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UN Scientific Committee reports to General Assembly.

Assesses global levels and effects of ionizing radiation.

Provides scientific basis for radiation protection.


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

UNSCEAR secretariat and LIST (Luxembourg)  signed a new agreement for cooperation on data collection on medical, occupational and public exposures

UNSCEAR launches its first Newsletter in February 2020

UNSCEAR and ISOE Secretariats signed a new agreement for cooperation on data collection on occupational exposure

Fourth Committee approved Resolution on Effects of Atomic Radiation