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6th Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (Austria, Vienna, 24 March-04 April, 2014)
On April, 1st, a side event to the 6th Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety entitled “Implementation of Safety Upgrades Following the Assessment of Vulnerabilities of Nuclear Power Plants” took place in Vienna, Austria. Its purpose was to review the changes that had been made around the world in various regional groups, technology groups and by the nuclear power industry. There were seven presentations:
- by those Member States that operate CANDU reactors,
- by the European regulatory groups WENRA and ENSREG,
- by the Ibero-American forum of Regulators,
- by the Asian Nuclear Safety network,
- by the WWER regulators forum,
- and by WANO.
These were followed by a Question and Answer session.
On behalf of the WWER Forum members a representative from Rostechnadzor made a presentation “Safety Enhancement of the Nuclear Power Plants with WWER–type Reactors in Response to Fukushima-Daiichi Accident”. The presentation was compiled based on the strong inputs from Slovakia, Finland, Armenia, Hungary, Czech Republic , Ukraine and Russia. The full text of the presentation can be found.