VCDNP Panel Discussion on the Safe and Secure Use of Nuclear Power to Provide Reliable, Affordable and Sustainable Energy for All
On 20 February 2019, the VCDNP organized a panel discussion with support from the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in Kazakhstan on the “Safe and Secure Use of Nuclear Power to Provide Reliable, Affordable and Sustainable Energy for All”.
The panel comprised experts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Pakistan, Nigeria and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Speakers discussed various aspects of planning for a nuclear power program and producing nuclear power including the importance of creating an “enabling environment” domestically, the role of safety and security, as well as the challenges they faced and how those challenges were addressed. The panel also focused on the role of the IAEA and its support to its Member States. The full report on the panel discussion is available here (the full discussion is given below). Links to the presentations and useful IAEA booklets are included in the report for ease of reference.