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IAEA regional workshop in Budapest


From 4th to 8th of June the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority hosted the „Regional Workshop on Level 2 Probabilistic Safety Assessment Application” event which was organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Success at the IAEA International Student Competition: Hungarian team among the best five from all over the world


To foster the younger generation’s interest in nuclear science and technology, the IAEA has held an international student competition in conjunction with the Third International Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes in the Republic of Korea, from 28-31 May 2018.

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Recent Developments in Nuclear Safety in Hungary - April 2018


2017 Safety Performance Assessment of nuclear facilities. The HAEA hosted an international expert working group meeting. Visits of IAEA fellows. WENRA meeting. The EU Topical Peer Review. The evaluation of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant's Periodic Safety Report (PSR) has begun. Comprehensive inspection exercise in Hungary under Safeguards Support Program. The experiences of the regulatory event investigation of fuel assemblies’ welding insufficiency and fuel assembly misplacement at Budapest Research Reactor. Situation of Expansion of Spent Fuel Interim Storage Facility (SFISF) in 2017. The first periodic safety review of the RWTDF is concluded. The operation license of the National Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. Foreign bodies in the sprinkler system – Event Investigation. Changes in the HNERP.

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Quadrilateral Meeting at the HAEA


The annual quadrilateral meeting of the Czech, Hungarian, Slovak and Slovenian nuclear regulatory authorities was held at the HAEA, in Budapest from 3 to 4 May 2018. The parties described the most important events at their respective authorities and the regulatory work related to existing and new NPP’s since their last meeting in 2017.

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2nd Meeting of the International Independent Scientific Commission for Investigation of Ru-106 Case in Europe in September—October 2017.


Having considered the information provided, the Commission was unable to indicate any reliable hypothesis of the Ru-106 origin within the investigated activities in the field of the atomic energy use. At the same time, the conclusion that Ru-106 had no influence on public health was confirmed.

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