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India joins nuclear liability convention

Nuclear Policies

05 February 2016

India_CSC_ratification_(IAEA-Calma)_48India yesterday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Implementation day for JCPOA

Nuclear Policies

18 January 2016

JCPOA_Implementation_Day_(D_Calma-IAEA)-48Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and the E3/EU+3 countries has begun after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran had taken all the necessary measures. New technology will play a key role in the IAEA's Iranian monitoring activities.

IAEA to review Japan's regulatory system

Regulation and Safety

11 January 2016

The International Atomic Energy Agency today started a peer review mission in Japan to assess its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety.

IAEA praises reform of Japan's nuclear regulator

Regulation and Safety

22 January 2016

IRRS mission to Japan - Jamet - Jan 2016 - 48Japan's nuclear regulator has "demonstrated independence and transparency" since it was established in 2012, an International Atomic Energy Agency peer review mission has concluded. However, it suggests the regulator needs to bolster its technical competence ahead of the restart of more of Japan's nuclear facilities.

Proof of concept achieved for sealed source radwaste disposal method

Waste and Recycling

15 January 2016

Croatian test drilling - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency has announced that successful tests of a "promising technology" for moving and storing low level radioactive sealed sources are "paving the way" for a new disposal method for dealing with small volumes of radioactive waste around the world. The proof of concept for the technology was tested in Croatia late last year without the use of actual radioactive material, the IAEA said on 11 January.

Georgia ships Breeder-1 HEU to Russia

Regulation and Safety

23 December 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency has announced "another achievement in global nuclear non-proliferation efforts", with the shipment of high enriched uranium (HEU) from Georgia yesterday. The 1.83 kg of HEU was removed from the Breeder-1 Neutron Source at Tbilisi State University in Georgia to a secure storage facility in Russia.