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C.1. Identifying safety and regulatory implications from the Fukushima accident on IAEA safety standards and safety services

The IAEA from June 2013 to June 2017 conducted a project that aimed to enhance and strengthen the global nuclear safety regime in line with the IAEA’s mission and Statute, and to consider future requirements for long-term goals and strategies for nuclear safety, taking into consideration lessons learned from the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.


Enhanced guidance to support the establishment of safety infrastructure in Member States that are embarking on nuclear power programmes. The project contributed to the preparation of training material to support Member States embarking in nuclear power in implementing the IAEA Specific Safety Guide Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme (No. SSG-16), including a training module on lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP accident.

Beneficiary Countries: All Member States

The project was conducted by the IAEA with supplementary funding from the European Union.

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