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Mr. Robert Andrew is Geneva based Research Journalist reports for ABC Live on super specialized subjects from all around the Europe.

IAEA Generates New Quantum Data on Hydrogen Fusion

Vienna (ABC Live): Hydrogen Fusion : A recently completed coordinated research project (CRP) has improved the understanding of fundamental atomic and molecular processes necessary to progress in the development of fusion as a future source of energy. Specifically, the project generated and evaluated data for collisions of hydrogen and helium and the resulting radiative processes, in which energy is released …

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Convention on Nuclear Safety on Radioactive Waste

Vienna (ABC Live):Radioactive Waste Management : A workshop to promote the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management ended yesterday in Rabat, Morocco. The three-day event — hosted by Morocco, a Contracting Party to this international legal instrument since its entry into force in 2001 — helped raise awareness among decision-makers from African …

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IAEA Helps Costa Rica to Top Rank in Happy Planet Index

Vienna (ABC Live): Happy Planet Index : While the Happy Planet Index ranks Costa Rica first in the world for environmentally-friendly practices, the country is also the world’s number one producer of fertilizer-hungry pineapples. With the help of the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Costa Rican experts are exploring the use of nuclear technology to …

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ICAO Bats for Green Airports to Decrease GHGs Emissions

Montréal (ABC Live): Green Airports : ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu opened the UN aviation agency’s Seminar on Green Airports last week at its Headquarters in Montréal.   The seminar was organized to permit ICAO Member States and industry stakeholders to exchange ideas on the latest technological, operational and policy advancements with an environmental focus which can assist the ongoing …

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Nuclear Techniques Have Potential to Care Earth Soil

Vienna (ABC Live): Nuclear Techniques : Have you ever thought about soil? Thought about this vast limited resource where your food grows? This finite, non-renewable resource is under threat worldwide. Intensive agricultural practices, pollution and climate change threaten its health and the life-sustaining support it offers people and the planet. But soil has an ally: nuclear science. Nuclear science is …

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Disability is Work Force Diversity Factor : ILO

New Delhi (ABC Live): Diversity Factor: The business case for diversity has been well established by research in recent years. The benefits of diverse workplaces include an increased talent pool and employee satisfaction, strengthened customer orientation, improved innovation and creativity, as well as an enhanced company image. So far, the bulk of research has focused on the impact of Work …

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Least Developed Countries Need New Energy Access

Geneva (ABC Live): Least Developed Countries :Expanding access to adequate, reliable and affordable sources of modern energy is essential if the world’s poorest nations are to escape the poverty trap, says The Least Developed Countries Report 2017: Transformational Energy Access of UNCTAD. According to the report, published today, the world’s 47 least developed countries1 (LDCs) are falling far behind the rest of the developing …

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ILO Releases World Social Protection Report 2017–19

Geneva (ABC Live): World Social Protection Report 2017–19: International Labour Organization released its World Social Protection Report 2017–19 today in Geneva. Universal social protection is essential for realizing the human right to social security for all, advancing social justice and promoting inclusive growth, and accelerating progress towards achieving the globally agreed 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development …

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IAEA Internet Reactor Laboratory Expands to Asia,Pacific

Vienna (ABC Live): IAEA Internet Reactor Laboratory : An agreement signed today in Vienna will strengthen IAEA’s efforts to offer training on the use of research reactors to students in Asia and the Pacific who do not have access to a facility in their own country. Under the agreement, the Research and Education Center of the Kyung Hee University in …

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Know WTO Information Technology Agreement

New Delhi (ABC Live): WTO Information Technology Agreement :The Information Technology Agreement (ITA) was concluded by 29 participants at the Singapore Ministerial Conference in December 1996. Since then, the number of participants has grown to 82, representing about 97 per cent of world trade in IT products. The participants are committed to completely eliminating tariffs on IT products covered by …

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