ABU DHABI, The International Nuclear Law Association (INLA) Inter Jura Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi on November 4-8 2018 under the theme of "International Cooperation in Nuclear � Sustainability, Excellence & Innovation."

Held for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa, the congress will highlight new developments and innovations in various areas related to nuclear power and will discuss how to ensure a high level of safety, security and non-proliferation in dealing with challenges, such as the expansion of nuclear power in the world.

The partnership between the UAE INLA to host the event reflects the country's continual commitment to sustain the peaceful uses of nuclear power in line with the Abu Dhabi Plan and UAE Centennial 2071, said Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

In addition, the conference will discuss the innovative models available to finance nuclear power programmes as well as new projects being considered in the region and around the world. Important issues such as nuclear waste management, safeguards and transportation of nuclear material will also be addressed in the context of international conventions and treaties.

During special presentations, prominent speakers will discuss key issues relating to international cooperation in nuclear energy, sustainable development, innovation and excellence.

The congress will provide an opportunity for legal professionals, academics and specialists involved in nuclear law to meet and discuss the sustainable development of nuclear power and a common international vision for its role in climate change.

Source: Emirates News Agency