Title: European Union International Cooperation to Improve Regulatory Effectiveness in Nuclear Safety
Publisher: International Atomic Energy Agency
Publication Year: 2017
JRC N°: JRC98244
ISBN: 978-92-0-103417-5
ISSN: 0074-1884
URI: http://www-pub.iaea.org/books/iaeabooks/11186/International-Conference-on-Effective-Nuclear-Regulatory-Systems-Sustaining-Improvements-Globally
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: The European Union (EU) promotes a high level of nuclear safety worldwide, through the "Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation" (INSC) since 2007. An overview of the approved planned projects and their purpose will show the actual activities of the EU and how the lessons from the past are implemented and will be implemented in the present INSC 2014-2020 period, which has a total budget of 225M€. For 2015 the support to approved projects was up to almost 60 M€ and included the following regulatory projects: "Enhancing the capabilities of the Armenian Nuclear Regulatory Authority in preparedness for and response to a nuclear or radiological emergency", "Support and assistance to strengthen the capabilities of the Belarusian Nuclear Regulatory Authority MES/Gosatomnadzor in the field of Nuclear Emergency Preparedness and Response", "Enhancing the capacity and regulatory capabilities of the Chinese National Nuclear Safety Administration in the areas of waste management, emergency preparedness and response, transport and national R&D Base", "Support to the Regulatory Body of Morocco for capacity building and for enhancing the regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety", "Strengthening of State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) capabilities relevant for the regulation of nuclear activities", and a specific contribution to IAEA activities. Examples of recent successful INSC projects, bilateral and multilateral will be presented, including lessons learned. For 2016, the proposed nuclear safety regulatory cooperation projects include: " Enhancing the capabilities of the Armenian Nuclear Regulatory Authority", "Support and assistance to strengthen the capabilities of the Belarusian Nuclear Regulatory Authority", "Enhancing the capabilities of the Iranian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (INRA)", "Support to the Regulatory Authority of Turkey" and "Multinational and regional Training and Tutoring for experts of the National Regulatory Authorities and their Technical Support Organisations for developing or strengthening their regulatory and technical capabilities".
JRC Directorate:Nuclear Safety and Security

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