Contact Expert Group

Fifth Contact Expert Group (CEG) Meeting

(Windermere, 11 - 13 November 1997)

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Tuesday, 11 November 1997
10.00-10.10 1. Adoption of the Agenda
10.10-10.15 2. Welcoming statement by the UK host
10.15-10.25 3. Introduction of new participants
10.25-10.45 4. Brief overview of the implementation of Russian waste management programmes
by the RF member
10.45-11.30 5. Brief presentations on status of co-operation projects
by CEG members and observers
11.30-11.50 Coffee break
11.55-12.30 5. Continued
12.30-12.50 6. Final disposal of radwaste in the Russian Federation and elsewhere - exchange of views
12.50-13.00 7. Status of the CEG paper "Radioactive waste and spent fuel management in the North-West region of the Russian Federation" and of its consideration by the IAEA Board of Governors
by the Chairman of the Drafting Group
by the Executive Secretary
13.00-14.30 Lunch break
14.30-18.00 8. Status of waste management programmes at and around "Mayak":
14.30-14.50 a. review of overall situation
14.50-15.50 b. detailed techincal presentations
- on radwaste management
- on spent fuel management
by Russian speakers
15.50-16.20 c. discussion
16.20-16.40 Coffee break
8. Continued:
16.40-17.20 d. status of co-operation projects
17.20-18.00 e. problems, priorities, financing, foreign contribution: discussions, conclusions and recommendations by CEG members and observers
2000 Dinner
Wednesday, 12 November 1997
09.00-09.15 9. Brief information on the scope, coverage and obligations of contracting parties under the "Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management" by the Norway’s CEG member
09.15-09.30 10. Technical presentation: "Creation of liquid RAW treatment facilities in the North and Far East regions of the Russian Federation" by a RF speaker
09.40-10.35 11. CEG Secretariat’s reports
09.40-09.45 a. IAEA approval of further support of the CEG activities in 1998-1999
09.45-09.55 b. Report on the CEG Secretariat’s activities
(June-October 1997)
09.55-10.05 c. Financial Report of the CEG Secretariat
(June-October 1997)
10.05-10.15 d. Updating on the CEG co-operation projects Data Base
10.15-10.25 e. Present status of co-operation projects
10.15-10.25 f. Progress reporting on the implementation of or negotiations on co-operation projects by the CEG Executive Secretary
10.35-10.55 Coffee break
10.55-11.35 12. Organizational matters of the CEG operation
a. Procedure of nomination (re-nomination) of the CEG members/observers for the next term (1998-99)
b. Procedure for election of a CEG Chairman for the next term by CEG members and observers
11.35-12.00 13. Other business
a. CEG support of an international training center / programme on topics of importance to co-operation
b. The concept of multi-year planning by the USA CEG member
c. Plans / proposals for CEG-related work in 1998 by the Norwegian CEG member
d. any other business
12.00-14.30 Lunch break
(and preparation of the draft Minutes and Chairman’s Summing Up of the meeting)
14.35-14.45 14. Time and place of the 6th CEG meeting
14.45-16.00 15. Summing up of the meeting by the CEG Chairman
Thursday, 13 November 1997
09.00-13.00 16. Technical visit to the Sellafield Nuclear Centre