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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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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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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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How Can Innovative Nuclear Power Technologies Help Achieve the SDGs? IAEA Invites Young Leaders to Share their Views

Young academics and professionals will have the opportunity to share their views on the role of nuclear power technologies in helping achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a major international conference next year, part of efforts to prepare the next generation of leaders in the industry. Click here to view all text

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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 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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