Undersecretary of State Bonnie Jenkins Keynote Address


“FIRST provides this capacity building support in a manner consistent with the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Milestones Approach for implementing a responsible nuclear power program. FIRST is a multi-agency U.S. government initiative, led by the State Department, that draws expertise from a wide range of experts throughout the U.S. interagency, national laboratories, industry, NGOs, and universities.”

“We currently provide FIRST capacity building support to nearly 20 partner countries with more than $21 million in funding announced, more than 1,500 nuclear experts and officials engaged, and over 100 capacity building events to date, including in Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Central Europe. We are grateful to our contributing partners the Republic of Korea, Japan, and Canada.”

Keynote Address – U.S. Department of State

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