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IAEA knows more about Iran thanks to JCPOA

Nuclear Policies

17 November 2017

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has led to a significant reduction in Iran's nuclear activities while enabling the International Atomic Energy Agency to increase its knowledge of the country's nuclear programme, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in a speech at Harvard University.

China and Vietnam to cooperate on nuclear safety

Regulation and Safety

13 November 2017

Vietnam-China - November 2017 - 48The nuclear safety regulators of China and Vietnam today signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. The two countries signed an agreement to cooperate in nuclear energy in 2000.

UK seeks close energy relationship with EU after Brexit

Nuclear Policies

03 November 2017

The UK government's top priority is to agree arrangements with the European Union related to energy - particularly nuclear energy - that are as close as possible to current arrangements, the country's energy minister last week told a parliamentary inquiry into Brexit and the UK's energy security.

Russia and Philippines agree to nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

15 November 2017

Russia-Philippines - November 2017 - 48Russia is to assist the Philippines in developing national policies for the development of nuclear energy through a memorandum of cooperation signed on 13 November. The cooperation will include feasibility studies on the construction of small modular reactors.

UN report identifies emissions gap

Energy and Environment

07 November 2017

National pledges made under the Paris Climate Change Agreement will only achieve a third of the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions required by 2030 to meet climate targets, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme has found. In response, the director general of World Nuclear Association, Agneta Rising, said the importance of nuclear energy in meeting climate targets cannot be overstated.

UAE university becomes IAEA Collaborating Centre

New Nuclear

31 October 2017

IAEA-Khalifa University - October 2017 - 48The United Arab Emirates is to share its experience in nuclear power infrastructure development through a cooperation agreement signed yesterday with the International Atomic Energy Agency. Under the agreement, the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research in Abu Dhabi has been designated as an IAEA Collaborating Centre.