Division of Nuclear Installation Safety

The Division of Nuclear Installation Safety supports Member States in establishing the appropriate safety infrastructure and in continuously improving the safety of nuclear installations during site evaluation, design, construction and operation. The Division contributes to the development of safety standards for nuclear installations and provides safety reviews and advisory services to support their effective application.

The Division also provides education and training to support capacity building in the field of nuclear installation safety. It fosters global exchange of information and regulatory and operating experience, and it coordinates research and development activities. The Division strengthens international cooperation including by assisting adherence to and implementation of the Convention on Nuclear Safety and the Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors.

In addition, the Division supports the implementation of relevant IAEA extra budgetary programmes, and it assists other parts of the IAEA in nuclear installation safety matters.


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