In the areas of radioactive waste management and nuclear decommissioning including nuclear legacy management, the goal of the NEA is to:
The Division of Radioactive Waste Management and Decommissioning (RWMD) supports the following NEA standing technical committees and working parties:
In addition, the RWMD provides secretariat support to the National Advisory Bodies to Government (ABG) created in 2006 which provides a platform for the chairs of advisory bodies to exchange their independent scrutiny and advice to governments and stay abreast of the latest policies and approaches used for the management of all types of radioactive waste.
The RWMD supports the RWMC and the CDLM in conducting international peer review and expert feedback to ensure the best practices in the regulatory and technical methodologies are adopted in the radioactive waste management, decommissioning and legacy management.
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Last updated: 13 May 2019