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Safety of Radioactive Waste Management Proceedings of an International Conference held in Cordoba, Spain, 13-17 March 2000

Proceedings Series - International Atomic Energy Agency

English STI/PUB/1094 ¦ 92-0-101700-6

442 pages ¦ 1 figure ¦ € 99.50 ¦ Date published: 2000


Proceedings of an international conference organized in co-operation with EC, OECD/NEA and WHO, and held in Córdoba, Spain, 13-17 March 2000. The purpose of the conference was to provide an international forum for senior experts in the field to discuss safety issues in radioactive waste management, to promote an international consensus and to foster information exchange on issues related to the international corpus of safety standards and, particularly, on the implementation of the State parties' obligations under the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management. These proceedings contain all the presentations and summaries of all discussions, the opening and closing addresses and the conclusions and recommendations of the Chairpersons. The contributed papers are provided on a CD-ROM which accompanies these proceedings.
Contents: Executive summary; Policies of the operating organizations; Basic international principles and recommendations; Other relevant background material; Safety issues in the siting of radioactive waste management facilities; Legislative and general radiation safety aspects; Safety issues in the predisposal management of radioactive waste; Safety issues in the near surface disposal of radioactive waste; Safety issues in the geological disposal of radioactive waste; Safety management of disused radioactive sources; Transboundary movement of radioactive waste; Conclusions and recommendations; Closing session

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