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- Bratislava-Prague forum
2nd meeting
22 & 23 May 2008, Prague

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European Nuclear Energy Forum

|Overview

|Bratislava-Prague forum

|Reference documents


Bratislava-Prague forum

|1st meeting, 26 & 27 November 2007,  Bratislava

|2nd meeting, 22 & 23 May 2008, Prague

|3rd meeting, 3 & 4 November 2008, Bratislava

|Working groups


1st meeting, 26 & 27 November 2007,  Bratislava

The inaugural meeting of the European Nuclear Energy Forum was held on 26 and 27 November 2007 in Bratislava.

A structured and open debate, without taboo, was organised among high level representatives from the nuclear industry, power companies, energy intensive consumers, finance and civil society, as well as other key decision makers and organizations at national and EU level.

In particular, participants have discussed the opportunities and the risks of nuclear energy, while addressing also information and transparency issues.

Opportunities, risks and information/transparency issues will be further discussed in three Working Groups. First meetings took place in Brussels, on 23, 28 and 29 January 2008.

The second European Nuclear Energy Forum will be held in Prague on 22 and 23 May 2008.

Programme & presentations of the 1st meeting, 26 & 27 November 2007

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Monday, 26 November 2007 


I. INAUGURAL SESSION

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Mirek Topolánek, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic,
Andris Piebalgs
,  European Commissionner for Energy,

Robert Fico
,  Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic

Opening statements by

  Mr Robert FICO, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic

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  Mr Mirek Topolánek, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

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pdf Welcome message by Mr José Manuel BARROSO,
President of the European Commission conveyed by
  Mr Andris PIEBALGS,
Member of the European Commission in charge of energy
 

Members of the European Parliament

- Mrs Romana JORDAN CIZELJ who also conveyed the message of  Mr Giles CHICHESTER
- Mrs Edit HERCZOG
- Mrs Rebecca HARMS
- Mr Vladimir REMEK

pdf Mr János  TÓTH, President of the Energy Section of the European Economic and Social Committee
  In the presence of
  Mr Ján KUBIŠ, Slovak Minister of Foreign Affairs
  Mr Lubomír JAHNÁTEK, Slovak Minister of Economy
  Mr Martin RIMAN, Czech Minister for Industry and Trade
  Mr Dominique RISTORI, Deputy Director-General, European Commission, who introduced the speakers

II. GENERAL SESSION

Introduction

  Mr Dominique RISTORI, Deputy Director General, European Commission

Presentation on the new Olkiluoto nuclear plant

pdf Mr Pertti SIMOLA,
CEO of TVO
"The construction of the first EPR in Europe: democratic decision-making process, financing, industrial environment and perspectives"

Participants' vision on nuclear energy development in the EU

- Public authorities
  Mr Lubomír JAHNÁTEK, Slovak Minister of Economy
  Mr Martin RIMAN, Czech Minister for Industry and Trade
 

Members of the European Parliament:

  Mrs Romana JORDAN CIZELJ
pdf Mr Jan HUDACKY
  Mr Miloslav RANSDORF
pdf Mr Vladimir URUTCHEV
  Mrs Annalisa GIANNELLA, Personal Representative of HR Solana
  Mr Andreas SCHUSEIL, Director General for energy, Germany
  Mrs Marie-Pierre FAUCONNIER, Director General for energy, Belgium
  Mrs Sophie GALEY-LERUSTE, Director for energy, France
- Nuclear industry and electricity companies
  Mr Fulvio CONTI, CEO of ENEL
pdf Mr Jean-Pol PONCELET, Advisor to the CEO of AREVA 
  Mr Walter HOHLEFELDER, Member of the board, EON
pdf Mr Bruno LESCOEUR, Member of the executive board, EDF
  Mr Martin ROMAN, CEO of CEZ
  Mr Roberto ADINOLFI, CEO of ANSALDO
pdf Mr Lars JACOBSSON, Vice-President EURELECTRIC
- Industry and energy intensive consumers
pdf Mr Philippe ROSIER, Chairman for energy of BusinessEurope
 

Mr Hans GRUENFELD, President of IFIEC

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o     Technology

 

Mr Philippe PRADEL, Chairman SNETP

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      Civil society

  Mr Jan HAVERKAMP, Greenpeace
- Keynote Dinner speech
  Mr Helmut ENGELBRECHT, CEO of URENCO

Tuesday, 27 November 2007


The panel disscussions were introduced and chaired by Mr Dominique RISTORI, Deputy Director General, European Commission

III. THEME 1: THE OPPORTUNITIES OF NUCLEAR ENERGY

How can the opportunities of nuclear energy be better exploited in the EU?

Panel discussion with:

pdf Mr Peter ZIGA, Slovak State Secretary of Economy
  Mrs Romana JORDAN CIZELJ, MEP
  Mr Jean-Pol PONCELET, Advisor to the CEO, AREVA
  Mr Bruno LESCOEUR, Member of the Board, EDF
  Mr Paulo RUZZINI, General Director S.E.
  Mr Hans GRUENFELD, President of IFIEC
pdf Mr Christopher HURST, Director EIB
pdf Mr Philippe PRADEL, Chairman SNETP
pdf Mr Jan HAVERKAMP, Greenpeace

IV. THEME 2: THE RISKS OF NUCLEAR ENERGY

 
 

How can nuclear safety, security and waste management be further improved within the EU?

Panel discussion with:

 

Mr Tomáš HÜNER, Czech Deputy Minister for Industry

 

Mr Karol JANKO, Slovak Nuclear Regulator

 

Mrs Rebecca HARMS, MEP

 

Mr Eduardo GONZALEZ GOMEZ, President FORATOM

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Mr Gerd JÄGER, Member of the BOARD, RWE

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Mr Jean-Pierre LE ROUX, Deputy General Administrator, CEA

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Mr Roland SCHENKEL, Director General JRC

 

Mr Vince NOVAK, Director EBRD

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Mrs Patricia LORENZ, Friends of the Earth

V. THEME 3: INFORMATION AND TRANSPARENCY

 

How better inform the public in objective and factual terms about all aspects of nuclear?

Panel discussion with:

pdf Mr Michael WEIGHTMAN, UK Nuclear Chief Inspector
pdf Mr Tibor MIKUS, President Slovak Nuclear Forum
pdf Mrs Edith HERCZOG, MEP
  Mrs Marie-Claude DUPUIS, CEO ANDRA
  Mr Walter HOHLEFELDER, Member of the Board, E.ON
pdf Mr Roland PALMQVIST, President GMF
pdf Mr Jean-Claude DELALONDE, President ANCLI
pdf Discours
pdf Mr Xavier VERBOVEN, European Economic and Social Committee
pdf Mrs Ute BLOHM-HIEBER
Head of Unit, European Commission

Concluding remarks and the way forward

pdf Conclusion of the Forum

  Mr Dominique RISTORI, Deputy Director General, European Commission
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Dominique Ristori, Deputy Director-General,
Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

 

last update: 06-11-2008