Three years ago we interviewed Michael R. Johnson, team leader of the 2015 IRRS Mission. In this year’s follow-up mission, there is a smaller number of experts in the delegation and they have to finish their work in a shorter time. In one week, they have to review the present situation, conclude several interviews, and create the draft of the new report. Speaking about the new follow-up mission, we invited Mr Michael R. Johnson for an interview again to share some interesting details about the work they are here to perform.
At the 62nd General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Member States adopted the key decisions that could strengthen the IAEA's activities in the field of nuclear science and technology, nuclear safety and security and safeguards in the coming years. The General Conference offered once again the opportunity for the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority to hold a number of top-level bilateral meetings with representatives of the authorities with which a bilateral agreement or a memorandum of understanding is in force.
The Country Nuclear Power Profile is yearly updated by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the latest 2018 edition has been released in September.
The professional team, set up by the International Atomic Energy Agency, will review during the one-week mission to what extent the recommendations and suggestions of the previous IRRS Mission of 2015, reviewing the full regulatory framework, have been met and applied.
On September 12, 2018, a delegation from the China Atomic Energy Authority – led by Mr, WANG Yiren, Vice Chairman of the CAEA, visited the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The delegation was received by Mr. Szabolcs Hullán, the Deputy Director General of the HAEA. They had a consultation about the nuclear industry in China and Hungary: regulations and organization of nuclear safety and security and the possible collaborations in the field of nuclear regulations in both countries.