Representatives from the IAEA’s Member States convene at the 62nd IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria to discuss key elements of the Agency’s priorities in its work on the peaceful use of nuclear technologies.
On 10-11 September the delegation of the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) visited the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. Hungarian and Finnish experts have met for the sixth time to share their licensing and supervisory experiences.
On 11 September 2018 the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) as the responsible authority in Hungary to fulfill international safeguards obligations intends to convene a workshop in the issue of safeguards by design. The goal of the workshop is to assist the supplier in including safeguards by design as a process throughout all phases of the new nuclear power plant project by collecting the requirements and experience of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), European Commission and Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland (STUK) in this field. (E.g. the position and technical requirements of the surveillance cameras should be taken into account during the design phase).
The European Nuclear Safety Regulators’ Group (ENSREG) held its 36. Plenary Meeting in 2-3 July, 2018 where the ruthenium release was discussed, too. ENSREG decided to publish a communication related to this topic.
On June 26, 2018, a delegation from the Polish National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA) – led by Mr Andrzej Przybycin, President of the PAA – visited the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The delegation was received by Mr Gyula Fichtinger, the Director General of the HAEA.