The joint eighth and ninth review meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) will take place in Vienna from 20 to 31 March 2023. Hungary will be represented at the two-week meeting by a delegation of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Energy, the Paks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. and the Paks II Ltd. >>>
The spring meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors took place in Vienna from 6 to 10 March 2023. Among the main topics of the meeting were the Nuclear Safety and Security Review, the Nuclear Technology Review of 2023, as well as a report on the nuclear safety situation in Ukraine, the Safeguards Agreement in Iran and the implementation of the NPT in the Syrian Arab Republic.
On 22 February 2023, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi paid a visit to Budapest and was received by President Andrea Beatrix Kádár at the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. During the meeting, the two leaders among other topics exchanged views on the situation in Ukraine and discussed the Paks II project.
Petteri Tiippana, Director General of the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) and Project Manager Janne Nevalainen visited Hungary between 30-31 January 2023 at the invitation of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The delegation was received by Andrea Beatrix Kádár, President of the HAEA and Vice-President László Juhász. During the meeting, the sides among other issues discussed the lifetime extension of the operating Russian-type pressurised water reactor nuclear power plants, the legal framework for the construction of new nuclear power plant units and the small modular reactors. As part of the programme, the delegation travelled to Paks, where they visited the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and the site of the planned new nuclear power plant units.
From 22 December, 2022 to December 31, 2022, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority will be on administrative recess. During this period, documents can be submitted through the online platform of HAEA.
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