Session “Nuclear Technologies for the Development of Africa”
Within the framework of the Russia-Africa Summit
July 27, 9:00 - 10:15
St. Petersburg, Russia
Will be held with the participation of Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom, and Princess Mthombeni, a representative of the Impact Team 2050 Council, the founder of Africa4Nuclear, an expert in international nuclear communications and technologies of South Africa
One of the strategic tasks
Facing every state in the modern world is the introduction of technologies which will ensure energy security, guarantee the sustainable development of various sectors of the economy, and also increase the scientific and human potential of the country. A number of African countries are already considering nuclear as a high-tech solution which has a positive social and economic impact on many areas of society, allowing decarbonize the economy and influence the achievement of global goals of the “sustainable” agenda.
What is the outlook for the development of peaceful atom in the African region and possible ways of cooperation in this area?
Ruslan Edelgeriev – Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation; Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Climate Issues
Doto Mashaka Biteko – Minister of Minerals of the United Republic of Tanzania
Alexey Likhachev – Director General, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation
Princess Mthombeni – Founder of Africa4Nuclear, expert in international nuclear communications and technologies in South Africa, member of Impact Team 2050
Fidele Ndahayo – Director General, Rwanda Atomic Energy Board
Soda Zhemu – Minister of Energy and Power Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe
Ibrahim Uwizeye – Minister of Hydraulics, Energy and Mines of the Republic of Burundi
Amged El-Wakeel – Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nuclear Power Plants Authority of the Arab Republic of Egypt