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New Canada-Japan Partnership Supports Greater Collaboration to Meet Climate Change Objectives and Net-zero Goals

Canadian Nuclear Association and Japan Atomic Industrial Forum sign Memorandum of Understanding

Ottawa/Tokyo (June 24, 2021) – The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) and the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to carry out cooperative nuclear power and climate change activities.

 

“We are happy to formalize this important partnership with JAIF,” said John Gorman, President and CEO of the CNA. “This presents both of our organizations with a great opportunity for collaborating and exchanging information to meet our common goals that include addressing the climate crisis. Nuclear technologies will play an important role here and partnerships like these align our collective efforts.”

”We are pleased with this fantastic opportunity to officially start a new partnership with the CNA through the MOU signing”, said Shiro Arai, JAIF President. “International cooperation is extremely important for nuclear energy and technologies to continue to contribute to combating climate change and to achieving SDGs not only at the government level but also at the industry level.”

In the MOU, both parties agree to:

  • Encourage our respective governments and international agencies to include nuclear as a clean energy technology to meet climate change objectives and net zero emissions plans by 2050 through events such as COP, Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and IAEA initiatives.
  • Share information about the restart of Japan’s nuclear power fleets and the Canadian refurbishment programs.
  • Support the accelerating wave of innovation in clean nuclear energy and innovative international activity among our respective memberships.

You can read the MOU content here.

About JAIF
The Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF) was incorporated in March 1956, as a comprehensive nonprofit organization for nuclear energy. Its objective has been to promote peaceful uses of nuclear energy and technology to support sound development of the national economy and well-being.

About CNA
Since 1960, the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) has been the national voice of the Canadian nuclear industry. Working alongside our members and all communities of interest, the CNA promotes the industry nationally and internationally, works with governments on policies affecting the sector and works to increase awareness and understanding of the value nuclear technology brings to the environment, economy, and daily lives of Canadians.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Gehna Singh Kareckas, Director of Communications – CNA
+1 613.979.4272
communications@cna.ca

Daniel Liu, Dept. of International Affairs – JAIF
+81-3-6256-9313
kokusai@jaif.or.jp

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