IYNC and IAEA sign agreement

IAEA and the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) signed a practical arrangement to strengthen their cooperation in the area of Nuclear Science and Technology at the COP26 Climate Change Conference, Glasgow, 5 November 2021.

The agreement calls for joint work in various outreach initiatives related to climate change, innovation and knowledge transfer in nuclear technologies. The document was signed by the president of IYNC, Lena Andriolo, and the Director General of IAEA Rafael Mariano Grossi. Both organizations have a long-term and well established collaboration and the IAEA is one of the key partners of IYNC.

IYNC is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to developing, pursuing, and implementing activities dedicated to communicating the benefits of nuclear power, promote peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology and transfer knowledge to the next generation of young professionals.

IAEA is the international centre for cooperation in the nuclear field. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies. The IAEA is widely known as the world’s “Atoms for Peace and Development” organization within the United Nations family.

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