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IAEA mission visits Uzbek research reactor

Regulation and Safety

19 March 2018

WWR-SM - 48An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission has identified areas for improvement in the operation and maintenance of Uzbekistan's only operating research reactor. The team also addressed specific operational challenges faced by the WWR-SM.

Uzbek research reactor fuel shipped to Russia

Waste and Recycling

28 September 2015

The first shipment of highly enriched uranium (HEU) liquid used nuclear fuel from the IIN-3M research reactor in Tashkent for reprocessing in Russia has been completed.

Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

Uranium and Fuel

25 September 2017

IAEA_partners_Central_Asia_SMP-(IAEA)-48The European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a joint commitment on coordinating efforts to remediate uranium legacy sites in Central Asia, under a newly published strategic master plan.

EBRD launches uranium mining legacy fund

Uranium and Fuel

18 June 2015

Yellow_Hill_Tajikistan_(Harlander_EBRD)_48A new fund set up by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) at the request of the European Commission will finance projects to rehabilitate former uranium mines and processing sites in Central Asia.