Save the date – The international launch of Five Years after the Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Nuclear Safety Improvements and Lessons Learnt

On 29 February 2016, the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) will launch its latest report – Five Years after the Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Nuclear Safety Improvements and Lessons Learnt.

His Excellency Ambassador Kazuo Kodama, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Delegation of Japan to the OECD, Mr William D. Magwood, IV, Director‑General, Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), Mr Jean‑Christophe Niel, Director-General, French Nuclear Safety Authority and Chair of the NEA Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) and Mr Ho Nieh, Head of the NEA Division of Nuclear Safety Technology and Regulation, will provide a briefing for journalists, interested professionals and public stakeholders before taking their questions about the actions and activities undertaken by the NEA and its member countries to improve global nuclear safety based on lessons learnt from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident.

Copies of the report will be provided to participants at the press conference. The report will be made available to the public on the NEA website as from 29 February 2016 at 15:00 Paris time.

To attend the press conference in Paris, accredited journalists need to register online in advance. Accreditation is mandatory, and valid press and ID cards will be required at the entrance where all participants will need to pass through security. Requests to interview Mr Magwood or Mr Nieh just after the press conference should be sent to   by no later than 25 February 2016.

Journalists unable to attend, interested professionals and members of the public are welcome to watch the live webcast on the NEA website, in English with simultaneous Japanese translation. If you would like to be able to submit questions online during the Q&A session, please e‑mail  for practical details.

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Last reviewed: 23 February 2016