On Tuesday afternoon, 29th August 2017, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan will formally inaugurate a Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank located at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant at Öskemen…… Read More The IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Bank in Kazakhstan
The Project on Managing the Atom offers fellowships for pre- and post-doctoral scholars, and mid-career professionals, during the 2017-18 academic year, in the stimulating environment of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School…… Read More Harvard Kennedy School: 2017-2018 Nuclear Policy Fellowships
Yellowcake, or uranium ore concentrate (UOC), is the first link in the chain representing the nuclear fuel cycle. It also enjoys notoriety and journalists assigned to write about it may face strong headwinds of uncertainty as they try to navigate the story. In 2002 the claim Saddam Hussein was attempting to purchase yellowcake from Niger… Read More Yellowcake – A Primer
In Astana today (27 August 2015) the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Republic of Kazakhstan signed an agreement on the establishment of a low enriched uranium (LEU) bank in Kazakhstan. Read here Tariq Rauf’s analysis published by SIPRI.