Operators should ensure full utilization of research reactors through proper strategic planning, integrate IAEA guidance on safety and security into their operations and make increased use of networking to learn from their peers.
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UN General Assembly Resolution Recognizes IAEA's Work in Development, Nuclear Safety and Non-Proliferation
At its 70th Regular Session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution that recognizes the importance of the IAEA's work. In his statement to the UNGA, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano called for countries that have not yet done so to adhere to the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material so that it can finally enter into force.
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Promoting Entry into Force of the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
School teachers from eight Arab countries are now better equipped to train their students on the legal aspects of nuclear science and technology thanks to the IAEA's participation in the Arab-European Summer School on Energy Education (AESSEE), held at the Vienna University of Technology Atominstitut, Vienna, Austria from 19 to 31 October 2015.
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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, in Spain for a two-day official visit, said the entry into force of the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) would greatly strengthen global nuclear security and would reduce the likelihood of terrorists being able to detonate a dirty bomb in a major city.
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In her keynote address to a panel session at the 2015 Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA), Peri Lynne Johnson, IAEA Legal Adviser and Director of the IAEA Office of Legal Affairs, addressed the work of the IAEA in the fields of nuclear law and nuclear energy, as well as the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the importance of science and technology in a number of areas, in particular, human health, food and water management.
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Comprehensive and Effective National Nuclear Legislation: IAEA Hosts Nuclear Law Institute Programme for Member States
A comprehensive and effective national legal framework is essential for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear technology. Assisting countries in improving their nuclear legal infrastructures was one of the goals of the 2015 Nuclear Law Institute course taking place from 28 September to 9 October 2015.
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