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UAE enhances nuclear emergency preparedness

UAE enhances nuclear emergency preparedness

Most of the recommendations made by a mission in 2015 have been addressed, according to a follow-up mission to the United Arab Emirates by an International Atomic Energy Agency emergency preparedness review service team.

Regulation & Safety 18 September 2019


INSAG highlights links between safety and security

INSAG highlights links between safety and security

"Though distinct topics, nuclear safety and nuclear security are interlinked, and they share the same goal: to protect people, society and the environment from hazards or threats that could arise from peaceful nuclear and radiological activities." This was the message to delegates at a forum organised by the International Nuclear Safety Group yesterday.

Regulation & Safety 17 September 2019


IAEA reviews long-term safety of South African plant

IAEA reviews long-term safety of South African plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts yesterday completed a review of the long-term operational safety of South Africa's two-unit Koeberg nuclear power plant. The team assessed the plant's preparedness, organisation and programmes related to long-term operation against IAEA safety standards.

Regulation & Safety 17 September 2019


IAEA's Feruta thanks Members States for 'steadfast support'

IAEA's Feruta thanks Members States for 'steadfast support'

The last few months have been a testing time for the International Atomic Energy Agency, but with the "steadfast support" of its 171 Member States and the dedication of its excellent staff, it has demonstrated strength and resilience in continuing to fulfil its responsibilities, Cornel Feruta, acting director general of the Vienna-based agency said in his opening address to the 63rd regular session of the IAEA General Conference.

Regulation & Safety 16 September 2019


IAEA and ASEAN strengthen cooperation

IAEA and ASEAN strengthen cooperation

The use of nuclear science and technology for peaceful purposes is to become more widespread in Southeast Asia following the signing today of Practical Arrangements between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Nuclear Policies 16 September 2019


IAEA team reviews Canadian regulatory system

IAEA team reviews Canadian regulatory system

Canada has a committed regulatory body that works for the continuous improvement of nuclear and radiation safety, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) peer review mission has concluded. The team noted areas for further enhancement.

Regulation & Safety 16 September 2019


IAEA report says global power demand requires large increase in nuclear

IAEA report says global power demand requires large increase in nuclear

Without a significant increase in the deployment of nuclear power, it will be difficult for the world to secure sufficient energy to achieve sustainable development and to mitigate climate change, Mikhail Chudakov, deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency said today on announcing publication of the Vienna-based agency's latest projections for energy, electricity and nuclear power trends through 2050.

Energy & Environment 11 September 2019


IAEA highlights effectiveness of peer safety reviews

IAEA highlights effectiveness of peer safety reviews

Nuclear facility operators promptly act on the findings of Operational Safety Review Team missions, with over 95% of issues resolved or in satisfactory progress by the time of follow-up missions, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Regulation & Safety 29 August 2019


IAEA reviews pre-operational safety at Belarusian plant

IAEA reviews pre-operational safety at Belarusian plant

The operator of Belarus's first nuclear power plant has shown a commitment to strengthening safety, an expert team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded. The team also identified areas for further enhancements as plant owner Belarusian NPP prepares to start up Ostrovets unit 1 next year.

Regulation & Safety 22 August 2019


In Memoriam: IAEA pays tribute to Yukiya Amano

In Memoriam: IAEA pays tribute to Yukiya Amano

At a memorial service held at the Vienna headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency yesterday, dignitaries, diplomats and colleagues paid tribute to the late Yukiya Amano, its director general since 2009, who passed away last month. The following is the text of an IAEA statement about the service.

Perspectives 22 August 2019