Posts Tagged ‘International’


IAEA Expands International Cooperation on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors

Friday, February 16th, 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching an effort to expand international cooperation and coordination in the design, development and deployment of small, medium sized or modular reactors (SMRs), among the most promising emerging technologies in nuclear power.
 
Significant advances have been made on SMRs, some of which will use pre-fabricated systems and components to shorten construction schedules and offer greater flexibility and affordability than traditional nuclear power plants...

Rev. Dr. Philip Rahming and Rev. Dr. Genius Wells pay courtesy call on Ambassador Sidney Collie

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018


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On Friday, 9th February, 2018, Rev. Dr. Philip Rahming, Pastor of Rehoboth Ministries, and Rev. Dr. Genius Wells, President and Senior Pastor of Chapel on the Hill, and Chaplain of the House of Assembly, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Sidney Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the Organization of American States (OAS), at the Embassy of The Bahamas, in Washington, D.C...

IAEA Launches Expert Advisory Service for Research Reactor Infrastructure, First Mission to Nigeria

Friday, February 9th, 2018

The International  Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched a new peer review service to assist Member States in the development of infrastructure for nuclear research reactors, expanding the range of its expert advisory missions. The first Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review for Research Reactors (INIR-RR) was conducted this week in Nigeria at the invitation of the Government, which is planning to build the country’s second research reactor...

IAEA Launches Expert Advisory Service for Research Reactor Infrastructure, First Mission to Nigeria

Friday, February 9th, 2018

The International  Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched a new peer review service to assist Member States in the development of infrastructure for nuclear research reactors, expanding the range of its expert advisory missions. The first Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review for Research Reactors (INIR-RR) was conducted this week in Nigeria at the invitation of the Government, which is planning to build the country’s second research reactor...

IAEA and EU Review Progress on Cooperation, Agree on Next Steps at Annual Meeting

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Union (EU) reviewed progress achieved in working together on a range of nuclear activities and agreed to further enhance cooperation during their sixth annual Senior Officials Meeting in Vienna.

The talks on 8 February at the IAEA’s headquarters provided a forum for exchanging views on strengthening collaboration on nuclear safety, security, safeguards, sustainable development, nuclear energy research and increasing innovation...

Bringing education goals within reach

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018


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Educational opportunities in Commonwealth countries should be transformed by a new framework being launched when ministers meet in Fiji. The new resource is designed to make the Sustainable Development Goals more attainable, by boosting school enrolments, providing safe learning environments and tackling adult literacy and gender disparity in education.

The Commonwealth Education Policy will be unveiled at the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) in Nadi, Fiji, 19 -23 February. The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland...

PAHO, Barbados and six Eastern Caribbean countries sign multi-country cooperation strategy for the next six years

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

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High-level officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today in signing a new multicountry strategy for technical cooperation in health through 2024.
 
“This strategy is your vision of how PAHO/WHO can best support the work of your ministries of health in improving the health of their people,” Etienne told the Caribbean health leaders....

IAEA helps Uganda Restart Vital Radiotherapy Services for Cancer Patients

Friday, January 19th, 2018

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Uganda today inaugurated a new radiotherapy machine to resume essential treatment services for cancer patients after the country’s only previous such equipment broke down in 2016. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) provided technical and financial support for the re-establishment of radiotherapy services in Uganda...

IAEA Helps Cambodia set up its first National Cancer Centre

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Cambodia today opened the doors of its first ever national cancer centre. The new facility was built with the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and will significantly increase the country’s capacity to fight a growing cancer burden.

The Techo Santepheap Centre, located at the Calmette Hospital in the capital Phnom Penh, is part of a national strategy to increase cancer care coverage. Until today, Cambodia only had one radiotherapy machine...

Fact Sheet -New Travel Advisories for U.S. Travelers

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how we share information with U.S. travelers.  These improvements will provide U.S. citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide.  Under the new system, every country will have a Travel Advisory, providing levels of advice ranging from 1 to 4:
 
·        Level 1 - Exercise Normal Precautions: This is the lowest advisory level for safety and security risk.  There is some risk in any international travel.  Conditions in other countries may differ from those in the United States and may change at any time...