2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit, opens Working Group conference in India
"Oppotunity at 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit, plans to adopt common comunique of nuclear industry"
1. The Organizing Committee of Nuclear Industry Summit(chairman Kim Jong-shin) will hold the working group conference of 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit』 from 16th to 17th of January at New Delhi, India.
o This Working Group is operated since last November, to draw a Comunique to support 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit』 with participation of 31 organizations including nuclear companies and institutions, and also to discuss 3 topics such as "Connection of nuclear security and nuclear safety after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident".
※ Working Group(3 fields): Reduction of the use of Highly Enriched Uranium, Security of sensitive information of Nuclear Energy, and Connection of Nuclear security and safety after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident.
2. In this Working Group Conference, Korean organisations such as Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. and Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, France Areva, U.S. Westinghouse, U.K. Urenco and other foreign members of the Working Group will participate to evaluate the activities performed by the Working Group and to discuss the detailed program of 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit』.
o Also, they will participate at the Sherpa meeting of the Nuclear Security Summit to be held at New Delhi between 16th and 17th of January, to elucidate the current preparation state of 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit』 and the Comunique, to each representative.
3. 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit』 will adopt a Comunique in the oppotunity of 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit』 so that nuclear industry could itself set up a responsible and specific implementation plan based on the results of the 『2010 Nuclear Industry Conference』 held on last April at Wachington.
o This Comunique will hold a significant meaning since it will be drawn in the name of world's nuclear industry, that nuclear companies themselves understand the responsibility of nuclear security and safety, indicating the cooperation to the nuclear industry.
4. 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit』, which is an international conference with participation of 200 representatives including CEOs of world's nuclear industry and representatives of international organizations for nuclear, will open from 26th to 27th of March as the official event linked to 『2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit』
o It is expected that this summit will be the opportunity to improve the public awareness and restore the faith of nuclear energy as a safe and economical source of energy.