The IAEA Follow-Up Mission started its activity in Moscow

The IAEA Follow-Up Mission started its activity in Moscow 11.11.2013 On November 11, 2013 the IAEA Follow-Up Mission started its work in Moscow with the aim to assess the efficiency of activity of the regulatory body in charge of safety at nuclear energy use.

SEC NRS specialists presented two reports in frames of the first working day of the Follow-Up Mission, in which the specialists of the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostechnadzor), SEC NRS, State Corporation “Rosatom”, FSUE VO “Safety” took part jointly with the IAEA experts.

In his report called “Status of Implementation of the IRRS-Mission Recommendations and Proposals” Rashet Charafoutdonov, SEC NRS Deputy Director, touched on issues related to improvement of the legal basis for state regulation of nuclear and radiation safety, as well as practical implementation by Rostechnadzor of the recommendations and proposals of the IRRS Initial Mission, which was organized by the IAEA and took place in Russia within the period of November 16 – 27, 2009.

The report called “Self-Assessment for the Regulatory Body in Frames of IRRS-Mission Modules: “Emergency Preparedness and Response” and “Lessons Learned from the Accident at Fukushima-Daiichi NPP” presented by Mikhail Lankin, Head of SEC NRS Division for NPP Safety, dealt with the self-assessment modules specified in the IAEA Standards GSR Part 1 (9 modules) and GSR Part 2 (19 modules).

The concluding press-conference on the results of the IAEA Follow-Up Mission activity will be held on November 19, 2013 in the Swissotel Krasnye Holmy (Kosmodamianskaya nab., 52 bld. 6, Moscow) at 13:00.

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