Senior-ranked women of the IAEA and women ambassadors from the European Union and Permanent Missions to the United Nations gathered together on 19 September 2014 at the IAEA Headquarters to explore wide-ranging issues related to atomic energy and gender equality at the IAEA and other international organizations. Read more →
The IAEA Scientific Forum - entitled Radioactive Waste: Meeting the Challenge - Science and Technology for Safe and Sustainable Solutions - will be held on 23 and 24 September 2014 on the sidelines of the Agency's annual meeting of its 162-member states, the General Conference. Read more →
"The impact of our work in the daily lives of millions of people around the world is extraordinary," said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in his speech to hundreds of delegates during the opening session of the 58th annual IAEA General Conference on 22 September 2014. Read more → :: Director General Statement →
The annual IAEA General Conference welcomes delegates and governmental representatives attending the week-long event that commences on Monday, 22 September 2014 at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Read more →
The IAEA Board of Governors concluded its third meeting of the year at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Read more →
The IAEA is helping policymakers and experts from around the world coordinate their efforts to improve nuclear security, manage radioactive sources and combat nuclear terrorism. Go to Coverage →
Over the past several years, there has been a resurgence of interest in nuclear power, both from countries with established nuclear power programmes and countries that are interested in beginning a programme. Go to Coverage →
Cancer is fast becoming a major global health problem. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be some 15 million new cancer cases a year, the majority of them in developing countries. Go to Coverage →
Resources and other relevant information on the IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI). Go to Coverage →
Behind These Doors
7 July 2014 | The eight IAEA Nuclear Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria, are unique in the United Nations system. They address fundamental global challenges such as food security and safety, climate change, cancer and environmental pollution. Since their establishment in 1962, these laboratories have not received any comprehensive renovation or significant upgrading of equipment. Now a project is underway to renovate these labs.
Books and Publications
The Atom, the Environment and Sustainable Development
The IAEA aims to raise and widen awarenessof the unique contributions nuclear science and technology can make to the environmental dimension of sustainable development.
Radioactive Waste: Meeting the Challenge
The September 2014 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
IAEA Annual Report for 2013
Summarizing and highlighting developments over the past year in major areas of the Agency's work.
Understanding Nuclear Forensics
Explaining the basics of nuclear forensics with five simple questions and answers.
Bringing the IAEA Nuclear Sciences and Applications Laboratories in Seibersdorf to Meet 21st Century Challenges
The June 2014 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.
IAEA At Work
IAEA in Overview: Using Nuclear Technologies Peacefully.
Sealed Radioactive Sources
Information, Resources and Advice for Key Groups About Preventing Loss of Control Over Sealed Radioactive Sources.
Protecting Our Marine Environment
The September 2013 issue of the IAEA Bulletin is now available.