At its November 2022 plenary meeting, WENRA discussed the consequences of the current energy crisis on regulatory activities and issued a statement which highlights the importance of nuclear safety in this new challenging context.
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Liquid radioactive substances from Swiss nuclear facilities that reach the Aare and Rhine rivers are well below the officially defined emission limits. This is the conclusion reached by ENSI in the Eighth Swiss Report on the Implementation of the OSPAR Recommendation on Radioactive Discharges.
Using data derived from Japanese atomic bomb survivors, previous calculations of the risks of radiation-induced solid tumours overestimate the risk. This is the conclusion of a scientific paper by ENSI employee Luana Hafner, in cooperation with epidemiologists Linda Walsh and Werner Rühm
The 66th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) took place in Vienna from 26 to 30 September 2022. The focus was on global nuclear safety and security as well as challenges arising from the Ukrainian crisis.
Switzerland has submitted its 9th national report on the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. The report shows that Switzerland is complying with the requirements of the international convention.
The parties to the Joint Convention met under Swiss presidency from 4 to 6 May 2022 for an extraordinary meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna. The purpose of the meeting was to further develop the review processes of the international Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management. ENSI represented Switzerland at this meeting.
The IAEA has presented its final report on the review of nuclear oversight in Switzerland. The conclusion: ENSI acts as an independent and progressive regulatory authority in accordance with internationally applicable safety standards.