Senior Regulators’ Meeting

The Senior Regulators’ Meeting is an annual event organized by the Agency during the General Conference. It is a forum for the exchange of information on current regulatory issues and trends among senior government officials involved in regulatory matters in the fields of nuclear, radiation, transport and radioactive waste safety and security.

57th Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference Senior Regulators’ Meeting

Thursday, 19 September 2013, Meeting Room C3






Opening Remarks, D. Flory, Deputy Director General of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, IAEA

Chairperson’s opening remarks, C.-M. Larsson, Australia

Session I: Benefits and Future Development of the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) Programme

IAEA Perspective
Implementation of the IRRS Programme in States with Operating Nuclear Power Plants, J. Lyons, IAEA

Member States’ Perspectives
The Future of the IRRS Programme: Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Regulatory Body, R. Jammal, Canada
IRRS: The Driving Force for Continuous Improvements, from a Host, Team Member and Team Leader Perspective, A. Stritar, Slovenia
10:40–11:10 Coffee Break



Session II: Cyber and Information Security from a Regulatory Viewpoint

IAEA Division of Nuclear Security’s Initiatives in Cyber and Information Security, K. Mrabit, IAEA

Cyber Security for Nuclear Newcomer States, F. Eltawila, United Arab Emirates

Hungary’s Experience in the Regulation of Cyber and Information Security, K. Horvath, Hungary

12:30–14:00 Lunch Break




Session III: Establishing and Strengthening the Regulatory Infrastructure in States without Nuclear Power Plants: the Constraint of Limited Resources

IAEA Perspective

Current Status of Radiation Safety Infrastructure in States without Nuclear Power Plants, P.S. Hahn, IAEA

Technical Cooperation Programme Supporting Radiation Safety Infrastructure in Member States, A. Boussaha, IAEA

Regional and National Perspectives

Challenges in Establishing and Maintaining National Regulatory Infrastructures for Radiation Safety in Africa, A. Simo, Cameroon

Successes and Remaining Challenges in the Establishment of the National Regulatory Infrastructure, R. L. Wijayawardana, Sri Lanka
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break

Panel Discussion: Effective Mechanisms for Supporting the Regulatory Infrastructure
D. Flory (IAEA), A. Boussaha (IAEA), A. Simo (Cameroon), R. L. Wijayawardana (Sri Lanka), J. Salas Kurte (Chile), A. Buzdugan (Republic of Moldova)

Chairperson’s Summary

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