December 2020 in brief
The 7th NEA International Mentoring Workshop in Science and Engineering was held virtually on 15-17 December 2020.
Specialist Workshop on Advanced Measurement Method and Instrumentation for Enhancing Severe Accident Management in a Nuclear Power Plant
NEA Working Party on Scientific Issues of Reactor Systems (WPRS) workshops, 7-15 December 2020.
NEA Data Bank training courses on state-of-the-art computer codes
NEA Clay Club annual meeting, 23 September 2020.
NEA Expert Group on the Application of Robotics and Remote Systems in the Nuclear Back‑end (EGRRS) plenary meeting, 7 December 2020
The levelised costs of electricity generation of low-carbon generation technologies are falling and are increasingly below the costs of conventional fossil fuel generation, finds the 2020 edition of ...
CNRA/CSNI meetings, December 2020
Generation IV International Forum (GIF) updates
The NEA Nuclear Law Committee (NLC) met remotely on 18-20 November 2020 to review the ongoing activities of the NEA Office of Legal Counsel and the NLC working parties on nuclear liability and transp...
The NEA Expert Group on Non-radiological Public Health Aspects of Radiation Emergency Planning and Response (EGNR) provided input to the development of the recently launched World Health Organization...
November 2020 in brief
The NEA Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents (WGAMA) held the eighth Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Nuclear Reactor Safety Applications (CFD4NRS-8) workshop virtually on 25-2...
Specific ion interaction theory (SIT) coefficients now included in the TDB e-database
The NEA hosted a WebChat with Shawn Tupper, Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on 25 November 2020.
NEA Co‑operative Programme for the Exchange of Scientific and Technical Information Concerning Nuclear Installation Decommissioning Projects (CPD) management board meeting on 19-20 November 2020.
NEA Director-General William D. Magwood, IV and senior staff met with the leading officials from the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (M...
NEA Working Party on Nuclear Emergency Matters (WPNEM) annual meeting, 17-18 November 2020.
EXPERT ROUNDTABLE: Progress in HLW management and the sustainability of nuclear energy, 12 November 2020
The NEA Working Group on Public Communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (WGPC) held its annual meeting on 4 November 2020 via video conference.
The Contracting Parties to the Paris Convention met remotely on 16 October 2020 to discuss the final steps towards the ratification of the Protocols.
The NEA Committee on Radiological Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) held a bureau meeting on 14 October 2020 to discuss its main priorities, activities and programme of work for 2021-2022, as app...
The NEA Expert Group on Comparison and Understanding of Dose Prognosis (EGDP) held its first meeting on 14 October 2020 via video conference.
The Multinational Design Evaluation Program (MDEP) Policy Group held its annual meeting on 22 October 2020 to discuss the status of ongoing MDEP work, plans for future restructuring and interest in c...
The NEA Working Group on Regulation of New Reactors (WGRNR) met on 21-22 October 2020 via video conference.
The NEA Working Group on Electrical Power Systems (WGELEC) and the IAEA organised a joint workshop on the “Current Implementation Status of Measures to Manage Open Phase Conditions in Electrical Powe...
The ICSBEP Technical Review Group of over 65 international technical experts met remotely for the first time on 19-23 October 2020.
The NEA Data Bank Computer Program Services (CPS) has introduced a new single-user licensing scheme for codes distribution in order to improve the services provided to its end users, attract new code...
October 2020 in brief
This week the NEA Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy held its biannual meeting to review the main aspects of the NEA’s programme of work and co-operative activities. This was the first time that t...
NEA Working Group on Human and Organisational Factors (WGHOF) biannual meeting, 27‑29 October 2020
NEA Working Group on Safety Culture (WGSC) biannual meeting, 27-29 October 2020
The NEA held a Joint Learning Forum on safety culture co-organised by its Working Group on Human and Organisational Factors (WGHOF) and Working Group on Safety Culture (WGSC) on 26 October 2020.
NEA No. 7500
The NEA hosted a WebChat with Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on 15 October 2020. Watch here.
NEA Committee on Radiological Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) annual meeting, 9-11 September 2020.
During a virtual meeting held under the presidency of Saudi Arabia on 27-28 September 2020, the Group of Twenty (G20) Energy Ministers acknowledged the role of nuclear energy in providing clean energ...
Online services for official delegates to NEA meetings.
The NEA hosted a roundtable discussion on 1 October 2020 to celebrate what would have been the 20th anniversary of the International School of Nuclear Law (ISNL).
CANDU Owners Group (COG) and the NEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-operate in research and activities related to pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) technology.
As the NEA continues to adapt to the new way of working, "virtual missions" are being organised with member countries and key partners.
The NEA held a WebChat with H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC).
New NICE Future Initiative report, Flexible Nuclear Energy for Clean Energy Systems. Photo: Romolo Tavani/Shutterstock.
NEA conducts virtual missions to Canada, Japan, the Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
A global nuclear science and engineering commencement, 27 August 2020.
International Roundtable on the Final Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel: Summary Report
New Publication of the joint evaluated fission and fusion nuclear data library, JEFF-3.3. Image: Robert Eastman/Shutterstock
The joint evaluated fission and fusion nuclear data library, JEFF-3.3