International Symposium on Decontamination: Towards the Recovery of the Environment

The Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, held an International Symposium on Decontamination under the co-sponsorship of the Ministry of the Environment. The objective of the symposium was to share experience and best practices in the remediation of land contaminated with radioactive materials, and to contribute to the planning and effective management of decontamination activities in Japan.


Date: 16 October 2011

Time: 10:00-18:30

Venue: Convention Hall "Palse Iizaka", Iizakamachi, Fukushima-city, Fukushima-prefecture, 960-0201 Japan



Agenda (English-Japanese simultaneous translation):

  1. Opening address
    • Mr. Goshi Hosono, Minister of the Environment
    • Mr. Yuhei Sato, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture
    • Mr. Luis Echávarri, Director General, OECD/NEA
    • Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director General, IAEA (Video Message)
  2. Keynote speech
  3. Session 1: Activities of international organisations
  4. Session 2: Experience in decontamination and remediation
  5. Session 3: Recovery activities in Japan
  6. Session 4: Panel discussion – Towards the future
  7. Closing

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