During the 65th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), IAEA Director General Grossi led 13 nuclear industry companies from 11 countries including China, the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, Finland, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Kazakhstan to announce the establishment of the Vienna Group, and issued the Vienna Group joint Statement.Chairman Yu Jianfeng attended the inaugural meeting and made a special topic sharing.
Yu jianfeng introduced China’s “dual carbon” goals, the latest progress and prospects of nuclear energy development.He stressed that nuclear energy is a key driver for the transition to clean and modern energy, and the safe, economic and sustainable development of nuclear energy worldwide requires the joint efforts of governments, the nuclear energy industry and the international community.It is hoped that the Vienna Group will pool the strength of all parties, build consensus on development, enhance public confidence in nuclear energy, promote policy research on nuclear energy and the formulation of international standards for nuclear power, and make greater contribution to the development and progress of human society.
Leaders of the nuclear industry of various countries had an in-depth exchange on the current situation of the global nuclear industry, challenges and opportunities, and how to play the role of the Vienna Group.
As a high-level dialogue platform for the global nuclear energy industry initiated by the Director General of IAEA, the Vienna Group will regularly discuss important developments and innovations in the field of nuclear energy, and promote nuclear technology to play a greater role in achieving environmental, social and economic goals, as well as addressing common global challenges such as climate change and human health.The Director General said that the Vienna Group brings together the most influential and leading companies in the global nuclear industry, and he will do his best to promote the peaceful development of nuclear energy through the platform with these core forces committed to protecting the planet.
As the only Chinese enterprise invited, CNNC has demonstrated its development strength and international influence, conveyed China’s voice and contributed China’s wisdom.
Officials from industrial Development and International Cooperation Department of CNNC attended the event.
Post time: Sep-30-2021