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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The two-day Hungarian-Austrian bilateral expert meeting, hosted this year by Hungary, started on 30 November 2022. On the first day, the Austrian delegation visited the site of the new Paks units, while on the second day expert presentations were held and topics of mutual interest were discussed.
The new issue of HAEA’s Nuclear Safety Bulletin presenting a number of interesting articles is now available. In the new issue, you can read about the most significant statistical data on nuclear safety, the Parliamentary Report on the activities of the HAEA in 2021, nuclear emergency preparedness and the licensing procedures of Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. We also give an overview on the most significant international events, such as the 66th IAEA General Conference in Vienna, the visit of the HAEA President to the IAEA and the Finnish regulatory authority (STUK) as well as the nuclear safety challenges of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. In the new issue of the Bulletin we emphasize that Hungary has been providing guarantee for the peaceful use of nuclear materials to the International Atomic Energy Agency for 50 years.