On 16 September 2019, an expert of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic arrived as a scientific visitor to the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority with the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
The Country Nuclear Power Profile is yearly updated by the International Atomic Energy Agency; the latest 2019 edition has been released in September.
The 63rd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference will be held from 16 to 20 September 2019 in Vienna, Austria, where high-ranking officials and representatives from IAEA Member States will consider a range of issues. In conjunction with the conference a Scientific Forum — entitled A Decade of Action on Cancer Control and the Way Forward — will be convened.
The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency is collecting views from stakeholders around the world on risk communication and asked member states to publish it on their own communication channels. For the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority it has a high importance to inform the public, to analyse and communicate risks, moreover HAEA follows closely the international activities related to this topic. To meet the requirements of openness, we also make the survey available.
As a consequence of the recent sudden passing away of Director General Yukiya Amano, and in order to ensure the orderly and smooth functioning of the Agency, the IAEA Board of Governors has decided to designate Mr Cornel Feruta as acting Director General, until a Director General assumes office.