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Scientific Forum

Water Matters: Making a Difference with Nuclear Techniques

20-21 September 2011


A Scientific Forum taking place 20-21 September in the Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Hall E1, will focus on the theme Water Matters: Making a Difference with Nuclear Techniques. The Forum is being held in conjunction with the General Conference.

Water experts from around the world are meeting to discuss how nuclear techniques can help tackle some of the earth's most pressing water challenges. Over the two days, government ministers will be joining leading water experts from the fields of agriculture, hydrology and oceanography to highlight global water challenges and demonstrate the benefits of nuclear techniques in addressing these issues. The IAEA conducts over 100 projects in around 90 countries that apply nuclear techniques in the fields of water resource assessment, agricultural water management and marine pollution control.

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Scientific Forum On Water Matters


Scientific Foru,The IAEA's Scientific Forum on Water Matters: Making a Difference with Nuclear Techniques opened today in Vienna, Austria. The Forum is being held in conjunction with the General Conference and will examine how nuclear techniques can help tackle some of the earth's most pressing water challenges. Photo Gallery →

Director General Amano Address to Scientific Forum


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Water Matters: Making a Difference with Nuclear Techniques


Water MattersFor over 50 years, the IAEA has promoted the use of nuclear techniques to tackle some of the earth's most pressing water challenges. The Agency conducts over 100 projects in around 90 countries that apply nuclear techniques in the fields of water resources assessment, agricultural water management and marine pollution control. Video →

Water Experts Call for Intensified Cooperation to Tackle Water Crisis


WaterThe IAEA's Scientific Forum, Water Matters, held from 20 to 21 September 2011 in Vienna, gathered experts from around the world to discuss solutions to the water crisis, and to highlight the importance of nuclear techniques in managing water sustainably. The experts explained that the water crisis already directly affects at least one billion people who lack any access to safe drinking water. More → :: MEL Monaco Exhibit Photo Gallery →