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The vital focus on ever-improving nuclear safety

The global landscape is witnessing major changes, with novel opportunities and challenges rippling across operators and various stakeholders.

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WANO Global Nuclear Communications Forum brought together experts from 17 countries

the Forum provided a platform for insightful dialogue, collaboration, and knowledge exchange on the pressing issues and emerging trends shaping the future of communication.

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WANO marks its 35th anniversary

Today (15 May 2024) marks WANO's 35th Anniversary, a milestone celebrated with reflections on decades of collaboration, mutual support, and dedication to excellence in the nuclear industry.

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WANO participates in the 57th Japan Atomic Industry Forum sharing global industry insights

Dr. Chigusa highlighted the significance of nuclear energy as an essential component of the Net Zero solution for achieving decarbonisation goals.

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Global Communicators come together to foster collaboration across nuclear industry

The I-WG on Communications will facilitate close collaboration among industry communicators, enabling the effective exchange of information.

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WANO and the NEA jointly host a Country Specific Safety Culture Forum in Japan 

Gaining a better understanding of how national culture influences safety culture was the basis of the Forum, which has been previously hosted in Sweden, Finland, Canada, and now in Japan. 

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WANO supports 53 New Units to achieve a Safe and Reliable Start Up

WANO has delivered 159 New Unit Assistance missions to 53 new nuclear units worldwide since 2015. The figures underline the Association’s unique track record in supporting new nuclear units and technologies worldwide to start up safely and reliably.

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WANO appoints Satu Katajala as Director of its Paris Centre

As a significant milestone in support of diversity in the nuclear industry, Satu will be the first female to assume the position of director of a WANO regional centre 

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WANO hosts industry leaders from 26 countries at its Global Chief Nuclear Officers' (CNO) Forum in Abu Dhabi

The Global CNO Forum enabled senior industry leaders globally to come together to network and build relationships with their peers, discuss the progress of the global industry improvement initiative, Action for Excellence – Shaping the Nuclear Future, and take necessary actions towards improving industry performance worldwide. 

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Global Site Vice Presidents and Plant Managers meet at Key Nuclear Industry Conference in Kyoto, Japan

WANO hosted its fifth Site Vice Presidents’ and Plant Managers’ Conference in Kyoto, Japan from Wednesday 27 to Thursday 28 September 2023. More than 130 delegates from 23 different countries and areas worldwide convened to attend the biennial event.

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