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Nuclear 'vital' to Sustainable Development Goals

Energy and Environment

29 September 2016

Agneta Rising - IAEA GC 2016 - 48Nuclear energy is relevant to "almost all" of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted last year by the United Nations General Assembly, World Nuclear Association Director General Agneta Rising said today. Rising spoke during the Scientific Forum of the International Atomic Energy Agency's 60th General Conference being held this week in Vienna.

The transformation of Iran

Nuclear Policies

27 September 2016

Salehi and Amano - September 2016 - 48The impartiality of the International Atomic Energy Agency was "indispensable" to the high-level political agreement reached last year on Iran's nuclear-related activities, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told delegates at the Agency's 60th General Conference in Vienna yesterday.

IAEA sees Asia as driver of nuclear energy

Nuclear Policies

02 September 2016

Asia is one of the regions where nuclear energy is "high on the agenda" and could be one of the drivers for global nuclear power deployment, according to the deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

IAEA sees growth in nuclear capacity to 2030

Nuclear Policies

28 September 2016

The International Atomic Energy Agency projects continued growth in nuclear electricity generating capacity to 2030, although at a slower pace than previously anticipated. The Agency highlights nuclear energy's role in meeting global climate and sustainable development goals.

Chinese regulatory system must keep up with growth, says IAEA

Regulation and Safety

08 September 2016

IRRS mission to China - September 2016 - 48China's regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety is effective but will need to keep pace with the country's nuclear energy program, an International Atomic Energy Agency peer review mission has concluded.

IAEA holds first nuclear security school in Egypt

Regulation and Safety

18 August 2016

Cairo_security_school_(ENRRA)-48Young professionals from 14 countries attended the first Arabic-language international school on nuclear security held in Cairo, Egypt as part of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) efforts to promote awareness of nuclear security amongst young professionals.