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Assesses global levels and effects of ionizing radiation.

Provides scientific basis for radiation protection.

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UNSCEAR Chair presented the Committee's  report to the General Assembly ( A/76/46 ) at the Fourth Committee virtual meeting on 18 October 2021. For more information access  the press release GA/SPD/735.

On 7 October 2021, UNSCEAR launched a new scientific evaluation of diseases of the circulatory system from radiation exposure. The project is aimed to update previous 2006 Committee's report with the latest available data. The project is expected to be completed in 2025.

UNSCEAR report to the General Assembly ( A/76/46 ) and the Secretary General report ( A/76/279 ) are issued in UN languages.

UN Scientific Committee concludes its 2021 session and celebrates its 65th anniversary

On behalf of the Committee, the UNSCEAR secretariat extends its deepest and sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues, of Dr Wolfgang Weiss , former Chair of the Committee, who passed away on 4 June 2021. He will be missed.

Secretary-General's message on the 35th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster.

UNSCEAR launches its second Newsletter in April 202 1.

UNSCEAR Chair presented the UNSCEAR 2020 Report on Fukushima - implications of information published since the UNSCEAR 2013 Report at the WHO REMPAN Webinar - Public Health consequences of Fukushima nuclear disaster: 10 years towards recovery on 23 March 2021.

UNSCEAR launches an advance copy of its 2020 Report, Annex B (Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station: implications of information published since the UNSCEAR 2013 Report).

Women leaders at Vienna-based United Nations offices includes UNSCEAR.

UNSCEAR Global Survey on Radiation Exposure was held on 22 January 2021 (14:45 - 16:15 CET) as Virtual Side Event of the 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection.

With deep sadness, the UNSCEAR secretariat mourns the loss of Dr Norman Gentner , who passed away on 14 January 2021 in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. On behalf of the Committee, the secretariat expresses sincere condolences to his family, colleagues and friends.

Publication of the UNSCEAR 2019 Report.

UNSCEAR Global Survey on Public Exposure was held on 13 November 2020 (11:30 - 15:30 CET) as Virtual Side Event of the International Conference on Radiation Safety: Improving Radiation Protection in Practice (9-20 November 2020).

IAEA and UNSCEAR shared experience on radiation safety profession at the side event "Improving Safety in Radiation in Practice - Young Professionals" organized on 10 November 2020 as part of the International Conference on Radiation Safety.

UN Scientific Committee concludes 67th session.

UNSCEAR Chair presented a Note to the General Assembly at the Fourth Committee virtual meeting on 9 October 2020.