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International organisations

Founded in 1924, the World Energy Council (WEC) is the foremost global multi-energy organisation in the world today. WEC has Member Committees in over 90 countries, including most of the largest energy-producing and energy-consuming countries. WEC's Mission is to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all people The 90-year-old organisation covers all types of energy, including coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, hydro, and renewables. WEC is UN-accredited, non-governmental, non-commercial and non-aligned. WEC is a UK-registered charity headquartered in London, UK:

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world's centre of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organisation in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its many Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies. The IAEA Secretariat is headquartered at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna, Austria. The IAEA runs or supports research centres and scientific laboratories in Vienna and Seibersdorf, Austria, Monaco, and Trieste, Italy. The IAEA Secretariat is a team of 2,200 multi-disciplinary professional and support staff from more than 90 countries.

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is a specialised agency within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organisation of industrialised countries, based in Paris, France, with a staff of 72. The NEA mission is to assist its Member countries in maintaining and further developing, through international co-operation, the scientific, technological and legal bases required for the safe, environmentally friendly and economical use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. The NEA’s current membership consists of 28 countries, in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. Together they account for approximately 85% of the world’s installed nuclear capacity and nuclear power accounts for near 25% of the electricity produced in NEA Member countries. The NEA works closely with the IAEA and with the European Commission. Within the OECD, there is close co-ordination with the International Energy Agency (IEA):









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