OECD/NEA Director-General Mr. William Magwood visited NUMO

On October 6, 2015, OECD/NEA Director-General Mr. William Magwood visited NUMO. He had a dialogue with President Kondo, Vice-President Fuji and Executive Director Umeki of NUMO.

Mr. Magwood expressed his appreciation to Kondo who is to explain Japan’s current activities on geological disposal at the annual meeting of the RWMC/FSC∗∗ in the OECD/NEA this year.

Kondo explained the current status of the geological disposal programme NUMO has been engaging in. In response, Mr. Magwood said the OECD/NEA could dispatch an expert who explains to NUMO about measures taken by each country based on the accumulated knowledge of the RWMC including the FSC.

OECD/NEA Director-General Mr. William Magwood visited NUMO
OECD/NEA Director-General Mr. William Magwood visited NUMO

∗ OECD/NEA: The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

∗∗ RWMC: Radioactive Waste Management Committee

     FSC: Forum on Stakeholder Confidence