During a side event of the AEIA Annual General Conference, a joint report was presented by the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the French National Academy of Technologies and the French Academy of Sciences on policies and technological options for nuclear energy in the context of a future energy mix.
Annual IAEA General Conference
The General Conference is the highest policy-making body of the IAEA. It is composed of representatives of all Member States of the Agency. The General Conference meets annually, typically in September, to consider and approve the Agency's programme and budget and to decide on other matters brought before it by the Board of Governors, the Director General and Member States.
The 61st Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference is set for 18 - 22 September 2017 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Vienna, Austria, where high-ranking officials and representatives from IAEA Member States will consider a range of issues.
Member States side events
Several side events organised by Member States take place during this event. For example, several Member States made presentations on support for the development of nuclear energy at the "Friends of Nuclear Energy and Support for the Development of Nuclear Energy"event organised by France.
At the event "Report on policies, technological options and the future of nuclear energy", organized by China and France, a joint report was presented by the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the French National Academy of Technology and the French Academy of Sciences on policies and technological options for nuclear energy in the context of a future energy mix.