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15 September 2022, 12:00 – 13:30 CEST 


Decarbonisation of the world’s energy sector is a challenging task that many governments around the world are working on. As a stable and low-carbon source, nuclear energy can play a significant role in contributing to climate change mitigation efforts as well as in addressing the energy supply issues.

This webinar will discuss... more

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Upcoming Events

The Financing of SMRs 

Challenges and Opportunities


Tuesday 18 May, 14:00-16:00 CEST


IFNEC, in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Agency, organized the first webinar on ‘The Financing of SMRs: Challenges and Opportunities’ as part of the NEA – IFNEC Nuclear Financing Webinar Series on Tuesday 18 May, 14:00-16:00 CEST.

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) offer a number of specific features that may... more

NEA-IFNEC Financing Initiative

High-Level Warsaw Conference on Nuclear Financing 

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 - 14h:00 - 17:00 CET

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In 2021, NEA and IFNEC have organized a series of joint webinars on a number of conceptual and practical issues pertaining to nuclear new build financing. These events aim to advance ongoing policy discussions and are shaping a forthcoming NEA report on financing f... more

The IFNEC Reliable Nuclear Fuel Services Working Group in cooperation with the Rosatom Technical Academy Moscow Office will conducted a webinar on


October 11, 2021, 14:00 CEST



Purposes of the webinar:

To present comprehensive perspectives on how spent fuel will be managed in the future through the developm... more

Webinar 3 IFNEC NEA Series


Tuesday 14 September, 14:00 - 16:00 CEST

There is increasing evidence that the timeliness of completion and the ability to control costs is also a function of the contractual structures of nuclear new build projects. In an overall framework of appropriate risk allocation, such contractual structures, on their own, as well as in conjunction with specific additional incentives (bonuses for effic... more



IFNEC, in cooperation with the Nuclear Energy Agency, organised the second webinar on ‘Taxonomies, Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria and the role of nuclear energy’ as part of the NEA – IFNEC Nuclear Financing Webinar Series on Monday 19 July, 14:00-15:30 CEST. 

There has been a growing emphasis in the financial sector in financing sustainable infrastructure and energy project... more

Issues in the Financing of Nuclear New Build

14 - 15 January, 2021, 14:00 – 17:30 CET



Under the oversight of its Nuclear Development Committee (NDC), the NEA is preparing a report on financing frameworks for Nuclear New Build (NNB) in OECD countries. The key objectives of this report will review the challenges facing new nuclear financing in OECD countries, analyze good practices in ... more

The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) hosted a webinar on 24 February 2021 to discuss findings of a new NEA report on strategy and considerations for the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle.

A wealth of technical information exists on nuclear fuel cycle options, covering various combinations of nuclear fuel types, reactor types, use... more

The Working Group has noted that although there is widespread interest in the potential to dispose of spent fuel (SF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) in deep boreholes, there are limited opportunities to obtain current information on this developing technology.  The objective of the webinar is to provide a comprehensive overview of the technology and its potential role as the only recogniz... more


  • Webinar #1 – National Market Perspectives Regarding SMR Market Development – Emerging Countries Have a Conversation on Deployment

          Date: June 2, 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 CEST

Chaired by Shi Lishan, Deputy Director-General of the National Energy Administration of China & IFNEC Steering Group Vice-Chair.

Opening remarks by Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE... more

The Multinational Repository Concept: Shared Solutions for Solving the Radioactive Waste Management Challenge facing Emerging Countries and those with Small Nuclear Programs 

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Please find the answers to all questions raised during this webinar here.

This panel discussion focused on shared waste management solutions for current and emerging nuclear countries,... more

IFNEC’s Technical Secretariat is hosted by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in France. Like so many, our Secretariat is teleworking due to the COVID-19 situation, but continues to actively work with IFNEC members. Our thoughts are with those affected and hope all are staying safe. 

