60th Anniversary of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

On 19 April 2018, the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) organised a special high‑level session on the occasion of its 60-year anniversary.

The session opened with video remarks from the OECD Secretary‑General Angel Gurría, an address from Dr Marta Žiaková, Slovak Republic, Chair, NEA Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy, and was chaired by NEA Director‑General William D. Magwood, IV. The event featured remarks by the following speakers on the current state and future prospects for nuclear energy:

  • Dr Marta Žiaková, Slovak Republic, Chair, NEA Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy
  • Ms Kristine L. Svinicki, Chairman, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
  • Mr Daniel Verwaerde, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)
  • Mr Alexey Likhachev, Director General, State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom" , Russia
  • Dr Yoshiaki Oka, Chairman, Japan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC)
  • Mr Bertrand de L'Épinois, Chairman, World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) Paris Centre
  • Ms Agneta Rising, Director General, World Nuclear Association (WNA)
  • Mr Gerassimos Thomas, Deputy Director‑General for Energy, European Commission (EC)

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