2 December 2019: Research Associate Nivedita S Participates in International Workshop on the Applicability of the Espoo Convention to the Lifetime Extension of Nuclear Power Plants

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Research Associate Nivedita S participated in the International Workshop on the Applicability of the Espoo Convention to the Lifetime Extension of Nuclear Power Plants on 2 December 2019. Held in Vienna, Austria, the workshop was organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) working group of Parties to the Espoo Convention to draft guidance on the applicability of the Convention to the extension of the lifetime of nuclear power plants. The workshop brought together a broad group of stakeholders to discuss topics currently being explored by the drafting groups. Stakeholders included representatives of non-governmental organisations and international organisations, such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency, International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA) and the Compliance Committee under the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus).