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Achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires international organisations overcoming bureaucratic barriers and forging partnerships, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said yesterday. "Partnerships are both a moral imperative, but also a practical necessity," he said during a virtual panel discussion on Partnership for the Goals at the World Health Summit in Berlin.

Date: Thursday, 29 October 2020
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The fight against the coronavirus pandemic has underscored the important role the International Atomic Energy Agency plays in the major crises the world faces, its director general, Rafael Mariano Grossi, said today in his opening address to the 64th regular session of the IAEA General Conference. These remarks were in addition to his formal statement published by the agency while he was speaking to the conference's participants, both those present at the IAEA's headquarters in Vienna and those watching via livestreaming of the event.

Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2020
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Agency says vital treatment tools still lacking in many countries The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have signed an agreement to join efforts in the fight against cervical cancer.

This disease kills over 310,000 women every year, particularly affecting those living with HIV in developing countries, the IAEA said.

Radiotherapy is a key tool to eliminate tumours, but access to this vital treatment option is lacking in many countries, the agency said

Date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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