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IAEA, Rosatom join on infrastructure capacity

New Nuclear

20 April 2017

IAEA-Rosatom - April 2017 - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom have agreed to cooperate in improving nuclear infrastructure development in countries planning to introduce nuclear energy or to expand existing programs.

Chinese transit assured for LEU Bank

Uranium and Fuel

12 April 2017

China_IAEA_LEU_Bank_agreement_(CAEA)-48China has signed an agreement under which it will ensure the safe and secure transit of low-enriched uranium (LEU) and equipment through its territory to and from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) LEU Bank, which is being established in neighbouring Kazakhstan.

IAEA and WANO agree to closer ties

Regulation and Safety

07 April 2017

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the World Association of Nuclear Operators have agreed to enhance cooperation to strengthen nuclear operational safety and to support countries that are planning or considering launching nuclear power programs.

Reactor suppliers face governance challenge

Nuclear Policies

20 April 2017

The nuclear governance system is facing an "unprecedented challenge" as traditional nuclear suppliers that have "built the backbone" of the safety, security, and non-proliferation regime face new competition to provide technology to emerging nations, according to a policy report by the Global Nexus Initiative. The GNI, which is co-sponsored by the Partnership for Global Security and the Nuclear Energy Institute, plans to publish the report, Evolving Nuclear Governance for a New Era, on 2 May.

IAEA calls for ‘commitment and vigilance’ on safety

Regulation and Safety

10 April 2017

Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety highlighted the importance of sustaining and enhancing a nuclear safety culture, maintaining effective legal frameworks, and enforcing safety precautions within the supply chain following a two-week review of nuclear power plant safety. Their seventh review meeting was held from 27 March to 7 April at the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarters, in Vienna.

Global nuclear safety meeting under way

Regulation and Safety

28 March 2017

Amano_Jammal_CNS_2017_(Calma-IAEA)-48Significant progress has been made in strengthening nuclear safety across the world, and the need to maintain a robust nuclear safety culture is now universally recognised, delegates to the Seventh Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety were told yesterday. The meeting is taking place at the Vienna headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency.