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Apr 26, 2011
Statement by Peter Silberberg, Head of Economic Department, during the session “Chernobyl – lessons for nuclear security”.
Today this topic is much more relevant than the organizers might have thought some weeks ago: 25 years after the tragic disaster of Chernobyl, the world is again holding its breath. 25 years ago Chernobylmade it clear that the consequences of failure to respect fundamental safety principles are felt not only by the direct victims, but also by countless people living far away from the nuclear power plant.
Statement by Peter Silberberg, Head of Economic Department, at the 20th International Conference on Health and Environment