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Education and Training materials: Sharing knowledge and experience

Education and Training FlyerThis brochure provides the latest on education and training materials in the following categories: Safety of Research Reactors, Managing the Unexpected, Human Resources Development for Safety Infrastructure, Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Simulators, Safety Culture, Probabilistic Safety Assessment, Construction and Regulatory Oversight of NPPs, Safety Assessment Education and Training, Basic Professional Training Course, Management Systems, Licensing and Regulatory Oversight, ... Full story»

Sixth Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety

Sixth Review Meeting of CNSThe Sixth Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety was held from 24 March to 4 April 2014 at IAEA Headquarters, in Vienna, Austria. DDG-NS, Mr Flory, made an opening statement and the President of the Sixth Review Meeting, Mr André-Claude Lacoste, made opening remarksand delivered a statement to the Opening Plenary. The Director General addressed closing remarks at the Final Plenary Session ... Full story»

International Experts Meeting on Severe Accident Management in light of the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

International Experts Meeting on Severe Accident ManagementThe objectives of this meeting held from 17-20 March 2014 were to: share improvements made to severe accident management programmes following the Fukushima Daiichi accident; discuss the appropriate regulatory treatment of severe accident management; discuss how to effectively train and equip operators to effectively implement severe accident management guidelines (SAMGs); identify any knowledge gaps related to the implementation of SAMGs and the ways to fill these gaps ... Full story»

Senior Nuclear Regulatory experts conclude the first-of-its-kind IAEA mission reviewers training

International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation SafetyOn 24 October 2013, the Basic IRRS Training (BIT) course successfully concluded it's first four-day training course where 61 attendees from 38 countries and the European Commission participated. The training was conducted at IAEA headquarters in Vienna, with funding provided by the European Commission. The IAEA Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) was established by the International Atomic Energy Agency to strengthen... Full story»

International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation Safety

International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation SafetyThe conference was held from 21-24 October 2013 to foster the exchange of information on the latest thinking and advances in the implementation of the concept of defence in depth (DID) in nuclear installations, and the associated challenges, with the focus on operating nuclear installations, including nuclear power plants, research reactors and fuel cycle facilities, and on how lessons learned from operating experience and recent events (e.g. the Fukushima Daiichi accident) are used to enhance safety ... Full story»

IAEA INSARR Mission to Israel

Implementing Management Systems for Research ReactorsAn International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Nuclear Safety Assessment of Research Reactors (INSARR) mission was held in Israel from 7 to 11 July 2013. The purpose of the mission was to conduct a peer-review... Full story»

IAEA officially launches PIANOS web information sharing platform

PIANOSIn 2010, the IAEA began with an idea of building a regional nuclear safety network among the three Latin American nuclear operators: Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA, Eletrobras Eletronuclear (Brazil), Comisión Federal de Electricidad (Mexico). This idea was then formalized into... Full story»

IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Chooz Nuclear Power Plant

Implementing Management Systems for Research ReactorsAn IAEA-led international team of nuclear safety experts noted good practices and made recommendations to reinforce safety measures during a review of operational safety at France's Chooz Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) that concluded today. The Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) was assembled... Full story»

Implementing Management Systems for Research Reactors

Implementing Management Systems for Research ReactorsOrganizations that are operating research reactors face particular challenges in developing, implementing and continuously improving integrated management systems (IMS) due to resource limitations and governance structures. The global research reactor community includes a number of highly diverse facility designs, organizational structures and technical missions. Some research reactor operating organizations are large and comprise teams of operators, maintenance technicians, safety and radiation control officers, managers, and licensing and other support staff. Other reactors are operated by a relatively small team of around ten... Full story»

IAEA Marks 30 Years of OSART Nuclear Safety Reviews

IAEA Marks 30 Years of OSART Nuclear Safety ReviewsThe International Atomic Energy Agency on 14 June 2013 marked the 30th anniversary of the best known peer review service the Agency offers its Member States: the Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) service. In 1983, the Agency conducted its first OSART mission to the Kori Nuclear Power Plant in the Republic of Korea, and it conducted a total of 174 OSART missions over the following 30 years. The reviews have been done in 34 nations at 103 nuclear sites. Performed at the request of... Full story»

Announcing the INPRO Dialogue Forum on Licensing and Safety of SMRs

3rd Int. Conf. on NPP PLIM for Long Term Operations (LTO)The 6th INPRO Dialogue Forum, held 29 July-2 August 2013 in Vienna, addressed licencing and safety issues of small and medium-sized reactors (SMRs). The meeting was targeted at senior officers or technical experts from potential licensees and national regulators, in both developing and developed countries, who are engaged or interested in the development, deployment and licensing of sustainable nuclear energy systems, especially on innovative SMRs ... Full story»

Fukushima Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety Closes With Eye To Future

IAEA Chief Calls for Action to Improve Nuclear SecurityKoriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan -- The Fukushima Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety closed today with calls for continuous improvement and vigilance to further strengthen nuclear safety worldwide. In his closing remarks, Denis Flory, the IAEA's Deputy Director General in charge of Nuclear Safety and Security, said the Conference provided an excellent... Full story»

IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Gravelines Nuclear Power Plant, France

IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Gravelines Nuclear Power Plant, FranceAn IAEA-led international team of nuclear safety experts noted a series of good practices and made recommendations to reinforce some safety measures during a review of operational safety at France's Gravelines Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) that concluded today 29 November 2012. The Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) was assembled at the French Government's request. The in-depth review, which began 12 November, focused on... Full story »

IAEA Completes Safety Review at Czech Nuclear Power Plant

IAEA Completes Safety Review at Czech Nuclear Power PlantAn international team of nuclear safety experts, led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), have completed a review of safety practices at Temelin Nuclear Power Station in the Czech Republic. The team highlighted the Power Plant's good practices and also recommended improvements to some safety measures. At the request of the Government of the Czech Republic, the IAEA assembled a team of nuclear installation safety experts... Full story »

Operational Safety Mission to Rajasthan Atomic Power Station 3 and 4

Operational Safety Mission to Rajasthan Atomic Power Station 3 and 4An international team of nuclear safety experts led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have completed a review of safety practices at Units 3 and 4 of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station in Rawatbhata. The team noted a series of good practices and made recommendations and suggestions to reinforce safety practices. The IAEA assembled the Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) at the request of the Government of India. Led by the... Full story »


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