NEA Mandates and Structures

Working Group on Public Communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (WGPC)

Chair(s): Emmanuel BOUCHOT, France
Secretary:  Tomoyuki SAITO
Vice-Chair(s): Kaisa RAITIO, Finland
Holly HARRINGTON, United States
Member(s):All NEA member countries
Full participant(s): European Commission
Under the NEA Statute
Participant(s): India
Observer(s)(International Organisation): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
By agreement
Date of creation:30 June 2001
End of mandate:31 December 2020

Mandate (Document reference):

Mandate (Document extract):

Extract from document NEA/CNRA/R(2017)5


The objective of the Working Group on the Public Communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (WGPC) is to provide support to improve communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (NRO) through exchange of information and experience. The WGPC will identify good practices, focus on enabling practical implementation in each organisation/country as appropriate and maintain a network among its members facilitating consistent and proportionate NRO public communication between NEA member countries related to any event or regulatory matter with potential public interest.

In order to achieve this objective:

Working methods

In terms of working methods, the WGPC will: