Related Topic: Non Proliferation

New IAEA peer review for management of disused sources

New IAEA peer review for management of disused sources

A new peer review service has been launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency in an effort to support countries faced with limited resources and capacities for the management of disused sealed radioactive sources.

Waste & Recycling 04 October 2022


Final Japanese research reactor to convert to LEU

Final Japanese research reactor to convert to LEU

Japan's last high-enriched uranium-fuelled research reactor is to be converted to low-enriched uranium fuel under a new agreement between the US Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration and Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
 

Regulation & Safety 29 September 2022


Podcast: Gustavo Zlauvinen on the NPT and peaceful sharing of nuclear technologies

Podcast: Gustavo Zlauvinen on the NPT and peaceful sharing of nuclear technologies

Also in this edition, Elizabeth Muller, CEO and co-founder of Deep Isolation, outlines its ambitions to "solve" the nuclear waste disposal issue.

Perspectives 01 September 2022


NPT 'remains vital', fresh push on sharing nuclear tech for peaceful uses

NPT 'remains vital', fresh push on sharing nuclear tech for peaceful uses

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has expressed his disappointment at the inability of the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons to reach consensus but welcomed the fact that the conference recognised the NPT as the "cornerstone" of the global disarmament and non-proliferation regime. Meanwhile more than 30 countries are establishing a Sustained Dialogue on expanding access to peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

Nuclear Policies 31 August 2022


Global nuclear industry states its support of the NPT

Global nuclear industry states its support of the NPT

Twenty national and international nuclear industry associations have issued a joint statement in support of the Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty and are calling on signatories to the treaty to support the transfer of nuclear technology for peaceful uses among those meeting their commitments under it.

Nuclear Policies 12 August 2022


Cooperative effort sees Japanese HEU transfer completed

Cooperative effort sees Japanese HEU transfer completed

A second campaign to repatriate high-enriched uranium from a research reactor in Japan to the USA has been completed, bringing to an end a three-year joint effort to transfer 45 kg of the material as part of shared non-proliferation goals.

Waste & Recycling 11 August 2022


Grossi urges world to ‘recommit’ to nuclear non-proliferation

Grossi urges world to ‘recommit’ to nuclear non-proliferation

In a time of "global uncertainty, anxiety and fear" the world "must come together and recommit" to "nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament and to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy", International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has said.

Nuclear Policies 02 August 2022


IAEA working with Australia on safeguards for nuclear subs: Grossi

IAEA working with Australia on safeguards for nuclear subs: Grossi

The International Atomic Energy Agency is already working with Australia on the "complex" issue of ensuring nuclear safeguards in relation to its proposed acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines under the trilateral AUKUS partnership, the organisation's Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today.

Regulation & Safety 04 July 2022


Finland has reinforced its nuclear security regime, says IAEA

Finland has reinforced its nuclear security regime, says IAEA

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has completed a follow-up nuclear security advisory mission to Finland. The International Physical Protection Advisory Service mission included a review of the legislative and regulatory framework for the physical protection of nuclear material and associated facilities and activities.

Regulation & Safety 17 June 2022


IAEA says in-field verification back above pre-pandemic levels

IAEA says in-field verification back above pre-pandemic levels

The International Atomic Energy Agency says it conducted more than 3000 in-field verification activities at more than 1300 nuclear facilities and locations, with more than 14,600 days in the field in 2021 - as well as 2135 additional days in the field spent in quarantine.

Regulation & Safety 15 June 2022