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September 26-29, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan  - 2014  No Nukes Asia Forum


2014 No Nukes Asia Forum

September 26-29, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan

To oppose the expansion of nuclear power and the proliferation of nuclear weapons in Asia, anti-nuclear activists of Asian counties came together at Tokyo, Japan to hold the first” No Nukes Asia Forum(NNAF)” in 1993. This year, the NNAF will be held in Taipei, Taiwan. The forum will focus on following topics: the current situation of nuclear power, anti-nuclear movement and renewable energy in each country, the danger of nuclear power and radiation, how to strengthen the anti-nuclear movement and the importance of the international solidarity. We welcome anyone who cares about energy and the environment to participate the forum to make NNAF a great success for the solidarity of anti-nuclear movement.


Schedule (tentative)

Date Event Locations / Notes
Day 1 9/25 (Thu) Foreign guests arrive
Day 2 9/26 (Fri) Daytime: conferenceNight: Welcome party Daytime: NTNU International Conference CenterNight: The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Day 3 9/27 (Sat) Daytime: conferenceAfternoon: Visit Chi-Lin Foundation

Night: Dinner with Mr. Lin, Yi-Hsiung

Daytime: NTNU-SCELecture hall,1F

Night: I-Lan

Day 4 9/28 (Sun) Daytime: Visit NPP1,2 and 4Night: Farewell Party Daytime: Shimen,Jinshan and Gongliao.Night: Jiu-Feng
Day 5 9/29 (Mon) Daytime: Press Conference/ foreign guests leaveOptional Orchid Island visit
Day 6 9/30 (Tue) Optional Orchid Island visit



  1. The registration fee is 300 USD for each person.
  2. We will provide the airfare and accommodation for one person from each Asian country (country report needed) besides Taiwan, Japan and Korea.
  3. For those who would like to participate the forum, please fill up the register form and mail to us before 8/22(Fri).
  4. For Orchid Island visit (optional), the expense will be USD 300 (including airfare and accommodation, food, insurance, bus on the island). For making proper arrangement, we also need to know who would like to join in before 8/27 (Wed.)
  5. If you would like to make a presentation, please contact us and provide an abstract as soon as possible before 8/22(Fri). We will decide the speakers before 8/31(Sun).The speaker should submit the manuscript before 9/10(Wed).
  6. The forum will focus on following topics: the current situation of nuclear power, anti-nuclear movement and renewable energy in each country, the danger of nuclear power and radiation, how to strengthen the anti-nuclear movement and the importance of the international solidarity.
  7. Every speaker will have 20 minutes report time (Q&A is included), but keynote speech will get 10 minutes more.



2014 No Nukes Asia Forum

Taiwan Environmental Protection Union.

Address:,2F.,No107,Sec. 3,Tingzhou Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., 100 Tipei, Taiwan.

Tel:+8862 2363-6419 / +8862 2364-8587

Fax:+8862 2364-4293

Supported by Homemakers United Foundation (HUF), Green Citizens’ Action Alliance (GCAA), the Presbyterian Church Taiwan (PCT), Papa No Nuke, Taiwan Grassroots Alliance for Peace,  Humanistic Education Foundation, Weekly Anti Nuke 4-5-6, Parents Association in Taipei, Taiwan Woman Links, Taiwan society North , Taiwan Association of University Professors(TAUP), Taiwan Environmental Information Association (TEIA), Wild at Heart Legal Defense Association, Citizen of the Earth, Taiwan, Citizen Congress Watch, New Frontier Foundation, the Green Party, Alliance of Referendum for Taiwan, as well as Taiwan Environmental Protection Union (TEPU)


sign-thisPETITION Support Mari Takenouchi and Radiation Protection

Mari is facing charges stemming from speaking out on radiation in Japan and advocacy for families relocating children out of the areas contaminated by radioactivity from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactor site, operated by TEPCO. Radioactivity continues to leave that site. It is well established that while lower levels of exposure to radioactivity lowers risk, the greatest hazard from radiation comes when children are exposed, raising the risk of cancer manifold over their entire lives.

