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WANO statement on the coronavirus

Nuclear power plants will continue to provide a safe, reliable source of electricity that is vital to the world’s response to the coronavirus. WANO will carry out its mission – to maximise the safety and reliability of nuclear power plants worldwide – to the maximum extent possible during this difficult time.

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Win a scholarship to the WNU Summer Institute!

Enhance your skills and build your professional network by winning a scholarship to the WNU Summer Institute, which takes place from 15 June - 20 July 2020 in Japan!

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WANO, IAEA, EPRI collaborate to help new nuclear power units to start up safely and on time

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have published a joint new industry white paper.

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WANO signs a Memorandum of Understanding with CNEA

WANO and the China Nuclear Energy Association (CNEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which formalises their arrangement to work together to maximise commercial nuclear safety and reliability worldwide.

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Luis Soriano Martinez announced as new WANO Paris Centre Director

Luis Soriano Martinez succeeds Ingemar Engkvist, who has been nominated the WANO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 January 2020.

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WANO announces the winners of the 2019 Nuclear Excellence Awards

At the closure of its fifteenth Biennial General Meeting held in London, the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) acknowledged the outstanding contribution made by nine nuclear professionals to promote excellence in the safe operation of commercial nuclear power.

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WANO hosts its Fifteenth Biennial General Meeting in London: Generating a Safer Future Together

At its fifteenth Biennial General Meeting (BGM), held in London, United Kingdom from 20-22 October 2019, members of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) convened to discuss the challenges the industry faces over the coming years, under the conference theme of '30 years of WANO: Generating a Safer Future Together'.

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Ingemar Engkvist appointed Chief Executive Officer of WANO

WANO has appointed Ingemar Engkvist, the current Director of the WANO Paris Centre, as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was made at the organisation’s Governing Board meeting in Prague on 20 June 2019. Ingemar will formally replace current WANO CEO, Peter Prozesky, on 1 January 2019.

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WANO marks its 30 year anniversary

WANO has evolved significantly from its inaugural meeting in Moscow on 15 May 1989. It now represents more than 120 members who operate more than 430 civil nuclear power reactors around the world.

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WANO encourages governments to ensure export controls do not compromise nuclear safety

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) is encouraging governments worldwide to ensure that national export control laws do not adversely affect WANO’s ability to maximise the safe operation of commercial nuclear power plants.

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