European Nuclear Society
e-news Issue 50 Winter 2016

Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION approving the renewal of the participation of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) in the Framework Agreement for international collaboration on research and development of Generation IV nuclear energy systems.

  1. The Commission submitted the recommendation for a Council Decision1 to the Council on 29 October 2015, based on Article 101(2) of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community.

  2. Following the examination of the proposal by the Joint Research / Atomic Questions Working Party, completed on 25 January 2015, it has been verified that the text for the recommendation for a Council Decision was supported by a qualified majority of delegations. The Austrian, Danish and Luxembourg delegations have indicated their opposition to this Decision.

  3. It is suggested, therefore, that the Permanent Representatives Committee recommend that the Council

1 Doc. 13597/15.

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