In 2020 March, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency published Nuclear Energy Data 2019 Edition that includes the most important statistical data of the member countries’ nuclear field and detailed information on each country. „As of 1 January 2019, 348 operational reactors were connected to the grid in NEA member countries. A total of 23 reactors were under construction, although the construction of 3 reactors in Japan has at least temporarily been halted. In addition, ten reactors were considered firmly committed to construction in the OECD area… By contrast, 27 reactors are planned to be retired from service by 2023.”
From 10 to 14 February over 57 ministers and more than 2000 experts from over 130 countries and 35 international organizations met at IAEA headquarters in Vienna to reaffirm their common commitment for strengthening nuclear security globally. HAEA experts also participated in the conference and presented their study on the Hungarian system of nuclear security inspections.
Carmina Jimenez, expert of the International Atomic Energy Agency, came to Hungary for a one-day visit to discuss national and regional projects supported by the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme.
The delegation of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (BNRA) - led by the President, Dr Latchesar Kostov - paid a visit to Hungary from 27 to 29 January, 2020. The delegation was received by Mr Szabolcs Hullán, Deputy Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
On 23 January, 2020 the International Atomic Energy Agency made free for public use the „Status of Measurements of Ru-106 and Ru-103 in Europe”. This document comprises all European measurement results that was detected during 2017 autumn period. On the basis of transparent and open communication, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority published on its website the IAEA’s chart.