WENRA’s Research Reactor ad-hoc Working Group (RRWG) had a meeting on 15-18 January, 2019 at the Headquarters of the HAEA. The RRWG was established to develop safety reference levels (RLs) for existing research reactors in order to aid greater harmonization within WENRA countries raising the level of nuclear safety in Europe by their implementation in the national regulatory framework in the field of research reactor safety. The meeting was attended by 14 participants from 10 European countries.
From 21 December 2018 to January 1, 2019, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority holds its official holiday. During this period, the HAEA will ensure its smooth operation.
From 3rd to 7th of December 2018 the International Atomic Energy Agency conducted the „International Conference on the Security of Radioactive Material” in Vienna with the participation of the experts of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
On 12 November 2018 a delegation of Uzatom and Enter Engineering Pte Ltd. paid a visit to Mr Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The representative of HAEA held a presentation in the subject of the Hungarian nuclear program and regulatory system, about the legal framework as well as the tasks of the regulatory body.
The United States Department of Energy, together with the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority, held the 'Plucky Puli' national nuclear security exercise on the 6th and 7th November with the participation of other Hungarian partner organisations.