The US Department of Energy and the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority organised an online training between 22-25th March, about the fundamentals of the Physical Protection Systems. Participants were delegated to the event by the HAEA, the National Police Headquarters, the Counter Terrorism Centre, the Ministry of Defence and by the Hungarian nuclear facilities.
The regular meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency – with the participation of Hungary as member of the Board since September 2019 - was held in in a virtual format from 1 to 5 March 2021. Highlights of the meeting included IAEA’s efforts to assist Member States against Covid-19, the nuclear safety review, the nuclear technology review of 2020, and verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency published its survey on 8th of February with the purpose to gather views and feedback about how to build and maintain trust between nuclear safety regulators and the stakeholders with whom they engage (the survey is available until 15th of March). The NEA asked its Member States’ nuclear regulators to publish the information for the right visibility on country-level, which the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority hereby complies with.
The Plenary of the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA) approved and the organisation published a new set of WENRA Safety Reference Levels for existing research reactors.
The 28th edition of the „Red Book” jointly prepared by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) provides analyses and information from 45 uranium producing and consuming countries.