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Nuclear Power is Key for Low-Carbon Future, Says IAEA Director General in Russia    IAEA Awards Young Nuclear Scientists for Research on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles

The IAEA remains committed to helping countries use nuclear power to generate low-carbon electricity and counter the effects of climate change, said Director General Yukiya Amano at the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Read more  
Six young nuclear scientists seeking innovative solutions for a low-carbon future were awarded for their efforts at the IAEA’s International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles (FR17) concluded last month in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Read more
Q&A: IAEA Director on Nuclear Power, Upcoming Ministerial Conference   IAEA Event at Astana Expo Discusses Future of Nuclear Power

The IAEA is organizing the fourth International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century from 30 October to 1 November 2017. Read the interview with Dohee Hahn, Director of the IAEA’s Division of Nuclear Power, to discuss the conference and some recent developments related to the future of nuclear power. Read more
At an Expo 2017 Astana side event on 30 June, senior officials and experts from the IAEA and Kazakhstan have discussed the future of nuclear power - its promises as well as its challenges - and how the IAEA and Kazakhstan cooperate in this area. The IAEA will also maintain its exhibit booth throughout #EXPO2017.
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Public Trust Crucial in Nuclear Power, IAEA Meeting Highlights   Expanded Partnership to Promote Open Access to Particle Physics Journals

Involving a wide range of interested parties in the decision-making on nuclear power programmes is crucial for success and can enhance public awareness, understanding and confidence, participants at an IAEA meeting agreed. 
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Researchers from around the world will soon have increased free access to a wealth of resources in particle physics through the IAEA’s partnership with the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3), thanks to an agreement signed in June. Read more
Topical Issues Conference Recommends IAEA to Strengthen Nuclear Installation Safety Work   IAEA Reviews Design for New Nuclear Technology Management Master’s Programme in South Africa

A major international conference on nuclear installation safety held in June 2017 requested further support by the IAEA in the implementation of the new safety requirements for nuclear installations, both those that already are in operation and new-build projects. Read more
In the framework of its support to nuclear knowledge management activities in Member States, the IAEA concluded a two-week mission to review master’s level programme in nuclear technology management in South Africa.   
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  New! What is the Future of Nuclear Energy?   
Watch our latest 3-minute animated video! Nuclear energy today provides over a third of the world’s low-carbon electricity. For nuclear energy to continue to play its role in a sustainable global energy supply, both technical and institutional innovations are needed. Watch here

 NEW! Operation and Maintenance Assessment for Research Reactors
The OMARR review mission is designed to assist Member States in improving the operational and maintenance practices of research reactor facilities. The expected results include a more efficient long-term operation, better performance, improved safety and safety culture, and optimized utilization of human and financial resources.
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The IAEA highlights the potential of nuclear energy for sustainable development at the EXPO 2017 Astana International Exposition, which focuses on Future Energy. Visit the IAEA exhibition at the International Organizations Pavilion, from 10 June to 10 September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.


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Fourth International Conference on Nuclear Power Plant Life Management

27 October 2017
SAVE THE DATE: International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for Nuclear Fuel Cycle (URAM-2018)

25-29 June 2018 

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