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IAEA Features its Energy Planning Tools at Global SDG7 Conference

IAEA Top News - 23 February, 2018 - 09:30
At a global conference focused on the role of affordable and clean energy in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the IAEA highlighted its energy modelling and planning tools. These tools, already used by over 135 countries and 20 international organizations, enable experts to plan a country’s energy future – which may or may not include nuclear power.
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IAEA Conducts 200th Nuclear Power Plant Operational Safety Review

IAEA Top News - 22 February, 2018 - 16:45
For the 200th time, an IAEA Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) team has arrived at a nuclear power plant – this time in Almaraz, Spain – to review practices important to safety.
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Interagency Task Force Continues Work on Cervical Cancer

IAEA Top News - 22 February, 2018 - 14:00
An update on the progress of the United Nations (UN) Joint Global Programme on Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control was presented at the tenth meeting of the UN Interagency Task Force on Noncommunicable Disease (UNIATF). The meeting, in which 17 different UN organizations were represented, is hosted by the IAEA in Vienna this week.
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NEW CRP: Neutronics Benchmark of CEFR Start-Up Tests (I31032)

IAEA Top News - 21 February, 2018 - 15:00
The IAEA has launched a new coordinated research project aimed at improving Member States' fast reactor simulation analytical capabilities, international validation, and qualification of codes currently employed in the field of fast reactor neutronics.
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Building Interest in STEM: IAEA Helps Secondary Schools in Asia and the Pacific Improve Nuclear Science Education

IAEA Top News - 20 February, 2018 - 12:00
More than 40 curriculum developers, educators, and nuclear and education sector officials from 18 Member States have participated in the IAEA Regional Workshop on Curriculum Development and Launching of Nuclear Science and Technology for Secondary Schools.
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IAEA Advises Mozambique on Strengthening Regulatory Infrastructure

IAEA Top News - 19 February, 2018 - 14:15
An IAEA Advisory Mission to Mozambique, conducted as part of a project to support African states in regulatory infrastructure development, found that the country has a strong foundation for radiation safety legislation.
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Call for Abstracts: International Symposium on Communicating Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies to the Public Due 30 March 2018

IAEA Top News - 19 February, 2018 - 10:15
Interested participants have until 30 March 2018 to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the International Symposium on Communicating Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies to the Public, to be held in Vienna, Austria, from 1 to 5 October 2018.
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IAEA Launches Second Project on Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Sahel Region

IAEA Top News - 19 February, 2018 - 08:00
Reliable access to clean water for drinking, agriculture and sanitation is one of the biggest challenges facing the 135 million people who live in Africa’s Sahel region.
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IAEA Director General Visits Thailand: Highlights Potential of Sterile Insect Technique to Fight Disease-vector Mosquitoes

IAEA Top News - 14 February, 2018 - 17:00
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano visited Bangkok, Thailand this week, where in his meetings with senior officials he discussed a range of development areas where nuclear applications play a vital role.
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Breaking down Gender Barriers in Science

IAEA Top News - 14 February, 2018 - 16:00
Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Management (DDG-MT) Mary Alice Hayward emphasized the commitment of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and her own personal commitment to bringing more girls and women into scientific and technical disciplines at a 12 February film screening event to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
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Call for Papers: Seeking Submissions to 2018 Symposium on Building Future Safeguards Capabilities

IAEA Top News - 14 February, 2018 - 14:15
Presenters with ideas to help improve the IAEA’s technical capabilities and achieve efficiencies in its nuclear verification work have until 31 March to submit abstracts for the quadrennial Symposium on International Safeguards.
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New Publication: Leadership, Human Performance and Internal Communication in Nuclear Emergencies

IAEA Top News - 13 February, 2018 - 12:00
Nuclear emergencies happen extremely rarely, but when they do, appropriate leadership qualities, human performance capabilities and internal communication mechanisms are essential to minimize the consequences.
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IAEA Director General Visits Philippines: Discusses Support for Nuclear Techniques in Food Security, Health and Nuclear Power

IAEA Top News - 12 February, 2018 - 13:30
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with senior officials during his visit to Philippines last week, and in discussions with Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, he was briefed about the country’s consideration of a possible future nuclear power infrastructure.
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IAEA Director General Visits Indonesia: Highlights Close Cooperation in Using Nuclear Technology

IAEA Top News - 9 February, 2018 - 14:00
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano praised the cooperation between Indonesia and the IAEA in bringing the benefits of nuclear technology to countries in Asia and Africa, during his visit to the country earlier this week.
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Upgraded Nuclear Reactor Simulator Enhances Training Opportunities for Member States

IAEA Top News - 8 February, 2018 - 12:30
The IAEA has received an upgraded nuclear reactor simulator from the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) to support education and training in Member States.
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IAEA and Indonesia Sign Practical Arrangements to Enhance Technical Cooperation Among Developing Countries and Strengthen South-South Cooperation

IAEA Top News - 7 February, 2018 - 15:15
On 5 February 2018, the IAEA and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia concluded Practical Arrangements on enhancing technical cooperation among developing countries and strengthening South-South cooperation.
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Call for Papers: 15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop

IAEA Top News - 7 February, 2018 - 13:45
Interested participants have until 28 February 2018 to submit an abstract for a paper presentation at an international workshop, organized in cooperation with the IAEA, aimed at exploring quality, leadership and management in the nuclear industry.
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Indonesia Plans to Increase Access to Cancer Control

IAEA Top News - 6 February, 2018 - 17:30
Indonesia has committed to step up efforts to increase access to cancer control services across the country, and will continue to count on IAEA expertise and support, Indonesia’s Minister of Health said at a panel discussion on 2 February marking World Cancer Day.
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IAEA Director General Visits Indonesia

IAEA Top News - 6 February, 2018 - 13:45
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano visited Indonesia early this week and held high level meetings with senior officials covering a range of topics on nuclear science and technology.
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Strategic Management of New and Expanding Nuclear Power Programmes Discussed at Annual Meeting

IAEA Top News - 5 February, 2018 - 16:00
Challenges that countries face when introducing or expanding a nuclear power programme were discussed at an IAEA meeting in Vienna last week.
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