Stakeholder Trends

In understanding the future, the following trends regarding stakeholders are identified:​​​​​​

  • Innovative Development internationally and nationally;
  • Economic changes (Globalization, ‘Nuclear Renaissance’, NEPAD);
  • Political factors (improved political acceptance, AECs/NNIs restructuring);
  • Legislative changes;
  • Re-regulation of the energy sector;
  • Heightened security imperatives;
  • Cooperative agreements;
  • Regulations on safety standards and regulatory practices;
  • Limited resource base vs. high expectations;
  • New reactor technology (such as Pebble Bed Modular Reactors, INPRO…);
  • Economic growth and competitiveness;
  • Promulgation of the Pelindaba Treaty.