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Agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Government of the Republic of Ghana and the Government of the People's Republic of China for Assistance in Securing Low Enriched Uranium for a Research Reactor

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Global
Date
Jun 19, 2014
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-160037)
Place of adoption
Vienna
Depository
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
Language
English
Entry into force
Sep 22, 2014
Subject
Energy
Keyword
Renewable energy Transport/storage Nuclear energy International trade Radioactive pollution
Abstract

The Government of the Republic of Ghana, desiring to convert the core of the 30 kw miniature neutron research reactor located at Kwabenya (Legon) -Accra in Ghana from the use of high enriched uranium fuel to the use of low enriched uranium fuel, has requested the assistance of the International Atomic Energy Agency in securing the transfer of LEU fuel for the reactor. Art. 1: (1)The project which is the subject of this Agreement is the supply by China, through the IAEA, of LEU fuel to Ghana for the operation of the reactor, which is located at Kwabenya-Accra in Ghana. (2) This Agreement shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to any additional assistance provided by the IAEA to Ghana and for the project. (3) Except as specified in this Agreement, neither the IAEA nor China shall assume any obligations or responsibilities insofar as the project is concerned. Ghana shall assume full responsibility for any claims arising out of its activities in connection with the project.

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Ghana
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

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