Nuclear Energy Agency


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Nuclear Energy Agency

An organization under the OECD that promotes the peaceful, scientific use of nuclear energy. It acts as a forum for research and sharing of information between members. It has 29 member states all over the world.
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In his turn, the Director -General of the NEA William Magwood underlined the importance of Romania's presence as a member of the Nuclear Energy Agency, mentioning that he wanted a concrete plan to be achieved for regional cooperation in the field of energy policy.
In Bolivia, Mr Amano met with Vice President lvaro Garca Linera, Minister for Energy Rafael Alarcn Orihuela, Deputy Foreign Minister Mara del Carmen Almendras and head of the Bolivian Nuclear Energy Agency (ABEN) Silverio Chavez Ros.
The first session of the International School of Nuclear Law, recently established within the University of Montpellier 1 in co-operation with the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), opened in Montpellier on Monday 27 August.
*The role of the Nuclear Regulator in Promoting and Evaluating Safety Culture - a brochure published by the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) - First report from the Task Group created in 1998 by the Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) and charged with directing discussions on the manner in which safety authority identify and deal with problems in the area of safety performance.
The conference, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (NEA-OECD) and hosted by the Government of the United Arab Emirates through the Ministry of Energy and Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), was attended by 64 participating countries with more than 700 delegates from various organizations.
The total capacity of OECD nuclear power plants is projected to be about 319.4 GWe in the year 2005, and 331.2 GWe in 2010, account being taken of 10 GWe to be taken out of service by 2010.This information is contained in the just published annual survey of developments and projections of nuclear generation, installed capacities and associated fuel cycle services carried out by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA).
* "Radioactive Waste Management in OECD/NEA Member Countries": The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) published, on May 25, an illustrated public information file presenting descriptions of 17 NEA countries' radioactive waste management programmes.
Inpari Sidenuk is one of 22 rice varieties developed by scientists at the countrys National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN) using irradiation, a process often used to generate new and useful traits in crops (see Breeding new varieties using nuclear techniques).
Organized in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the conference was hosted by the UAE Government through the Ministry of Energy and the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation.
This is one of the major findings of the just-published report (also known as the "Red Book"), jointly prepared by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
The nuclear technique, which uses particle-induced x-ray emission and X-ray fluorescence technology (See The Science Box), was introduced by researchers at the countrys National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN), and has been used since the late 1990s to measure particulate matter in the citys air on a regular basis.
most importantly, the book presents updated information on the Member states' environmental policy priorities and look at their records on national implementation and enforcement of EU law.price: Euro 50 ISBN 2-930073-74-8 info: the EU Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, avenue des Arts 50, box 5 B - 1000 Brussels tel: +32 25 13 68 92 fax: +32 25 13 79 28 e-mail: euc@post1.amcham.be www.eucommittee.be*Nuclear Energy Data 2000 is the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency's annual compilation of basic statistics on electricity generation and nuclear power in OECD countries.
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