The group ETHOS in Japan supports the decision by some to stay and live in contaminated areas. Sadly, some of these families feel they have no choice due to economics and other factors. Certainly young children have no choice. ETHOS advocates monitoring radioactivity, but well established science supports Mari’s views that there is no safe dose of radiation and that children need to be protected. We support open discussion, access to information and free choice. We ask the Prosecutor to agree that writing and speaking about these issues are not a crime.

Please Stand With Mari as she stands for precaution, protection and the rights of children to a healthy future.



  1. I want to compliment you on this website. It is truly informative and your articles tell it like it is!

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    Keep up the amazing work!

    Comment by Amy | September 13, 2011 | Reply

    • this is a belated thank you for your comment, Amy
      ene news is doing an amazing job. I am relying on it more and more, as the mainstream news really avoids the “difficult” stuff

      Comment by Christina MacPherson | July 29, 2012 | Reply

  2. some interesting comments and perspectives..
    first i would like to say thatmore than 60 percent of the worlds energy is used by the corporations to support a very energy consumptive society. With mass unemployment because of the need for energy hungry machinery that has replaced skilled workers and there products with short lasting plastic products. Windows no longer last hundreds of years as plastic becomes brittle after a few decades as an example.

    The point i am getting at is we could reduce the need for this large scale electricity by cutting the use by the corporations and using alternative technologies like the aluminium fuel cell and 12 volt systems instead of the higher voltage we use now.

    Although the idea of a small amount of nuclear fuel going far, there is still the waste to consider. After some of my own investigations i found that melting these nuclear waste products causes NO2 pollution to name but one pollutant caused by these processes. The UK is a case in point with the highest deaths from NO2 in Europe, which i maintain is from Sellafield and La Hague fuel reprocessing and decommissioning of nuclear facilities in recent years. As you fairly pointed out about transparency in the industry is not improviong and i think it is because of the real huge costs of this technology. Even the Norwegian investors left TEPCO with huge losses and the Dutch investors enquired as to the health issues in Fukushima and were ignored.

    I was going to volunteer for work at Daichi but have since found out the scale of the coverup and that info is on this blog.

    As to thorium, its not looking to good. There is a reactor in norway and it is not proving efficient so far.

    i will stop here and let our statements be seen and assesed by our viewers.
    there might be follow on comments but the nuclear-news crowd is usually silent on issues. So i am not holding my breath :)
    Many thanks for your input.

    Comment by arclight2011part2 | January 12, 2014 | Reply

  3. Here is a list of Fukushima 3rd Anniversary events:

    Comment by Guest | February 19, 2014 | Reply

  4. Pub Med: sulfur can protect and repair the damage of radiation exposure

    Godzilla is a movie, radiation is a fact and many have forgotten about the elements which we choose to make radio active so we can make weapons. Now our electrical supply source becomes out enemy world wide because some one forgot what Pub Med has published seven times: Sulfur can protect and repair the damage of radiation exposure.
    What can it not repair?
    There is 100 tons of yellow dirt sitting on the ground in Hawaii ready for some areoplane to dump the elemental sufur onto the puny reactors GE knew would fail, they never liked the Japanese.
    In the reactors, in ocean, in the people of Japan and world wide sulfur can make the biology no longer fatal.
    GE could afford a plane or two to pull this off, and keep the Japanese air force out of the air in this remake of Tora Tora, with much happier results.
    We have been watching organic sulfur protect and repair our study members who for fear did it all, the sulfur kept them alive, all of them.

    Got sulfur?

    Patrick McGean

    Comment by Patrick McGean | May 18, 2014 | Reply

  5. Good news for students [use link] I’m Alex Reid Founder of This is how much I care about you and nature

    Comment by Google "saveNaturefree" | June 4, 2014 | Reply

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