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  • Blog Post: Details Vague, But Obama Declares Nuclear Breakthrough With India

    U.S. President Barack Obama said that “full implementation” of the 2008 nuclear power agreement between India and the United States was now within reach, his announcement marking a key achievement in his weekend trip to the subcontinent and meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After...
  • Blog Post: India To Have All Civilian Reactors Under IAEA Safeguards

    A government source in India said two more nuclear facilities, Narora Atomic Power Station Units 1 and 2 in north-central India, would be under International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards soon to pave the way for much needed imports of uranium fuel. The step would complete the process of placing...
  • Blog Post: Outgoing Director General Sees Challenges And Opportunities For IAEA

    IAEA Helps Ensure Development and Security - Larger Investment Needed - By April Murelio - Tremendous challenges and opportunites lie ahead for the world´s top nuclear organization, IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei said today in his opening address to the Agency´s week-long General...
  • Blog Post: French Prime Minister Calls for International Emergency Task Force, More Oversight of Nuclear Plants

    On Monday French Prime Minister Francois Fillon implored the international community to create a “rapid intervention system” backed with equipment and expertise to react to severe nuclear accidents anywhere in the world. While speaking at a nuclear plant in France, he also called for an international...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Director: Economic Crisis Will Not Change Nuclear Power Industry Drivers

    The expansion of energy demand, the need of improving energy security, the requirement of environment protection not changed - By Linton Levy - According to Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yury Sokolov the economic crisis would not change the driver for...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: Dynamics Of Fuelling Research Reactors

    Experts Meet to Discuss Research Reactor Fuel Management - By Misha Kidambi, IAEA Division of Public Information - At a time when many Member States are looking at nuclear energy as an option to meet growing energy demands, research reactors - vital components for a number of nuclear technologies...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Nuclear Information Database Available For Free On The Web

    INIS is the world’s leading database on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology - By Mark McFadden - The IAEA is making its International Nuclear Information System (INIS) available for free to Internet users around the world. INIS is the world’s leading database on the...
  • Blog Post: IAEA's Amano Addresses 43rd Annual Conference Of Japan Atomic Industrial Forum

    For more than 50 years, the Forum has successfully promoted the peaceful, safe and efficient use of nuclear power in Japan, helping to make this country one of the most advanced users of nuclear technology in the world - by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano - Mr. Takashi Imai, President of the...
  • Blog Post: G8 Summit Reaffirms Support For IAEA

    Agency´s Leading Role in Non-Proliferation Again Highlighted - By Abby Gessner - The world´s leading industrialized nations have reaffirmed their support for the IAEA and its contribution to sustainable development, climate change and nuclear non-proliferation. In a meeting in L´Aquila...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Draft Agreement Circulated At Nuclear Fuel Meeting

    IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei briefing the press after nuclear fuel talks. Vienna, Austria. - By Stephen Heiser - IAEA Hosts Talks on Supplying Nuclear Fuel for Iranian Research Reactor, the technical meeting addressing Iran´s request for the supply of nuclear fuel for the Tehran...
  • Blog Post: AREVA: International Conference On Access To Civil Nuclear Energy: Report And Prospects

    No fewer than 700 ministers, senior civil servants, industry experts and industry players from 65 countries attended the International Conference on Access to Civil Nuclear Energy held on March 8 and 9. Hosted by the French government and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the event was held...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Prepares For Global Civil Nuclear Expansion

    Comments came Monday in Beijing, on the opening day of a three-day international ministerial-level conference - By Linton Levy - The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency says it is gearing up for a global resurgence of interest in nuclear energy. These comments came Monday in Beijing...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Statement On Proposal To Supply Fuel to Iranian Research Reactor

    IAEA Inspectors Depart For Iran Site Visit - By Linton Levy - The United States, Russia and France have indicated their positive response to IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei's proposal on a draft agreement to supply Iran with nuclear fuel for its research reactor, which amongst other...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: Lessons On Radioactive Waste And Spent Fuel Management

    IAEA Promotes Sharing of Experience and Good Practices Among States - By Giovanni Verlini, IAEA Division of Public Information - Radioactive waste and spent fuel are side products in nuclear energy production and other nuclear applications in medicine, industry and research. The quantities of...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Conference Confirms Yukiya Amano As New Director General

    appointment is for a term of 4 years - until November 2013 - By Abby Gessner - The 53rd IAEA General Conference has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Yukiya Amano of Japan, a Japanese career diplomat, as the next IAEA Director General. Mr. Amano assumes office on 1 December 2009, succeeding Dr....
  • Blog Post: IAEA Will Finance Seven Projects In Ecuador

    Projects to be completed between 2009 and 2011 are based on nuclear technologies - By April Murelio - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) pledged more than $1 Million USD to fund seven projects in Ecuador, according to the country's presidential office. The funds will be channeled...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Director General Candidates Meet With Board

    Selection Process for New Director General to Continue with 9 June "Straw Poll" - By Linton Levy - The IAEA Board of Governors recently held an informal meeting during which each of the five candidates for the post of Director General of the IAEA made a presentation of their candidature...
  • Blog Post: NNSA Hosted Japanese Delegation to Discuss Physical Protection Issues

    Topics discussed included: graded approaches to physical protection, power reactor regulatory oversight programs, physical protection inspections and exercises, and physical protection education programs - By Stephen Heiser - The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) participated in a...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: School Of Nuclear Security

    Nuclear Security Students Received Practical Training in State-of-the-art Facility - By April Murelio - The IAEA in cooperation with Russia’s Interdepartmental Special Training Centre (ISTC) of Rosatom recently held a pilot practical training course for students specializing in nuclear security...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: Improving Radioactive Material Transport In Africa

    IAEA Training Highlights Safety and Security - By April Murelio - The IAEA is working with African Member States to reform the transport infrastructure, particularly as it relates to the safe transport of radioactive materials. An IAEA regional training course on the security of radioactive...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Seibersdorf And Monaco Labs Help Make Improve World

    Scientific Analysis for Development and Peace By Polina Povarich, David Cardenas-Mazurkiewicz and Sasha Henriques, IAEA Division of Public Information For decades the IAEA´s laboratories at Seibersdorf in Austria and in Monaco have been undertaking groundbreaking work on the application of...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Director General And Iranian Officials Discuss Uranium Enrichment Plant Visit

    IAEA inspectors will visit the facility on 25 October. On 24 September 2009, the Iranian government declared the facility to the IAEA - By Mark McFadden - IAEA Director General Mohammed ElBaradei met Iranian authorities in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday, 4 October 2009, and discussed arrangements for...
  • Blog Post: AEHI Cites United Nations Data on Global Water Crisis and Urges Wider Use of Nuclear Desalination Reactors

    "The worldwide fresh water crisis, which is expected to outstrip supply by 2025 per the UN, could be helped significantly by using desalination systems powered by commercial nuclear reactors." Don Gillispie, CEO of Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. said. - Edited By Tom Lamar - Don Gillispie...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: Social Networking for Nuclear Decommissioning

    Described as a network of networks, the IDN brings together experts in the decommissioning of nuclear facilities so they can share ideas and learn from each other - By Christopher Smith - Faced with the challenges of delivering the right training to the right people, the IAEA´s International...
  • Blog Post: NNSA Launches Blog to Highlight Administrator's Work At IAEA Conference

    Photos, video, updates and related press releases posted to NNSA website - By Stephen Heiser - The National Nuclear Security Administration has launched a travel blog for online visitors to follow Administrator Thomas D’Agostino and receive updates from his work at the 2009 International...