The document, which contains Hungarian priority areas for the 2017-2022 period in the framework of IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Programme, was signed by Mr Dazhu Yang, Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency and Mr Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority on the margin of the 61st IAEA General Conference, in Vienna, on 20 September 2017.
The Memorandum of Understanding between the Moroccan and Hungarian authorities was signed by Mr Khammar Mrabit, Director General of the Moroccan regulatory authority and Mr Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of HAEA on 18 September 2017, while the MoU with the Polish authority was signed by Mr Andrzej Przybycin, President of the National Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Poland and Mr Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of HAEA on 19 September 2017, in Vienna.
The delegation of the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) visited the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority on 5-6 September. Participants discussed licensing procedures and regulatory oversight experiences of their new build project.
In the framework of the OECD NEA’s Multinational Design Evaluation Program the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority hosted the meeting of the MDEP working group on Severe Accidents on September 6 and 7.
On 24-25th of July, 2017 Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority received a five-member dele-gation from Jordan. The scientific visit was organized by ENCO (an independent expert company involved in radioactive waste management). The Jordanian nuclear and envi-ronmental protection specialists came to Hungary to gain knowledge of radioactive waste management and to receive information from a country that has wide experience in this field.