The Joint Press Conference of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority and the International Atomic Energy Authority about the outcome of the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) Mission on the Hungarian nuclear regulatory infrastructure for safety and security attracted significant media interest.
The International Atomic Energy Agency and the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority held a joint press conference, and submitted a press release.
An International Atomic Energy Agency expert mission is reviewing Hungary’s nuclear regulatory system. Results of the two-week Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission will be announced at the press conference. Venue: Fényes Adolf str. 4. H-1036 Budapest, HAEA Headquarters, date: 22.05.2015 (Friday) 11.30am. The press conference is delivered by Gyula Fichtinger, Director General (HAEA), Grzegorz Rzentkowski, Director of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (IAEA), Michael R. Johnson, Deputy Executive Director for Reactor and Preparedness Program, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and IRRS mission team leader.
Michael R. Johnson, Deputy Executive Director of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC), as the team leader of the IRRS-Mission summarises first week experiences.
More than 100 Hungarian and foreign experts participated in the opening session of the IRRS-Mission on 11th May, 2015. The foreign experts sent by the International Atomic Energy Agency conduct a review process on the entire Hungarian nuclear regulatory infrastructure for safety and security in the next two weeks.