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Senior Regulators’ Meeting 2016

29 Sep 2016
Vienna, Austria
Event code: JX-CS-54465

The Senior Regulators’ Meeting is an annual event organized by the Agency during the General Conference. It is a forum for exchange of information on current regulatory issues, trends and good practices among senior government officials involved in regulatory matters in the fields of nuclear, radiation, transport and radioactive waste safety and nuclear security. The meeting also focusses on IAEA Secretariat initiatives to support regulatory bodies. 

Opening Remarks — Director General, Yukiya Amano, IAEA

Session I: Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste – The Licensing Process

Introductory Remarks — Chair, P. Tiippana, Finland

Chairperson’s Summary of Session I

Session II: Regional Approaches for Improving Regulatory Capacities for Nuclear Security

Introductory Remarks — Chair, G. Emi-Reynolds, Ghana

Chairperson’s Summary of Session II

Session III: Regulatory Readiness of Countries Embarking on a Nuclear Power Programme

Introductory Remarks — Chair, J.-L. Lachaume, France

Panel Discussion

  • Addressing challenges in establishing an effective regulatory framework
  • Considering safety as an essential condition for a sustainable and successful nuclear power programme
  • Responding to the globalization of nuclear safety in the early stages of nuclear power programme development

O.Lugovskaya – Belarus; H. Pauwels – European Commission; A. Przybycin –Poland; A. Ferapontov – Russian Federation, S. Burns – USA

Chairperson’s Summary of Session III


  1. Employment
  2. Women
  3. Press

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