This report aims to outline the status of nuclear technology development and the need for additional research and development to address increased safety requirements and improved economics; provide an updated vision of the role that nuclear energy could play in a low-carbon energy system, taking into account changes in nuclear policy in various countries as well as the current economics of nuclear and other low-carbon electricity technologies; identify the barriers and actions needed to accelerate the development of nuclear technologies to meet the vision; share lessons learned and good practices in nuclear safety and regulation, front- and back-end fuel cycle practices, construction, decommissioning, financing, training, capacity building and communication.

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