57th Annual Session of IAEA General Conference Concludes
The 57th annual session of the IAEA General Conference concluded in Vienna on 20th September 2013. More than 3 000 delegates from 159 IAEA Member States, international organizations, NGO's and the media attended the event held at the Austria Center, Vienna from 16-20 September 2013. URT being a member state of the IAEA was invited to attend and participate in deliberations on its business including Technical Cooperation Programmes, and other such side activities. Read more >>
IAEA Director of Africa Division in Tanzania
The Director of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) division of Africa, recently held a discussion with the Minister of Communication Science and Technology on the implementation of Technical Cooperation programme in the country. Read more
The First AFRA-NEST General Assembly Took Place in Tanzania
The IAEA Member States in Africa have prioritized education and training in nuclear science and technology as a key enabler to achieving sustainable social and economic development across the African continent.
To support this goal fifty delegates gathered in Arusha, Tanzania for the 1st General Assembly of the AFRA-Network on Education in Science and Technology (AFRA-NEST) from 26 to 30 August 2013. Twenty-four African Member States were represented with delegates from Universities, Research Institutes and Laboratories and National Atomic Energy Commissions along with the Asian Network for Education in Nuclear Technology (ANENT), the European Nuclear Education Network Association (ENEN), the UK Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC), and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
The main objectives of AFRA-NEST are to facilitate the operation and networking of higher education, training and related research in Nuclear Science and Technology (NS&T) in the African Region, and to foster sustainable human resource development and nuclear knowledge management, to satisfy the needs of African countries with/without higher education and training, in the priority areas of non-power and power applications of nuclear energy. Read more >> ......................................................
02-13 Sept. 2013, Arusha
Training Course on Developing Regional Electricity Plans using IAEA's Tool MESSAGE
21-25 Oct. 2013, Arusha
Annual Meeting of AFRA Level Streering Committee for Human Resource Development and Nuclear Knowledge Management (HLSC)