Category: International

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries withdraws from the NPP project in Sinop, Turkey ~NPP makers need to switch to realistic track in the age of decommissioning~

By Matsukubo Hajime, CNIC On December 4, 2018, the Nikkei Economic Newspaper published an article entitled: “Turkish NPP: Government-private consortium, including Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, give up on construction.” We were not surprised by this...

Report on Third ‘Plutonium Delegation’ to US: An historic moment~ US-DPRK negotiations, extension of the US-Japan Nuclear Agreement and Japan’s plutonium stockpile

From June 24-27 CNIC, together with New Diplomacy Initiative, organized a delegation of Diet Members to visit the United States in order to discuss Japan’s plutonium policy with US Congress Members and officials. This...

Recognition of Exposed Workers in Japan and France: A report on an international survey and participation in the World Social Forum

Recognition of Workers’ Compensation Claims of Nuclear Power Plant Workers in Japan and the Beginning of an International Comparative SurveyThe number of workers registered under the Exposure Dose Registration and Management System up to...

PuPo 2017 Report: International Discussion of Japan’s Plutonium Policy ~Towards change for the future

On February 23-24 CNIC, together with the Union of Concerned Scientists, held an international conference at the United Nations University in Tokyo. The theme of the conference was ‘the US-Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agreement and...

Japan’s nuclear waste: Dangers and options

Report on two lectures by Prof. Frank von Hippel Prof. Frank von Hippel, from Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, gave talks in Tokyo on ‘Monju and Japan’s reprocessing policy’ and ‘Reducing...