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The IAEA 61st General Conference

IYNC Participates at IAEA 61st General Conference The IAEA 61st General Conference (GC) took place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 – 22 September 2017. The General Conference consists of representatives of the IAEA Member States meeting in a regular annual session to consider the IAEA’s budget and to decide on other matters (pictured above). It is […]

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The 25th Women in Nuclear Global Annual Conference

IYNC Forges Partnership with Women In Nuclear Global to Organize next Congress The Women in Nuclear (WiN) Global 2017 Conference was held in Beijing, China, from August 28 until September 1, 2017. 400 participants from 30 countries attended. Denis Janin, IYNC President, participated to the panel session on Nuclear Cooperation. WiN Global 2017 was co-hosted […]

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IYNC at the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum in Manchester

Last month, IYNC board members and officers travelled to Manchester in the United Kingdom to hold the Mid-term IYNC Board Meeting and also attend the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF). This forum brought together hundreds of young professionals working in nuclear from across Europe and the world. Many of the plenary discussions focused on […]

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Young Generation in Nuclear hold Workshop at FR17 in Russia

By Matthias Vanderhaegen IYNC, together with colleagues of ENS-YGN and IAEA Nuclear Energy (NE) Department, partnered at the 2017 International Conference on Fast Reactor and Related Fuel Cycles (FR17) in Yekaterinburg, Russia. This conference, organized every 4-years, is the Walhalla of the fast reactor community, bringing together experts from every corner of the world to […]

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IYNC Board of Directors Meeting Highlights Country Activities

On 11 June 2017, the IYNC Board of Directors met in Manchester, United Kingdom, prior to the start of the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) 2017. Delegates from 21 countries were represented, as well as, several observer and continental organizations. Each delegate updated the group on the activities of their respective young generation in […]

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Malaysia hosts Inter-Varsity Debate Competition on Nuclear Energy

The inaugural inter-varsity debate on a topic of high public interest – nuclear energy – was successfully organised in Malaysia on 12-13 April 2017. Centred on the theme “Nuclear for Peace”, the debate competition was designed to encourage self-study and constructive dialogue among undergraduates from various science to even non-science disciplines on nuclear-related issues. The […]

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African Youth Nuclear Summit Report

Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear (KYGN) hosted the inaugural African Youth Nuclear Summit, dubbed AYNS2017 that took place on the 27th to 30th March, 2017, at Kenyatta International Conventional Centre (KICC), Nairobi. The participants were drawn from academia, research and development institutes, radiation services providers, health institutions, nuclear facilities and regulatory bodies. They shared experiences, […]

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Australian Young Generation in Nuclear relaunched

On 10 March 2017, the Australian Young Generation in Nuclear (AusYGN) held their inaugural Annual General Meeting. At this meeting the AusYGN was relaunched with a mission to ensure all Australians continue to gain the maximum benefit from nuclear science and technology in the future, by engaging and supporting young Australians today. Nine members were elected to the executive committee to advance the goals of AusYGN. It has also been exciting to welcome members to the committee and to the broader network from other states within Australia and from diverse disciplines such as mining to regulatory. This has been achieved in parallel with a rapid expansion in interested members with now over 100 young Australian’s signed up to AusYGN and receiving regular updates and information on our industry.

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