CSCAP-Nuclear Energy Experts Group Meeting

Assoc Prof Mely Caballero-Anthony, Head of NTS Centre, and Mr Julius Cesar Trajano, Associate Research Fellow, participated in the Seventh Meeting of the Nuclear Energy Experts Group (NEEG) of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific (CSCAP), held in Singapore on 22-23 January 2018. About 38 nuclear experts and officials from Asia-Pacific countries attended. The discussions focused on building global nuclear governance, strengthening nuclear governance in the Asia Pacific, nuclear safety, security, and safeguards culture in the Asia Pacific, bilateral and regional nuclear cooperation agreements in the region, and assessing nuclear trade and knowledge networks in Southeast Asia. Mr Trajano delivered a presentation on enhancing the nuclear safety-security culture in Southeast Asia and also focused on lessons learnt from the Japanese and South Korean experiences.