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Chairpersons’ Summary – International Experts Meeting for Strengthening Research and Development Effectiveness in the Light of the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, 16-20 February 2015,Vienna

BACKGROUND The IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety (the Action Plan) was unanimously endorsed by the Member States in September 2011 and set down 12 main actions and 39 sub actions with the aim of defining a programme of work to strengthen the global nuclear safety framework. The action plan addresses a number of different […]

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Diplomatic Conference to address a Proposal from Switzerland to amend Article 18 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety

DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS A PROPOSAL FROM SWITZERLAND TO AMEND ARTICLE 18 OF THE CONVENTION ON NUCLEAR SAFETY In December 2013, Switzerland submitted to the Director General of the IAEA a proposal to amend Article 18 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS). At the 6th Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the CNS […]

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Self-Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructure

SELF-ASSESSMENT OF REGULATORY INFRASTRUCTURE The NNR has completed the Lifecycle 1 of the Self-Assessment under IAEA project RAF/9/038 “Promoting Self-Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructures for Safety and Networking of Regulatory Bodies in Africa. Lifecycle 1 included the assessment of Core Modules and one Thematic Module in the Self-Assessment Tool (SAT), and national actions related to non-compliance […]

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Establishment of the South African Centre of Excellence for Nuclear Safety

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR NUCLEAR SAFETY Currently, South Africa does not have a dedicated centre or institution for nuclear safety which provides, among other needs, a continuous supply of personnel trained in nuclear safety to serve the needs of the nuclear regulatory body and the nuclear industry in general. Other […]

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NNR CEO to Chair the International Experts Meeting on Strengthening Research and Development Effectiveness in the Light of the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

NNR CEO TO CHAIR THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS MEETING ON STRENGTHENING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVENESS IN THE LIGHT OF THE ACCIDENT AT THE FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT As a member state of the IAEA, South Africa remains deeply supportive of initiatives aimed at strengthening the national and international nuclear safety and security landscape. NNR CEO, […]

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