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.
The public meeting on the Topical Peer Review (organized by the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group – ENSREG) will take place in the hotel Crowne Plaza – Le Palace, rue Gineste 3, 1210 Brussels, on 22 November from 9:30 to 12:30.
On 15-16 October, 2018, the annual Austrian-Hungarian bilateral meeting was held at the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs in Vienna, Austria. During the meeting, which was attended by several Austrian and Hungarian experts, both parties informed each other about the main changes, results and developments of the past year and the challenges ahead. The main topics of the meeting were the changes in the legal framework, the recent developments at Paks NPP, the status of the Paks II project, emergency preparedness, radiation protection, radioactive waste management and the topical peer review on aging management.
The new issue of the HAEA’s Nuclear Safety Bulletin presenting a number of interesting articles is now available. In the new issue you can read about the 2018 semi-annual safety performance assessment, the “Topical Peer Review” at Community level on the aging management of nuclear installations in Europe, the progress of the tasks after the Stress Test, as well as the Actions related to the ordering of the low water level of the Danube, etc.