International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

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"The IAEA is the world´s center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world´s "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies."[2]

"In 1999 the IAEA initiated a multi-agency study on Indicators for Sustainable Energy Development (ISED) to supplement the United Nations Work Programme on Indicators of Sustainable Development (WPISD). Partners include the OECD International Energy Agency (IEA), UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Eurostat, and the European Environment Agency. The interim report was presented in 2001 at the 9th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development in New York."[3]


IAEA Board Members Hold New Straw Poll on Director General Candidates
The IAEA Board of Governors today conducted another straw poll on the candidates that have been nominated for the post of Director General, as part of informal consultations related to the appointm...
2019-10-15 14:00:00
A Bird's Eye View of Safety at Multi-Unit Nuclear Power Plants: IAEA Develops Safety Assessment Methodology
Experts assessing the safety of a nuclear power plant (NPP) with multiple reactors must look at the site from a bird’s eye view, carefully considering how an accident damaging one element of a pl...
2019-10-15 09:45:00
IAEA Launches Student Competition for Innovative IT Projects Supporting Education in Nuclear Technology
The IAEA is organizing an international student competition inviting secondary school students aged between 14-18 to design and develop an original project on the use of digital technologies to sup...
2019-10-14 13:00:00
IAEA Climate Conference Ends with Call for Major Nuclear Role
As global carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise sharply despite increasing use of renewables, the nuclear power industry is looking to lessons from its past success as well as innovations on th...
2019-10-11 10:45:00
IAEA Board Members Hold Straw Poll on Director General Candidates
As part of ongoing informal consultations related to the appointment process, the IAEA Board of Governors today conducted a straw poll on the four candidates that have been nominated for the post o...
2019-10-10 13:45:00
Young Generation Discusses Atoms4Climate
Nuclear energy is an integral part of the world’s clean energy future and will require committed and highly skilled young professionals to reach its full potential. That was a key message heard a...
2019-10-10 12:15:00
China Highlights Nuclear Innovation to Meet Climate Goals at IAEA Conference
China’s initiatives to address climate change with nuclear power, including through the development of innovative reactor technologies, were the focus of an event held on the sidelines of the Int...
2019-10-09 16:00:00
IAEA Mission Says Germany Committed to Safe, Responsible Waste Management, Sees Areas for Further Enhancement
An IAEA team of experts said Germany is continuing to manage its radioactive waste and spent fuel in a safe and responsible manner.<img src="
2019-10-09 14:45:00
International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power
Hundreds of climate and energy experts are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways that nuclear power can help us reach global climate goals. <img src="
2019-10-08 15:00:00
Energy Mix Needs Nuclear to Combat Climate Change, Panellists at IAEA Conference Said
At a time when an increasing number of citizens are pressing for immediate climate action, every form of energy that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions needs to be considered.<img src="htt...
2019-10-07 14:30:00
IAEA Safety Mission Sees Significant Progress at France’s Bugey Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of France’s Bugey Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) had strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of an IAE...
2019-10-07 06:00:00
Mali's Journey to Sustainable Safety and Security for Radioactive Sources
Since 2009, Mali's authorities have been collecting disused sealed radioactive sources from around the country for safe storage in the capital, Bamako, with the support of the IAEA.<img src=...
2019-10-04 15:00:00
A Roadmap for Stronger Cancer Control Worldwide
Navigating the growing burden of cancer and providing quality care is a challenge for governments worldwide.<img src="" hei...
2019-10-03 15:30:00
How can the IAEA help make sure that nuclear energy is sustainable?
A short animation detailing the IAEA's International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles (INPRO).<img src="
2019-10-03 09:00:00
IAEA Member States Meet Candidates for Next Director General
The four candidates for the post of Director General presented their candidatures during an informal meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors today, as part of the process to appoint the sixth head o...
2019-10-02 11:30:00


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  2.  "About IAEA"
  3.  "PESS ISED"