IFNEC
The International Framework For Nuclear Energy Cooperation
2014 IFNEC Executive Committee Meeting
Seoul, Korea
The Executive Committee of the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) held its annual meeting on October 17, 2014, in Seoul, Korea
2014 Steering Group Meeting
Bucharest, Romania
The Steering Group for the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation held a meeting in Bucharest on May 9, 2014.
2014 SMR Workshop
Dead Sea, Jordan
The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission hosted the Steering Group's first-of-a-kind Small Modular Reactor Workshop for 120 participants.
2014 IDWG
Bucharest, Romania
The Infrastructure Development Working Group for the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation held a meeting in Bucharest on May 8, 2014.

IFNEC News and Updates

IFNEC Welcomes Niger as a Full Participant

Posted on January 28, 2015


It is with great pleasure that we announce the Republic of Niger has joined the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation as a Participant Country and the newest member of IFNEC.  The Executive Committee formally approved inviting Niger at the 2014 Executive Committee Meeting in Korea.

 

Steering Group and IDWG Meetings – June 15-16, 2015, Paris, France

Posted on January 28, 2015


France will host two days of IFNEC meetings for the Infrastructure Development Working Group (IDWG) on June 15th and the Steering Group on June 16th. Both meetings will be held at the same location in Paris.  The Steering Group will discuss the planning of upcoming IFNEC events, the status of countries and organizations desiring to join IFNEC, engagement of multilateral development banks, and management of the IFNEC Secretariat, as well as hear reports from the Working Groups.  The Infrastructure Development Working Group will discuss the Resources and Gaps Workshop held in April 2015 and other key issues.  Please CLICK HERE for more information on the 2015 Steering Group Meeting and CLICK HERE for more information on the 2015 IDWG Meeting.

 

  • The International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) held its 5th Executive Committee Meeting on October 17, 2014 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  The meeting was hosted and chaired by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  Minister Choi delivered opening remarks to the audience, which included representatives from almost 40 countries and three international organizations.  Experts presented the results of IFNEC's efforts to address challenges and opportunities associated with Reliable Nuclear Fuel Services, Infrastructure Development, small modular reactors, and nuclear financing.  In particular, experts presented the results of a Small Modular Reactor Workshop held in June in Jordan including a report on "Practical Deployment Issues and Approaches"; a multi-year effort by IFNEC on approaches to nuclear financing, including the presentation of a report with various financing models; work by the Reliable Nuclear Fuel Services Working Group (RNFSWG) to further explore options and pathways for disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste; and work of the Infrastructure Development Working Group (IDWG) to address infrastructure development-related challenges faced by countries endeavoring to develop nuclear energy for the first time.  The Executive Committee also provided guidance to the IFNEC Steering Group and Working Groups; addressed key IFNEC operational issues in order to support long-term sustainability; and welcomed Romania as the host and chair of the 2015 Executive Committee Meeting. 
  • Please CLICK HERE to view the Report of the Small Modular Reactor Workshop: Practical Issues and Approaches.  To view the report on "Financing Nuclear Power Projects; New and Emerging Models."  CLICK HERE
  • Please CLICK HERE to review the Joint Statement of 2014 Executive Committee Meeting.