On September 12, 2018, a delegation from the China Atomic Energy Authority – led by Mr, WANG Yiren, Vice Chairman of the CAEA, visited the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The delegation was received by Mr. Szabolcs Hullán, the Deputy Director General of the HAEA. They had a consultation about the nuclear industry in China and Hungary: regulations and organization of nuclear safety and security and the possible collaborations in the field of nuclear regulations in both countries.
Representatives from the IAEA’s Member States convene at the 62nd IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria to discuss key elements of the Agency’s priorities in its work on the peaceful use of nuclear technologies.
On 10-11 September the delegation of the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) visited the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. Hungarian and Finnish experts have met for the sixth time to share their licensing and supervisory experiences.
On 11 September 2018 the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) as the responsible authority in Hungary to fulfill international safeguards obligations intends to convene a workshop in the issue of safeguards by design. The goal of the workshop is to assist the supplier in including safeguards by design as a process throughout all phases of the new nuclear power plant project by collecting the requirements and experience of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), European Commission and Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland (STUK) in this field. (E.g. the position and technical requirements of the surveillance cameras should be taken into account during the design phase).
The European Nuclear Safety Regulators’ Group (ENSREG) held its 36. Plenary Meeting in 2-3 July, 2018 where the ruthenium release was discussed, too. ENSREG decided to publish a communication related to this topic.