support of development efforts. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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Set up in 1957 as the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, the Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

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