Video conference Briefing Session on the Cooperation with IAEA on the handling of ALPS Treated Water at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (Visit of the IAEA's Deputy Director General to Japan)
On 10th September, 2021, a video conference Briefing Session for diplomatic missions and others in Japan regarding the cooperation with the IAEA on the handling of ALPS Treated Water at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS) - Visit of Ms. Lydie Evrard, IAEA's Deputy Director General to Japan, was held. 61 participants from 45 countries, regions and organizations attended the session. It was the 110th session after the FDNPS accident.
- In the session, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Agency for Natural Resources and Energy), as well as Nuclear Regulation Authority explained about an overview of the visit of the IAEA`s Deputy General to Japan, followed by Q&A session.
- The Government of Japan continues to explain the situation of the handling of ALPS treated water at the FDNPS to the international community in a transparent manner.
[Participated countries, regions and organizations]
Armenia, Australia, Benin, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Rwanda,Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Tonga,Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America
[NOTE] ALPS treated water is water which is processed by devices such as ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) to ensure that the radioactive materials other than tritium surely meets the regulatory standards for safety.