The NEA is helping Japan and the wider international community better understand the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the site’s current status.
Insights from the NEST Framework: A chat with Vera Verkhoturova, Project Leader of the NEST i‑graphite Radioactive Waste Management project
Delegates to the NEA Task Group on Improving the Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sector met on 14 February 2022
The second edition of the Fundamentals of International Nuclear Law (FINL) course was held on 14-18 February 2022
The NEA will host the Sixth International Conference on Geological Repositories (ICGR-6) on 4-8 April 2022 in Helsinki, Finland.
NEA work on improving gender balance in the nuclear energy sector
The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) fully supports the proposals made by the IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi to ensure that the seven pillars of nuclear security and safety are maintaine...
“Building a Framework for Post Nuclear Accident Recovery Preparedness: National-Level Guidance” report will will be presented and discussed at a web event on 23 May 2022
Efforts to retain knowledge, focus on human capital issues and stimulate technological innovation have thrived since 2019 with the launch of two major activities
An NEA delegation led by Director-General William D. Magwood, IV, was in the United Arab Emirates on 27-30 March for a series of meetings.
The NEA Expert Group on International Recommendations (EGIR) met for its second meeting on 11 March 2022.
The Regulators’ Forum (RF), the Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) and the Committee on Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations (CDLM) held their annual plenary meetings and a joint commi...
The Expert Group on the Use of Real-Time Platforms (EGRT) initiated and distributed an online survey on the real-time platforms used in NEA member countries.
The NEA Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents (WGAMA) organised a specialists’ meeting on transient thermal-hydraulics in water cooled nuclear reactors on 22-23 March 2022.
The meeting brought together around 100 delegates from 26 member countries, 11 international organisations and associations.
On 5-7 April 2022, the NEA Working Group on Safety Culture (WGSC) held its biannual meeting to advance work on safety culture and leadership in nuclear regulators
WGHOF held its 31st plenary meeting virtually on 21 -23 March 2022
A chat with Ethan Robert Kirkby, NEST Fellow
The NEA’s ruling body the Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy met for its143rd biannual meeting in April 2022.
The Sixth International Conference on Geological Repositories (ICGR-6) gathered participants in in Helsinki, Finland, on 4-8 April.
Statement of the Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy on the safety and security of operation of Ukraine’s nuclear installations
Joint NEA and IAEA event will explore probabilistic safety assessment for reactors of singular designs
Recent meetings of groups working under the aegis of the Framework for Irradiation Experiments (FIDES) have demonstrated that the international community is enthusiastic and on a strong course to ful...
The NEA Data Bank held an OpenMC training course, the first of its kind, on 25-28 April 2022.
DG Magwood met with the leaders of government, industry, education and others to discuss the country’s growing role in the sector.
The NEA Data Bank Nuclear Data Service (NDS) organised the Joint Evaluated Fission and Fusion (JEFF) Nuclear Data Week (NDW) on 25-29 April 2022.
On 17-18 May, experts in radioactive waste management, local stakeholders and non-technical actors convened in Bern, Switzerland, for the IGSC and FSC workshop on the safety case.
The NEA has made progress on two activities that seek to bolster member countries’ nuclear and radiological emergency preparedness and their ability to co-ordinate response actions.
The WGPC held its biannual plenary meeting on 3-4 May 2022 to discuss its ongoing work and the progress made in activities on public trust and risk communication.
The NEA and Women in Nuclear (WiN) Globalco-organised a mentoring session for young professionals in Tokyo, Japan
WPRS gathered 172 experts from 22 countries at the annual Benchmark Workshop.
CSNI and CNRA held their biannual meetings and a joint session at the NEA headquarters.
The joint NEA-IAEA symposium hosted by the United Kingdom’s Office for Nuclear Regulation brought together experts to exchange on the use and application of Probabilistic Safety Analysis (PSA) for re...
NEA Director-General speaks at NE•RS 2022 conference, meets with Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade.
To learn how to handle NaK, a group of experts at the Research Centre Rez (CVR) in the Czech Republic travelled to Cadarache in France to learn from experts at the Commissariat for Atomic Energy and ...
The NEA Data Bank's first in-person course since the pandemic started was on FISPACT, an enhanced multi-physics platform for neutron, proton, alpha, deuteron or gamma particle interactions.
The EGFSF will work on harmonising post-accident food safety management approaches to build and maintain producer and retailer’s accountability and consumer trust.
NEA Task Group on Improving the Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sector met to make progress on a forthcoming report on gender balance in the nuclear sector.
The WPLANS met in person and online on 27-28 June 2022 to exchange on national developments related to the legal aspects of nuclear safety.
The NEA Nuclear Law Committee and the Contracting Parties to the Paris Convention held their meetings to discuss key issues and future work in the field of nuclear law.
The new project assembled global experts at the NEA.
The Multinational Design Evaluation Programme (MDEP) continues under a new organisational structure after the second Management Board meeting.
Over its 25 years of existence, the working party has contributed many topics and has led advances in criticality safety studies.
An NEA delegation led by Director-General William D. Magwood, IV, visited Japan from 18-24 July for a number of nuclear-energy focused meetings and events.
The NEA Data Bank organised a PENELOPE training course at the University of Barcelona in Spain on 11-15 July 2022
NEA hosted two workshops in Romania on 25-29 July 2022.
The first QUENCH-ATF joint project test was successfully completed by the KIT team on 17 July 2022.
The fourth edition of the IRPS was held from 22-26 August in Stockholm, Sweden.
The International School of Nuclear Law returns to the University of Montpellier
Future decommissioning and radiological waste management experts gathered at the Aachen Institute for Nuclear Training in Stolberg, Germany.