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Romania enhances safety at Cernavoda, IAEA reports

Romania enhances safety at Cernavoda, IAEA reports

The International Atomic Energy Agency said yesterday that the operator of Romania’s Cernavoda nuclear power plant had demonstrated "strengthened operational safety" by addressing the findings of an initial IAEA review in 2016.

Regulation & Safety 12 March 2019


Estonia strengthens regulation, IAEA mission finds

Estonia strengthens regulation, IAEA mission finds

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts said today that Estonia has strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in the last two years.

Regulation & Safety 11 March 2019


Amano calls for funding for IAEA safeguards activities

Amano calls for funding for IAEA safeguards activities

Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has called on its Member States to provide additional funding for the Agency's safeguards activities, such as those to verify the nuclear programmes in Iran and North Korea.

Nuclear Policies 04 March 2019


EU and IAEA set priorities for cooperation

EU and IAEA set priorities for cooperation

The European Union and the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed at their seventh annual meeting of senior officials to further enhance cooperation and strengthen cooperation in training, research and development.

Nuclear Policies 14 February 2019


IAEA reports on progress at Fukushima Daiichi

IAEA reports on progress at Fukushima Daiichi

While much progress has already been made in decommissioning the damaged Fukushima Daiichi units, Japan must ensure it is prepared for future challenges, such as used fuel and fuel debris removal, a mission by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said.

Regulation & Safety 04 February 2019


IAEA reports on Sudan's nuclear power infrastructure

IAEA reports on Sudan's nuclear power infrastructure

There is strong commitment from the government of Sudan to developing the infrastructure needed for a nuclear power programme, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded in its final report.

Regulation & Safety 29 January 2019


IAEA reports on Saudi Arabia's nuclear infrastructure

IAEA reports on Saudi Arabia's nuclear infrastructure

Saudi Arabia has made significant progress in the development of its nuclear power infrastructure, International Atomic Energy Agency Deputy Director General Mikhail Chudakov said as he delivered the final report of an IAEA-led review.

Regulation & Safety 28 January 2019


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Ascó and Vandellós plants

IAEA reviews long-term safety of Ascó and Vandellós plants

A team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts has completed a Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) review at Spain's Ascó and Vandellós nuclear power plants.

Regulation & Safety 25 January 2019


IAEA holds knowledge management course in Latin America

IAEA holds knowledge management course in Latin America

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently held its School of Nuclear Knowledge Management course in the Central American and Caribbean region for the first time. The event was held in Costa Rica on 3-7 December.

Regulation & Safety 14 January 2019


IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence

IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence

Establishing a national strategy is essential for the sustainable supply of competent and well-trained regulatory staff who can effectively oversee nuclear safety, the Steering Committee on Regulatory Capacity Building and Knowledge Management, supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 03 January 2019