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WANO collaborates with international organisations to promote excellence in nuclear safety and industry performance

As part of its long-term collaboration and relationship with the World Nuclear University (WNU), WANO is taking part in the WNU Summer Institute in Osaka, Japan. The Summer Institute is an immersive, five-week nuclear leadership and professional development programme for leaders in the nuclear industry.

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WANO Statement on Nuclear Safety at Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant

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WANO hosts communications experts from 15 countries to Abu Dhabi for the first ever Global Nuclear Communications Forum

Unity and harmony are the foundations of our success, says Dr. Naoki Chigusa, WANO CEO.

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WANO signs Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation with CNEA

WANO and China Nuclear Energy Association (CNEA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in a virtual signing ceremony.

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Roadmap to Operational Readiness Published

The roadmap is a comprehensive guide that helps new nuclear projects worldwide to prepare for the challenge of safe and efficient nuclear power plant operation.

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WANO appoints Mr. Kim Keeyoung as Director General of Tokyo Centre

WANO has appointed Mr. Kim Keeyoung as Director General of Tokyo Centre. Mr. Kim will formally replace current Director General Dr. Naoki Chigusa, on 1 January 2023.

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WANO CEO Statement on Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant

World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) remains deeply concerned with the situation at Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. The station operators are facing unprecedented challenges in carrying out day-to-day operations and maintaining nuclear safety standards.

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WANO appoints Dr Naoki Chigusa as its new Chief Executive Officer  

WANO’s Governing Board has appointed Dr Naoki Chigusa, the current Director of the WANO Tokyo Centre, as Chief Executive Officer, and will start in the tole on1 January 2023.

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WANO announces the winners of the 2022 Nuclear Excellence Awards

At the end of its BGM in Prague, WANO acknowledged the outstanding contribution made by eight nuclear professionals to promote excellence in the safe operation of commercial nuclear power.

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WANO hosts global nuclear industry leaders at its Biennial General Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic

WANO members convened to discuss the key opportunities and challenges for the industry over the coming years, under the conference theme of ‘One WANO – A Commitment to Nuclear Excellence’.

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