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WFEO participation in the 62nd IAEA General Conference

WFEO participation in the 62nd IAEA General Conference

Jorge Spitalnik

Like every year, WFEO Past President Eng. Jorge Spitalnik and Executive Vice president and Chair of the WFEO-UN Relations Committee (WURC) Eng. Reginald Vachon attended the 62nd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Austria, 17-21 September 2018.

They represented WFEO, an IAEA certified NGO Observer, at the debates and attended the technical program sessions Nuclear Technology for Climate: Mitigation, Monitoring and Adaptation, that can be viewed in this link.

Ms. Hillary Diane Andales, a high school student winner of the 2017 Junior Breakthrough Challenge Prize, gave an impressive speech with her plea on how nuclear technology can help tackle climate change.

Reginald Vachon

For more information:

IAEA website

Nuclear Technology for Climate Change webpage

Videos on the Nuclear Technology for Climate sessions

United Nations – WFEO-UN Relations Committee (WURC) webpage

The Nuclear For Climate Declaration

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