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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
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Partnerships-key-to-meeting-SDGs-says-Grossi

An initiative to strengthen global preparedness for future pandemics like COVID-19 has been launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The project, called ZODIAC, builds on the IAEA's experience in assisting countries in the use of nuclear and nuclear-derived techniques for the rapid detection of pathogens that cause transboundary animal diseases, including ones that spread to humans.

Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-project-to-bolster-preparedness-for-pandemics

The United Arab Emirates' Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) said today it is working with healthcare facilities and authorities at home and abroad to support efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, protect the community and ensure their radiation protection and safety.

Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UAE-regulator-outlines-its-role-in-COVID-19-respon

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is dispatching a first batch of equipment to more than 40 countries to enable them to use a nuclear-derived technique to rapidly detect the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This emergency assistance is part of the IAEA's response to requests for support from around 90 Member States in controlling an increasing number of infections worldwide.

Date: Friday, 03 April 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-dispatches-COVID-19-detection-equipment