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GIF Framework Agreement extended for ten years
On 26 February 2015, the Framework Agreement for International Collaboration on Research and Development of Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems was extended for ten years, paving the way for continued collaboration among participating countries in this important area of Gen IV R&D. A signing ceremony was held at the OECD in the presence of Mr Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General and Depositary of the Framework Agreement, and Mr William D. Magwood, IV, NEA Director-General. The Generation IV International Forum (GIF) is a co-operative international endeavour which was set up in 2005 to carry out the research and development needed to establish the feasibility and performance capabilities of the next generation of nuclear energy systems. For more information, see www.gen-4.org.

Joint Declaration on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes
France has just adhered to the Joint Declaration on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes, bringing the number of adhering countries to 13. The Joint Declaration, which seeks to ensure the security of supply of the most widely used medical radioisotope, molybdenum‑99 (Mo‑99), remains open to adhesion by any country that wishes to do so. Read the declaration: oe.cd/RW

Just published – 2015 Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy
Prepared jointly by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA), this Roadmap outlines the current status of nuclear technology development and the need for additional R&D to address increased safety requirements and improved economics. Read more

Release of the IEA/NEA Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy – 29 January 2015
The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) hosted a webinar on 29 January 2015 at 3:00 pm (CET) to disseminate the findings from the latest edition of the IEA/NEA Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy. Watch the webinar recording

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New publications and reports

Review of Integral Experiments for Minor Actinide Management
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2015 Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy
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State-of-the-art Report on Innovative Fuels for Advanced Nuclear Systems
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Nuclear Energy Data 2014
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Guide for International Peer Reviews of Decommissioning Cost Studies for Nuclear Facilities
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