Working Group on Public Communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (WGPC)

Programme of work

The current task of the group for 2011-2013 are the development of guidelines on best practices for the communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisation (NRO), based on the experience of Member countries, on the following topics:

The main task of the group for 2009-2010 was the development of guidelines on best practices for the communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisation (NRO), based on the experience of Member countries, on the following topics:

The group has published in 2008 a report on the outcome of the three workshops it has held to date and the resulting changes in communication practices in NEA member countries (Achievements and Challenges in Nuclear Regulatory Communication with the Public).

The main task of the group in 2007 was the organisation of workshop on the "Transparency of regulatory activities", held in Japan on 22-24 May 2007. The purpose of the workshop was to:

The main task of the group in 2005-2006 was the development of two WGPC Reports aimed at gathering in a short document current regulatory body practices regarding communication to the public in two areas:

The main task of the group in 2003-2004 was the preparation of the workshop "Building, Measuring and Improving Public Confidence in the Nuclear Regulator" held in May 2004. The purposes of the workshop were to:

Topics identified at that time for future work included:

Previous WGPC discussions and information exchanges have addressed the following topics:

Related links

WGPC overview

WGPC mandate

WGPC recent reports

Commitee on Nuclear Regulatory Activitites

E-mail contact: Aurélie Lorin ()

Last updated: 19 September 2013