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19 Member States Support GC Resolution on Innovative Nuclear Technology


Sep 26, 2011

19 Member States Support GC Resolution on Innovative Nuclear Technology
IAEA General Conference (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)

The 55th IAEA General Conference, in passing a resolution on “Strengthening the Agency’s activities related to nuclear science, technology and applications”, noted INPRO’s activities and commended the Director General and the Secretariat for their work in response to earlier GC resolutions, in particular the results achieved to date within INPRO.

Nineteen Member States — the highest number of countries ever - supported the resolution concerning INPRO, which also includes a number of recommendations concerning the role of innovations in in developing sustainable nuclear energy systems and future activities. The GC also encouraged the IAEA and interested Member States to review the INPRO methodology in the light of the Fukushima accident and by taking into account results of nuclear energy system assessments (NESAs) performed by Member States so far.

The full text of the resolution can be found at GC (55)/RES/12/ Part B.3 p. 19-21

Mention of INPRO is also made in parts B.1 (Nuclear Power Applications), B.2 (Small and medium-sized nuclear reactors) and B.4 (Approaches to supporting nuclear power infrastructure development) of resolution GC(55)/RES/12.

All resolutions passed at the 55th IAEA General Conference are available on the Agency's website in all official languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish).

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