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At the 28th Conference of the Parties to the original 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), 22 countries signed a declaration supporting tripling nuclear energy capacity by 2050. The document was signed by the heads of state, or senior officials, from Bulgaria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Ghana, Hungary, Japan, South Korea, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the USA. China and Russia did not sign, although they have the world’s fastest growing and most ambitious nuclear power programmes.

Date: Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscop28-22-countries-target-tripling-global-nuclear-energy-capacity-by-2050-11347824

Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak have signed a strategic partnership to expand cooperation. Through the partnership, Sweden and the UK further strengthen cooperation on security and defence. The strategic partnership with the UK is a political declaration of intent in line with Sweden’s obligations under EU law. It also applies to a large number of areas where Sweden and the UK see the benefits of increased cooperation, such as innovation, research, green transition and trade and investments.

Date: Saturday, 21 October 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-and-sweden-agree-to-enhance-cooperation-in-nuclear-development-11234363

A strategic partnership has been signed between the UK and Sweden aimed at "reinvigorated and deepened cooperation across the bilateral relationship, including on security and defence, innovation, science, energy and climate, people to people and trade and investment". It includes cooperation on nuclear reactor technologies, including small modular reactors, and diversifying nuclear fuel supplies.

Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Sweden-and-UK-agree-to-enhance-cooperation-in-nucl

The Roadmaps to New Nuclear conference, organised by the French Ministry for Energy Transition and the OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in Paris, resulted in two communiques signed by energy ministers and industry representatives emphasising the need for nuclear energy.

Date: Tuesday, 03 October 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfrance-and-nea-host-conference-to-promote-nuclear-energy-11186484

Representatives of the nuclear industry in OECD nations, and representatives of the governments of 20 countries, have issued communiqu├ęs committing to work together to expand nuclear energy capacity, after the inaugural Roadmaps to New Nuclear conference organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the French government.

Date: Saturday, 30 September 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclear-groups-and-ministers-pledge-to-back-new-nu

The members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have called on national authorities and the industry to take action to increase the representation of women in the sector and enhance their contributions.

Date: Saturday, 10 June 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/OECD-commits-to-improving-nuclear-sector-gender-ba

Protocols to amend two international instruments strengthening the rights to compensation for those affected by nuclear energy accidents have been formally ratified and will enter into force on 1 January.

Date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclear-liability-protocols-ratified-to-strengthen

All realistic options that might contribute to global net-zero must be considered, the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) has said in an open letter to COP26 President Alok Sharma. Nuclear systems and advanced reactors - such as Generation IV systems - can contribute to a net-zero society alongside renewable energies, it says.

Date: Saturday, 30 October 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/GIF-calls-for-nuclear-s-inclusion-in-COP26-discuss

Nuclear energy, as an asset class, has the potential to report well against a wide range of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data collection and accounting metrics, according to a new report from the Generation IV International Forum (GIF). This should allow nuclear energy to be considered as an investable asset class, thereby allowing nuclear companies and projects to access climate finance.

Date: Wednesday, 08 September 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/GIF-highlights-nuclear-s-ESG-attributes

The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) on 18 July released a new study, “Ensuring the Adequacy of Funding Arrangements for Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management”. The 239-page document comprises a conceptual framework, 12 detailed country case studies on funding arrangements prepared in collaboration with NEA countries, and some best policy guidelines. It focuses on the interdependence of costs and funding requirements and changes in nuclear policy, such as long-term operation or premature shutdowns, as well as technological progress.

Date: Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnea-looks-at-future-funding-of-decommissioning-and-radwaste-management-8837347