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20 February 2018

IAEA DG visits Philippines: Food Security, Health and Nuclear Power

THE IAEA Director General had discussions with senior officials focused on how the IAEA assists Member States in the safe and appropriate use of nuclear and related technologies for improving crop varieties, which contributes to food security and sustainable agricultural development globally. “Irradiation of agricultural products prolongs shelf lives, resulting in a secure rice supply,[…]

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12 February 2018

IAEA – Employment opportunities

The IAEA offers a variety of employment opportunities for professional and general service posts; consultants and experts; junior staff, through internships; and the Junior Professional Officer programme. The IAEA is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals with a background in science, technology, management and administration to join its staff. For more information about the positions[…]

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2 February 2018

IAEA Conferences – Call for Presentations

International Conference on Challenges Faced by Technical and Scientific Support Organizations- Belgium, 15-18th 2018. Interested participants have until 17 March 2018 to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the International Conference on the Challenges Faced by Technical and Scientific Support Organizations in Enhancing Nuclear Safety and Security: Ensuring Effective and Sustainable Expertise, to[…]

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23 January 2018

Food Irradiation and the Changing Climate

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency have jointly produced a valuable video which explains how food irradiation benefits society. The introduction to the video explains: “Throughout history, insect pests have posed challenges by spreading diseases, damaging crops and affecting environments, causing damage of more than 70[…]

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19 January 2018


NICSTAR 2018 is being held between March 5-7 in Mumbai, India. NICSTAR is organised by NAARRI in cooperation with the Department of Atomic Energy India and the IAEA. The event is being supported by the International Irradiation Association (iia) and the World Council on Isotopes (WCI). Many our members and contacts will be represented at[…]

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2 January 2018

January 2018 Newsletter

The latest iia newsletter was circulated today. It can be accessed by clicking on the following link: January 2018 Newsletter

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13 December 2017

Radiation Physics & Chemistry – Special IMRP 18 Edition

Volume 143 – Special Edition of Radiation Physics and Chemistry is now available This special issue of the Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry is a collection of highlighted papers presented at the most recent IMRP conference held in Vancouver, Canada in 2016. The papers were selected by the session chairs and accepted after a[…]

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1 December 2017

IAEA – Technical Cooperation Program

“To mark the 60th anniversary of the IAEA technical cooperation (TC) programme, the International Conference on the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme: Sixty Years and Beyond — Contributing to Development took place in Vienna from 30 May to 1 June 2017. The conference brought together high-level decision makers and policy formulators, technical experts at the senior[…]

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20 November 2017

Evaluation of Directive 1999/2/EC on food treated with ionising radiation

In 2017, the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission decided to undertake an evaluation of Directive 1999/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 February 1999 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning foods and food ingredients treated with ionizing radiation. This process known[…]

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