Part of the nuclear energy futures project, this regional workshop is one of a series of consultations being conducted as part of the worldwide project led by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in cooperation with the Canadian Centre for Treaty Compliance (CCTC).

Part of the nuclear energy futures project, a regional workshop will be held in Sydney, Australia on 10-11 April 2008. The workshop, entitled ‘The nuclear energy revival and global governance: Asia-Pacific perspectives’, is one of a series of consultations being conducted as part of the worldwide project that is being conducted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in cooperation with the CCTC.

The event is being jointly hosted by CIGI and the Lowy Institute for International Policy, which is based in Sydney, Australia. The aim of the workshop is to consider the future of nuclear energy in the Asia-Pacific region, the likely speed and nature of growth in the sector, and the impact that this might have on nuclear governance in the areas of safety, security, waste management and nuclear weapons proliferation. The governance aspects will be considered at the sub-regional, regional and international levels.

The workshop will be by invitation only, with participants drawn from government, industry, academia and civil society across the Asia-Pacific region.