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STCU attends international meeting "Nuclear Security in Ukraine – Information Sharing, Lessons Learned and Coordination"311/342
03 Oct 2017 - 04 Oct 2017
An international meeting "Nuclear Security in Ukraine – Information Sharing, Lessons Learned and Coordination" was held in Kyiv on 3-4 October 2017. The event, organized by the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency, was held in the framework of the Second Meeting of the Team for Exchange of Information on Technical Assistance to Ukraine in the Area of Nuclear Security of the Radiological Safety and Nuclear Security Working Group under the G7 Initiative "Global Partnership against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction".
The event was attended by the STCU Executive Director, as well as representatives from Great Britain, Italy, Canada, Germany, Norway, the United States, France, Ukraine, Sweden, representatives of NATO, the Joint Support Office of the European Commission in Kyiv, etc.
The Ukrainian side was represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the Administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the National Guard of Ukraine, the National Police of Ukraine, the State Enterprise "National Nuclear Energy Generating Company "Energoatom", the Centre for predicting the effects of radiation of the Ukrainian National Hydrometeorological Centre, the National Scientific Centre "Kharkiv Physical-Technical Institute", the National Technical University of Ukraine ''Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute'', the State Scientific and Technical Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety.
During the meeting, the Ukrainian side presented the information on cooperation with foreign partners under the Global Partnership Initiative. In addition, the participating countries reviewed the current activities and plans for the future cooperation with Ukraine. A number of the activities discussed during the meeting are projects implemented by the STCU on behalf of the participating countries.