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  • Blog Post: India Reports Positive Talks With U.S. Nuclear Advance Team

    Indian officials said civil nuclear cooperation talks in New Delhi with an advance team of U.S. negotiator s made progress ahead of a summit meeting scheduled for late January between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Media reports in India said the Ministry of External Affairs...
  • Blog Post: UK, Japan Sign Agreement to Cooperate on Nuclear Projects

    On his first official visit to Japan Tuesday, British Prime Minister David Cameron signed an agreement that will lead to nuclear cooperation between Japan and the UK. According to the agreement, "Japanese companies' technical expertise in new plant design and construction, and the UK's...
  • 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'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: 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 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 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 Faults Tsunami, Tsunami Preparedness in Fukushima Report

    In a brief summary of its investigation of the Fukushima Daiichi crisis, the International Atomic Energy Agency faulted the March 11 tsunami, rather than the earthquake that preceded it, for precipitating reactor accidents at the Japanese nuclear plant. The IAEA report lends further credence to Tokyo...
  • 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: 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...
  • Blog Post: IAEA: Toward Sustainable Nuclear Innovations

    Dialogue Forum on Nuclear Energy Innovations Held at IAEA - Edited by April Murelio - Experts attending the INPRO Dialogue Forum on Nuclear Energy Innovations talk about the need for co-operation among countries to achieve sustainable nuclear technology options. Commitment, sustainability, and...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Lauds 20 Years Of African Development

    Role of Nuclear in Power Generation, Medicine and Water Management Acknowledged - By April Murelio - The African Regional Cooperative Agreement (AFRA) celebrated its twentieth anniversary today in Vienna. It is an intergovernmental agreement supported by the IAEA that helps foster nuclear science...
  • Blog Post: International Atomic Energy Agency Works To Protect Nuclear Power Plants Against Tsunami And Flooding Hazards

    Following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, we worked toward laying out improved safety standards for the nuclear power plants," says Antonio Godoy, the Head of IAEA´s International Seismic Safety Centre. "Also, we are working with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the U.S...
  • Blog Post: IAEA's Yamano: Statement To Argentine Council For International Relations

    Statements of the Director General to the Argentine Council for International Relations - By IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano - Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour for me to speak at the Argentine Council for International Relations. I know I am addressing an audience that is very knowledgeable...
  • Blog Post: Nuclear Science Protects Fruit From Pests

    IAEA Uses Sterile Insect Technique to Tackle Olive Fruit Fly - By April Murelio - Homer wrote about olives in his Odyssey, Hippocrates praised olive oil for its medicinal purposes and olive tree leaves were found in the tomb of Tutankhamen. The Olive Fruit Fly only lays its eggs in olives. It can...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Releases Annual Report

    Activity Remains Centered Around Nuclear Technology, Safety, Security, Verification - By Abby Gessner - In its latest Annual Report, the IAEA notes that interest in starting nuclear power programs continued to grow among Member States. Each year, IAEA Annual Reports and Reviews highlight nuclear...
  • Blog Post: Safety Experts Finish Second IAEA Regulatory Review Of UK Nuclear Regulator

    At the request of the UK Government, the International Atomic Energy Agency assembled a team of ten high-level regulatory experts from eight nations to conduct the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission - By Linton Levy - Nuclear safety experts have concluded a 10-day mission to peer...
  • Blog Post: IAEA Director General Amano Addresses Board Of Governors

    Projections for future growth in the use of nuclear power have again been revised upwards. We have already re-focussed our activities to help meet the needs of newcomers to nuclear power - By Sasha Henriques, IAEA Division of Public Information - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano opened a busy Board...