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IAEA enhances cooperation with Russian radiation safety authorities

Regulation and Safety

26 July 2016

IAEA-FMBA practical arrangement - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency has signed agreements with two Russian regulatory authorities to cooperate in enhancing the country's national radiation safety standards and the implementation of international safety standards. The agency signed a similar agreement with Rosatom last year.

Chinese I&C system passes IAEA review

Corporate

15 July 2016

FirmSys - 48A Chinese-developed digital instrumentation and control (I&C) system for nuclear power plants recently passed an independent review by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Handbook offers guidance to doctors on radiation

Regulation and Safety

29 June 2016

A new handbook has been compiled with the help of the International Atomic Energy Agency to better prepare medical staff to communicate with the public about possible health effects of radiation during and after a nuclear or radiological emergency.

IAEA could benefit from non-state funding, says report

Corporate

22 July 2016

A working group assembled by the Partnership for a Secure America has made recommendations on how non-state sources can help fund the International Atomic Energy Agency's nuclear security and technical cooperation activities.

IAEA team applauds Poland's progress with nuclear program

Regulation and Safety

04 July 2016

Poland is "taking all the necessary measures" to ensure its nuclear power program meets the highest standards of safety and security and best international practice, Józef Sobolewski, director of the nuclear energy department of the country's Ministry of Energy, has said. Sobolewski's comments followed the conclusion of the International Atomic Energy Agency that Poland has implemented all the recommendations and suggestions of a 2013 Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review mission.

International radiation mapping system launched by IAEA

Regulation and Safety

10 June 2016

A new international radiation monitoring information system launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will collect and display data to help countries respond rapidly in nuclear or radiological emergencies.