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Kenya Hosting First African Youth Nuclear Summit in March 2017

Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear (KYGN) will be hosting the first African Youth Nuclear Summit (AYNS2017) in Nairobi, Kenya, from 27th to 30th March, 2017. The summit will bring together young and senior nuclear professionals from academia, research and development, radiation services providers, healthcare, nuclear operators, nuclear regulators among others to share, exchange ideas and […]

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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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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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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Opening Speech at IYNC2016

  The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) demonstrated their support to the young professionals in nuclear science and technology during the opening session of the 9th International Youth Nuclear Congress in Hangzhou, China. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano sent a written statement that was delivered during a speech by Mr Dazhu Yang, Deputy Director General […]

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IYNC Member Participates in Atomic Energy Society Japan Meeting

By Fidelma Giulia Di Lemma. The Atomic Energy Society Japan (AESJ) organizes biannual meetings, each of them attracting more than 800 oral and poster contributions on a broad range of nuclear topics. The conference engages nuclear experts from all Japan, including academia, research centers, industries and governmental agencies, and addresses not only the technological challenges […]

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IYNC presents the report Understanding the Anti-nuclear Environmental Movement

The report aims to outline the main arguments against nuclear power as used by anti-nuclear activist organisations and to present them to professionals in the nuclear industry. Using this as a basis, nuclear professionals should be able to understand and, further down the road, learn to communicate with anti-nuclear activists.  

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