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Minister Hagiuda Attends “International Conference on a Decade of Progress after Fukushima-Daiichi” by IAEA

November 15, 2021

From November 8 to 12, IAEA held the conference for strengthening nuclear safety at Vienna on a decade of progress after the nuclear accident at Fukushima-Daiichi.
Minister Hagiuda delivered a greeting via a video message in the special session by the DG on safety related aspects of ALPS treated water after the accident.

The conference organized by IAEA was held with the aim of looking back on the lessons learned, experiences shared, results and achievements from actions undertaken by national, regional, and international communities following the accident and identifying ways of further strengthening nuclear safety. It was attended by ministries and delegates including regulatory authorities from many countries, electric power companies and nuclear experts.

Following opening remarks by Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossii and Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna, HIKIHARA Takeshi and experts from many countries conducted panel discussions on a variety of topics.

On November 10th, during the special session by the DG on safety related aspects of ALPS treated water after the Accident, Minister Hagiuda stated that it was the responsibility of Japan to share its experience and lessons learned from the accident with nuclear safety experts around the world, and to make best use of that experience and those lessons learned to strengthen nuclear safety, and that Japan would ensure safety in their operations and take appropriate measures in a highly transparent manner.

In addition, Minister Hagiuda stated that the Government of Japan will sincerely engage in strict reviews conducted by the IAEA in accordance with international safety standards, and will widely communicate the outcomes of those reviews.

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