October 2020 in brief
The NEA Data Bank Computer Program Services (CPS) has introduced a new single-user licensing scheme for codes distribution in order to improve the services provided to its end users, attract new code...
The ICSBEP Technical Review Group of over 65 international technical experts met remotely for the first time on 19-23 October 2020.
The NEA Working Group on Electrical Power Systems (WGELEC) and the IAEA organised a joint workshop on the “Current Implementation Status of Measures to Manage Open Phase Conditions in Electrical Powe...
The NEA Working Group on Regulation of New Reactors (WGRNR) met on 21-22 October 2020 via video conference.
The Multinational Design Evaluation Program (MDEP) Policy Group held its annual meeting on 22 October 2020 to discuss the status of ongoing MDEP work, plans for future restructuring and interest in c...
The NEA Expert Group on Comparison and Understanding of Dose Prognosis (EGDP) held its first meeting on 14 October 2020 via video conference.
The NEA Committee on Radiological Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) held a bureau meeting on 14 October 2020 to discuss its main priorities, activities and programme of work for 2021-2022, as app...
The Contracting Parties to the Paris Convention met remotely on 16 October 2020 to discuss the final steps towards the ratification of the Protocols.
The NEA Working Group on Public Communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (WGPC) held its annual meeting on 4 November 2020 via video conference.
EXPERT ROUNDTABLE: Progress in HLW management and the sustainability of nuclear energy, 12 November 2020
NEA Working Party on Nuclear Emergency Matters (WPNEM) annual meeting, 17-18 November 2020.
NEA Director-General William D. Magwood, IV and senior staff met with the leading officials from the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (M...
NEA Co‑operative Programme for the Exchange of Scientific and Technical Information Concerning Nuclear Installation Decommissioning Projects (CPD) management board meeting on 19-20 November 2020.
The NEA hosted a WebChat with Shawn Tupper, Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on 25 November 2020.
Specific ion interaction theory (SIT) coefficients now included in the TDB e-database
The NEA Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents (WGAMA) held the eighth Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Nuclear Reactor Safety Applications (CFD4NRS-8) workshop virtually on 25-2...
November 2020 in brief
The NEA Expert Group on Non-radiological Public Health Aspects of Radiation Emergency Planning and Response (EGNR) provided input to the development of the recently launched World Health Organization...
The NEA Nuclear Law Committee (NLC) met remotely on 18-20 November 2020 to review the ongoing activities of the NEA Office of Legal Counsel and the NLC working parties on nuclear liability and transp...
Generation IV International Forum (GIF) updates
CNRA/CSNI meetings, December 2020
NEA Expert Group on the Application of Robotics and Remote Systems in the Nuclear Back‑end (EGRRS) plenary meeting, 7 December 2020
NEA Clay Club annual meeting, 23 September 2020.
NEA Data Bank training courses on state-of-the-art computer codes
NEA Working Party on Scientific Issues of Reactor Systems (WPRS) workshops, 7-15 December 2020.
Specialist Workshop on Advanced Measurement Method and Instrumentation for Enhancing Severe Accident Management in a Nuclear Power Plant
The 7th NEA International Mentoring Workshop in Science and Engineering was held virtually on 15-17 December 2020.
December 2020 in brief
The NEA Working Party on Nuclear Liability and Transport (WPNLT) met remotely on 17-18 December 2020.
The NEA organised a virtual workshop in collaboration with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) on 14-18 December 2020 to discuss the best regulatory practices that the nuclear sector can ad...
On 1 January 2021, Bulgaria became the 34th member of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and its Data Bank. On the occasion of this accession, a special ceremony was held online today to welcome Bu...
NEA Thermodynamics of Advanced Fuels International Database updates
New Joint Project: Studsvik Material Integrity Life Extension (SMILE)
NEA and CAEA discuss further enhancements to co‑operation
On the occasion of this anniversary, the NEA has published a commemorative brochure that reflects on 20 years of IGSC work and traces the evolution of the concept of the safety case overall.
NEA Working Party on Information, Data and Knowledge Management (WP‑IDKM) plenary meeting, 26-27 January 2021.
The NEA has established the Global Forum on Nuclear Education, Science, Technology and Policy, which entered into force on 28 January 2021.
The NEA convened a second high-level working meeting on improving the gender balance in nuclear energy on 11-12 February 2021.
The NEA Expert Group on the Dose limit for the Lens of the Eye (EGDLE)
NEA Working Party on Scientific Issues of Reactor Systems (WPRS) annual meeting, 15-19 February 2021.
February 2021 in brief
NEA Nuclear Education, Skills and Technology (NEST) Framework session at the Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 201) on 10 February 2021.
NEA Forum on Stakeholder Confidence updates
A webinar was organised jointly by the NEA and the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) on 24 February 2022 to discuss strategies and considerations for the back-end of the ...
The sixth International Nuclear Emergency Exercise (INEX-6)
The NEA has published a report that surveys the aftermath, lessons, and achievements in Japan and the global nuclear community in the decade since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident.
The NEA is organising series of webinars to explore the use of disruptive technologies in nuclear applications and discuss the future shape of nuclear safety systems.
The NEST Management Board met virtually on 9-10 March 2021 to discuss the ongoing progress made in six NEST Projects and the challenges posed to NEST activities by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.