Re-Activation of Italian Nuclear Young Generation

During a webinar last month, the Italian Nuclear Association (AIN), ENS-YGN, IYNC and University of Pisa, discussed the re-activation of the Italian Nuclear Young Generation. Almost 40 students and young professionals participated in this event and showed their willingness to support the re-activation of the Italian YG after some years. The YG will be the […]

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IYNC2018 Technical Program

Technical Program Chair: Lena Andriolo (International Youth Nuclear Congress, France/Germany) Contact: lena.andriolo@iync.org We are pleased to announce that the IYNC2018 conference will be organised jointly with the 26th WiN Global Annual Conference! The technical program of the conference is constructed around the theme “Challenge the present, empower the future”. A wide range of topics will […]

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2017 is IYNC’s 20th Anniversary

2017 marks a special milestone for IYNC. We are celebrating 20 years of successful collaborations and IYNC activities! In 1997 the IYNC concept emerged as hundreds of young professionals and students collaborated to develop the IYNC network. We ask you and your YGN networks to join us in celebrating our 20th anniversary. To celebrate, IYNC […]

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MoU between IYNC and the International Union Veterans Nuclear Energy and Industry (IUVNEI)

Denis Janin, IYNC President and Victor Murogov, President of the International Union Veterans Nuclear Energy and Industry (IUVNEI), signed on November 11, 2016 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the collaboration between both organizations. The IUVNEI is a group of senior professionals created in 2016. It gathers more than 20 existing associations of retired […]

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Japan YGN visits Fukushima

On December 9, a delegation of the Young Generation Network of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan (JYGN), together with the Young Researcher’s Association of Japan Health Physics Society, visited Fukushima prefecture, including the site of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. JYGN has organized such Fukushima tours occasionally since 2011 to grasp up-to-date progress […]

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Philippines set to become 50th IYNC Member

The Philippines is set to become the 50th IYNC Member, as unanimously concluded during the 2nd Philippine Nuclear Youth Summit (PNYS) on 7 December 2016. Aimed to be a forum for the young generation in the Philippines to share information and knowledge as well as a platform for youth empowerment, PNYS was one of the […]

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IYNC participates in 2nd African Youth Conference on Climate Change

International Youth Nuclear Congress through its Kenyan affiliate YGN was represented at the 2nd African Youth Conference on Climate Change held in Nairobi Kenya organized by the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC). Vice President of Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear attended the 2-day event hosted at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa from […]

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IYNC at the 3rd IAEA Nuclear Knowledge Management Conference

By Denis Janin, IYNC President The 3rd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Knowledge Management (NKM) conference took place November 7 – 11 in Vienna, Austria and gathered more than 500 participants. IYNC partnered with the IAEA and sponsored this event. An IYNC booth was located in the exhibition area. It was an excellent opportunity […]

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COP22 and Nuclear Energy

By Lenka Kollar, International Youth Nuclear Congress and American Nuclear Society delegate to COP22 The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Marrakech Morocco on 7-18 November 2016. This was the first time that nations met after signing and bringing into force the Paris Agreement. […]

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Pro-Nuclear Environmentalists March in Chicago

By Lenka Kollar On 24 October 2016, members of IYNC along with other independent pro-nuclear environmentalists marched rallied in Chicago start a new pro-nuclear movement and to support the Next Generation Energy Plan (NGEP), which would allow for continued operation of the Clinton and Quad Cities Nuclear Plants in Illinois (United States). “Abandoning these plants […]

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