Please find our program for 2020 : IFNEC Calendar

For any questions or further information about IFNEC, email or... more

On 13 and 14 November IFNEC held its Global Ministerial Conference "Bringing the World SMRs and Advanced Nuclear" which gathered high level presentations from our member countries, industry and international organizations. The conference had Suzie Jaworowski as Mistress of Ceremonies, who after each session took the chance to reflect on each presentation highlighting their most salient remarks.  ... more

This conference was designed to be of interest to all IFNEC member countries and provide the various stakeholders, including regulators, planning authorities, financial institutions and industry, the opportunity to observe and participate in discussions of practical interest and value. The primary audience for the conference included IFNEC members with future plans for developing nuclear power pr... more

Co-Sponsored Conference on Challenges and Opportunities Facing Nuclear Energy in an Energy Transitions Context:

Innovation and Actions to advance Clean Nuclear Energy


IFNEC and the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative sponsored a conference which explored the role that nuclear energy options can play in contributing to economic growth, energy security and access, and ... more

Compared to the development of the current Generation II fleet, the construction of the new Gen III/III+ reactors, and in the future, that of advanced reactors, rely on vendor companies that are active on the global market. These include North-American and European companies, and more recently, Korean, Russian and Chinese companies. Given the large investments that new projects represent, strong ... more

The conference “Nuclear Energy’s Role in the 21st Century: Addressing the Challenge of Financing” was organised jointly by the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), on 11-12 May 2016 in Paris, France.

More than 150 stakeholders from 30 countries participated, representing energy planning authorities, regulators, export credit agencies,... more

The International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) held a “Latin American Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Conference,” on 25-26 October 2016, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Conference focused on challenges and opportunities facing countries within Latin America that are either considering or planning to deploy new nuclear electricity generating capacity. 

This Conference provided an... more

London Finance Workshop Photo

The IFNEC Finance Workshop, held in London, United Kingdom on May 9 and 10, 2012, brought together a broad spectrum of approximately 130 stakeholders from the IFNEC countries, including government representatives and members of the nuclear energy and the financial communities. The Workshop’s goals included the following: gain a stronger understanding of the challenges and opportunities associate... more

IFNEC Finance Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop Report

2013 Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop Stage

The stage for the October 22, 2013 IFNEC Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop, hosted by Abu Dhabi’s Regulation and Supervision Bureau


Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi 2013

Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 22, 2013


Expert Panel at the IFNEC Workshop 2013, Abu Dhabi

The Expert Panel at the IFNEC Workshop’s Moderated Discussion -  October 22, 2013


Breakout Group Co-Leads and Rapporteur, Abu Dhabi 2013 Workshop

Breakout Group Co-Leads Kamal ... more

SMR Workshop Group photo 2014

The IFNEC Steering Group conducted a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Workshop which was hosted by the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission in Jordan, June 11-12, 2014, in the Dead Sea. The goal of this invitation-only workshop was to bring together, under the auspices of the 63 countries of IFNEC, the full spectrum   of key stakeholders necessary to successfully deploy SMRs in order to gain an enhanced e... more

SMALL MODULAR REACTOR WORKSHOP June 11-12, 2014 - Dead Sea, Jordan

IAEA Reference Materials

IAEA Reference Materials

Influence of Nuclear Safety and Electric Market Regulation on Financing of a NPP

Interactive Moderation Scenario Discussion - Barkatullah

Workshop Goals and Objectives - Barkatullah IFNEC Finance, Regulatory, and Energy Planning Authority Workshop 2013

Introduction to Breakout Discussion - Barkatullah

IFNEC Finance, Regulatory, and Energy Planning Authority Workshop 2013

Participants and Hosts of the IFNEC Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop, in Abu Dhabi, UAE on October 22, 2013.

Breakout Group Co-Leads Kamal Araj (left) and Zbigniew Kubacki (center) and Rapporteur Daniel Grosvenor (right) at the IFNEC Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop in Abu Dhabi on October 22, 2013.

2013 IFNEC Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop The Expert Panel at the IFNEC Workshop’s Moderated Discussion - October 22, 2013

2013 IFNEC Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop

The stage for the October 22, 2013 IFNEC Finance, Regulatory and Energy Planning Authority Workshop, hosted by Abu Dhabi’s Regulation and Supervision Bureau

London Finance Workshop 2012 Documents

London Finance Workshop 2012 Document

London Finance Workshop 2012 Document

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IFNEC NSCCEG Webinar: Opportunities and challenges for nuclear energy in the context of carbon neutrality

September 15, 2022

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