Building sustainable nuclear power infrastructure was the focus of presentations by delegates from newcomer countries, Kenya, Malaysia and Turkey, at a side event held on 24 September 2014 on the margins of the annual IAEA General Conference. Read more →
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Renovation of NA Laboratories and 50th Anniversary of Joint FAO/IAEA Division
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano made the opening remarks at the symbolic groundbreaking for the renovation of the IAEA Nuclear Applications laboratories and to mark the 50th anniversary of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture. Read more →
Recent years have witnessed remarkable development in the field of nuclear medicine-hybrid imaging techniques, novel analysis methods, and computed tomography procedures have been broadly adopted by medical facilities around the world. Read more →
The 58th annual session of the IAEA General Conference concluded in Vienna. More than 3 000 delegates from 162 Member States, international organizations, NGO's and the media attended the event held at IAEA headquarters in Vienna from 22 to 26 September 2014. Read more →
Senior nuclear regulators met on 25 September 2014 in Vienna, Austria, on the margins of the 58th IAEA General Conference to discuss issues central to creating more adaptive and robust nuclear regulation. 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.