Mali’s Journey to Sustainable Safety and Security for Radioactive Sources

04/10/2019 – Since 2009, Mali’s authorities have been collecting disused sealed radioactive sources from around the country for safe storage in the capital, Bamako, with the support of the IAEA. Now, their attention is turning towards improving the security of the storage, to keep the sources, which are still radioactive, away from the hands of criminals. Continuer à lire … « Mali’s Journey to Sustainable Safety and Security for Radioactive Sources »

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Morocco/Marrakech to Host 3rd International Nuclear Security Conference

01/10/2019 – Morocco will be the third country to host the nuclear regulators’ meeting, and the first in Africa, after it previously met in the US and Spain.

This week, experts on nuclear security will arrive in Morocco for the International Regulator’s Conference on Nuclear Security in Marrakech. Although Morocco does not yet have nuclear power, the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR), in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will host the conference October 1-4. Continuer à lire … « Morocco/Marrakech to Host 3rd International Nuclear Security Conference »

Blue Economy: The New Frontier for Africa’s Growth & How Japan Can Help

An interview with Siddharth Chatterjee UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya by Nikkei Shimbun, Japan and reproduced by IPS. Continuer à lire … « Blue Economy: The New Frontier for Africa’s Growth & How Japan Can Help »

Algérie – L’Afrique joue un rôle important dans le Traité de non-prolifération des armes nucléaires #Mali #Niger

2019/12/02 – Le ministre de l’Energie, Mustapha Guitouni, a affirmé, mardi à Alger, que l’Afrique a un apport important à l’universalisation du Traité de non-prolifération des armes nucléaires,tout en ajoutant que le Traité pour une zone exempte d’armes nucléaires en Afrique nécessite une contribution internationale sur les plans de financement et de l’expertise. Continuer à lire … « Algérie – L’Afrique joue un rôle important dans le Traité de non-prolifération des armes nucléaires #Mali #Niger »

IAEA reports on Sudan’s nuclear power infrastructure

2019/12/02 – There is strong commitment from the government of Sudan to developing the infrastructure needed for a nuclear power programme, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded in its final report.

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was conducted between 27 August and 3 September at the invitation of the Sudanese government. INIR missions enable representatives from IAEA member states to have in-depth discussions with international experts about conditions and best international practices in the development of a nuclear power programme. Continuer à lire … « IAEA reports on Sudan’s nuclear power infrastructure »

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Sudan

2019/03/02 – The IAEA delivered the final report of an expert mission that reviewed Sudan’s infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme.

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission was conducted from 27 August to 3 September 2018 at the invitation of the Government of Sudan. An IAEA team of experts reviewed the status of nuclear infrastructure development as outlined for Phase 1 of the IAEA’s Milestones Approach. This three-phased, comprehensive method enables a country to understand the commitments and obligations associated with developing a safe, secure and sustainable nuclear power programme. Continuer à lire … « IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Sudan »

Nigeria – Petroleum industry records 95% of nuclear licenses – NNRA

2018/08/12 – The Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) on Monday said that 95% of the nuclear licenses it has issued are for the petroleum industry. 

Its Director-General, Prof. Lawrence Dim, who made this known to reporters said that although other industries such as the beverage, breweries and paper mills also use nuclear materials, the oil and gas industry deploys nuclear materials heavily for well-logging and radioactivity.  Continuer à lire … « Nigeria – Petroleum industry records 95% of nuclear licenses – NNRA »