The International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry
The International Union of Public Associations “The International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry” (IUPA IUVNEI) was founded in 2010 under the initiative of Russian and foreign veterans on the basis of cooperation between veteran public associations of the countries of the Eastern Europe developing nuclear energy on the basis of Russian technologies and projects. Currently, the Union includes thirteen public organizations of veterans-nuclear specialists from eleven countries.

Appeal of veterans of nuclear energy and industry

To all the veterans, operators, scientific and production organizations of nuclear energy and industry of all countries of the world.
To all public national, foreign and international organizations.
To all legislative and executive bodies all over the world.
We, the veterans of nuclear energy and industry having unified into the International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry are convinced:
  • in necessity of support of nuclear energy further development as non-competitive source of energy for observable period of time which is capable to rescue further generations from energy crisis;
  • nuclear energy is unique utilized by the mankind energy field comparable under its capacity with traditional energy sources on organic fuel;
  • only energy which includes the part of nuclear energy is increasing every year is capable to provide:
   - technological, economic and social progress, modern level of life quality of the Earth population;
   - energy safety of the countries using it;
   - mankind with opportunity and time for industrial utilization and transfer to new, including renewable        energy sources.
Countries-candidates for entrance
International organizations-partners

The IUVNEI is the only veteran organization

that is accredited to the General Conference

of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Today IUVNEI includes:

  • The Union of Veterans of Armenian NPP, Armenia;
  • The Union of Nuclear Industry Veterans, Bulgaria;
  • Veterans of Czech Nuclear Power Plants, Czech;
  • Section of​ Veterans of Nuclear Society of Finland, Finland;
  • The Union of Veterans of Nuclear Industry, Hungary;
  • Veterans of Nuclear Science, Energy and Industry of Republic Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan;
  • The Union of Veterans of Ignalina NPP, Lithuania;
  • Interregional public movement of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry (IPMVNEI) of the State Corporation “Rosatom”, Russia;
  • Interregional public organization of veterans of OAO “Rosenergoatom” (MOOVK), Russia;
  • Section of veterans of Slovak Nuclear Society, Slovakia;
  • Slovak Nuclear Forum, Slovakia;
  • The Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy of Ukraine, Ukraine.
Goals of IUPA IUVNEI`s activity are the following
  • ​Encouragement of nuclear energy development.
  • Development of cooperation for promotion of advanced nuclear technologies in thecountries veteran organizations of which are members of IUVNEI.
  • Preparation of expertise and professional proposals concerning nuclear energy security questions.
  • Transfer of experience and knowledge, promotion of national achievements in the countries planning to use Russian technologies in NE: Belorussia, Bangladesh, Brazil,Hungary, Vietnam, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kazakhstan, China, Turkey, South Africa, etc.
  • Development of cooperation between the countries of the Union and participation in events of IAEA under support of national technologies prestige, under collection anddistribution of relevant information.
  • Information work under collection, analysis and transfer of information, knowledge andexperience to young generation on the basis of cooperation with specialized nuclear universities in their countries (NRNU MEPhI and universities of Belorussia, Bulgaria,Hungary, Slovakia, etc.) - preparation and edition of lectures, textbooks, etc.
  • Creation of international system of distribution of the Union`s bilingual magazine in theEastern Europe, Asia, IAEA, on the Russian NPP-s.
  • Organization of scientific and educational events.
  • Information activity in Mass Media.