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Deputy Secretary Poneman to Attend International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation Meeting in Jordan

November 3, 2010 - 12:00am

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will represent the United States at the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Executive Committee Meeting in Jordan on Thursday, November 4, 2010. The conference aims to advance cooperation among participating states to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy in a manner that meets high standards of safety, security and nonproliferation.

IFNEC developed out of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership. Last June, the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Steering Group agreed to transform to the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation. More details on the transformation can be found here.

Who: U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman
What: International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation Executive Committee Meeting
When: Thursday, November 4, 2010
Where: King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan

Media with questions about covering the IFNEC meeting should contact Randa Al-Qudah at icc3@jaec.gov.jo

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