Date : January 20, 2023
IAEA’s Safety Review Mission to Japan to Assess the Regulatory Aspects of the Plan to Discharge ALPS Treated Water into the Sea (Briefer: IAEA)
post date : 2023.01.12
From January 16 to 20, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force will review the safety of Japan’s plan to discharge treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station into the sea, its fourth expert mission to the country over the past year. This mission is the second one to assess the regulatory aspects of the handling of the issue by Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA).
The FPCJ has invited Mr. Gustavo Caruso, Director for the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security of the IAEA, who is also Chair of the Task Force, to give a briefing.
The IAEA's release on the mission is here.
■Please note that you cannot physically attend this briefing, as it will be a Zoom webinar.
■Date: January 20 (Fri), 2023, 16:00-17:00 (Deadline for application: 12:00 January 20)
■Theme: IAEA’s Safety Review Mission to Japan to Assess the Regulatory Aspects of the Plan to Discharge ALPS Treated Water into the Sea
■Briefer: Mr. Gustavo Caruso, Director for the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, IAEA, and Chair of the Task Force
■Language: English with consecutive Japanese interpretation
As in our standard press briefings, there will be a Q&A session at the end.
*In principle, questions will only be accepted from members of the foreign press.
■Members of the Foreign Press:
Please send any questions for the briefer or topics you are interested in to email@example.com by 15:00 on Thursday, January 19. As there will only be a limited amount of time to ask questions during the briefing, we will collect questions and provide them to the briefer in advance.
Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also watch the briefing as observers (admission free).
■How to Apply: Please refer to the email we sent.
*We will not be accepting applications by email.