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Enhancing Africa’s Capacity on Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards in SADC Countries

The African Young Generation in Nuclear (African YGN) marked yet another successful conference at the Mulungushi Conference Center in Lusaka, Zambia from 29 to 31 August 2018. The conference on Enhancing Africa’s capacity on Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards in SADC countries saw over 100 participants from various African countries including Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, […]

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Denis Janin (second from the right) at the CEM's NICE Future initiative launch, 24 May 2018, Copenhagen

IYNC Joins International Initiative for Tackling Climate Change Using Nuclear Energy

On May 24 2018, the NICE Future initiative was launched in Copenhagen. NICE Future stands for “Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future” and is an initiative under the framework of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) platform initiated by Canada, Japan and the USA. As part of the International Youth Nuclear Congress’ (IYNC) strategic priorities for promoting […]

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IYNC and nuclear youth in Russia attending the ATOMEXPO 2018

Youth Takes Part in Tenth Anniversary International Forum ATOMEXPO 2018

During the three-days of 14-16 May 2018, over 600 participating companies from 68 countries attended the Tenth Annual ATOMEXPO International Forum. The event took place at the Main Media Centre in Sochi, Russia. Over its ten-year history ATOMEXPO International Forum has become a truly significant event in the global nuclear industry, as a platform for […]

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IYNCWIN18: A Successful Congress

IYNCWIN18: A Successful Congress Written by the IYNCWIN18 Organizing Committee “Challenge the present, empower the future” was the theme we were proud to see realized during the IYNCWiN18 conference held March 11 – 17, 2018, in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. With over 420 participants from 37 countries around the world attending a fully loaded […]

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IYNC Successfully Launches New Mentor Program at IYNCWIN18

IYNC Successfully Launches New Mentor Program at IYNCWIN18 By James Hardiman The inaugural IYNC mentor program was successfully implemented at IYNCWiN18 in Argentina last month. The program focused on one of the core missions of the IYNC in ensuring transfer of knowledge between generations of nuclear professionals. IYNC was able to engage 20 senior professionals […]

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Finalist I4N Competition at IYNCWIN18

During IYNCWIN18 in Bariloche, Argentina participants were able to witness the final competition of the first edition of I4N, Innovation for Nuclear. This is the first IYNC-sponsored international contest on innovation in nuclear technology. The purpose of the innovation contest was to put forward new and innovative nuclear technologies, applications, or systems that will contribute […]

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IYNC Year in Review

IYNC Year in Review 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. It has been an eventful and successful year in continuing to further our mission […]

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AYGN/KYGN Executes Successful Event in Nairobi, Kenya

The AYGN-KYGN integrated nuclear workshop was a co-located event in the Future Energy East Africa Conference hosted by the Kenya’s Ministry of Energy and Petroleum. The workshop was sponsored by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) based in Astana, Kazakhstan and Rosatom Africa (SA) and World Nuclear University (UK) as a contributor. The joint […]

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