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UK peers reject Euratom exit plan

Nuclear Policies

21 March 2018

The UK government has been defeated twice in the House of Lords over its plans for nuclear cooperation after its leaves the European Union next year, the BBC has reported. They also backed a plan requiring the UK to report to Parliament regularly on its future arrangements with Euratom.

IAEA enhances collaboration with young professionals

Nuclear Policies

14 March 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently agreed to strengthen its collaboration with the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC), a global network of young professionals working within the field of nuclear energy.

UK government responds to report on Brexit impact

Nuclear Policies

09 March 2018

The UK must be able to operate as an "independent and responsible nuclear state" as soon as it leaves the European Union in March 2019, the government has said in its response to a parliamentary report about the impact of Brexit on the country's nuclear industry.

IAEA strengthens African sustainable development

Nuclear Policies

16 March 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the African Union Commission have signed their first practical arrangements for the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies for sustainable development in Africa.

Russia brings Chinese funding into uranium mining

Uranium and Fuel

13 March 2018

Zhdanova launches Mine No6 - 48Russia has opened its uranium mining industry to foreign investment with an agreement signed yesterday between the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development, ARMZ Uranium Holding, and Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (PIMCU). ARMZ and PIMCU are subsidiaries of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

IAEA confirms Iranian cooperation

Nuclear Policies

06 March 2018

Amano_Board_address_Mar18_(Calma-IAEA)-48Iran is implementing its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed to his board of governors yesterday. Amano said the plan represents a "significant gain" for nuclear verification.