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The network currently has strong national networks in South Africa, Zambia, Lesotho, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Egypt, Kenya, Ghana, Sudan and Nigeria

About Us

African Young Generation in Nuclear (AYGN)

AYGN is a non-profit organization bringing together national networks (YGNs) for young professionals in nuclear field and other related disciplines. It is a continental affiliate body to the International Youth Nuclear Congress whose membership is drawn from the UN member states and operates within the IAEA mandate for atoms for peace and development. The AYGN’s prime mission is to address the socio-economic issues of the continent through promoting peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology by educating the general public and facilitating knowledge transfer from the current generation of leading nuclear industry experts to the young generations. This is effectively done by offering a platform to share, exchange ideas and network on issues related to nuclear science and technology in Africa and globally.




To empower young African professionals in the nuclear science and technology, and other related supporting disciplines with emphatic and development skills.



To address the socio-economic issues of the continent through the peaceful use of nuclear science and technology..