On Sunday 16 December Laurent Stricker, Chairman of the World Association of Nuclear Operators, spoke at the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture. The Conference which took place over three days , presented a further opportunity to share with the international community, at the ministerial and expert levels, further knowledge and lessons learned from the Fukushima Dai-ichi accident.
In his presentation, Mr Stricker highlighted that the "IAEA and WANO signed a MoU calling for cooperation in several important areas, including coordinating the scheduling of IAEA OSART and WANO Peer Review missions, enhancing the exchange of information and collaborating in the event of a serious event at a nuclear power plant or fuel cycle facility. It was reiterated that the responsibility for nuclear safety lies with each Member State and Operating Organisation."
Laurent Stricker, Chairman of the World Association of Nuclear Operators, presenting at the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety
More information on this event can be found here.