6–7 February 2020: Senior Research Fellow Ms Denise Cheong and Research Associate S Nivedita Participate in 9th Meeting of Nuclear Energy Experts Group

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Senior Research Fellow Ms Denise Cheong and Research Associate S Nivedita participated in the 9th meeting of the Nuclear Energy Experts Group held from 6 to 7 February 2020 in Singapore. This meeting was organised by the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) together with the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS). Participants discussed ways to strengthen nuclear governance in the Indo-Pacific, in light of activities and plans of current and potential nuclear power user/exporter countries; the role of ASEANTOM; and capacity-building and higher education initiatives on nuclear safety and security. Participants also considered the potential governance implications of new technologies such as artificial intelligence and small modular reactor technology including transportable nuclear power plants.