Rostechnadzor Hosts 23th Annual Meeting of WWER Regulators’ Forum
The 23th annual meeting of the Forum of State Nuclear Safety Authorities of the Countries Operating WWER Type Reactors (VVER Regulators’ Forum) hosted by Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service took place on 5-7 July 2016 in Murmansk, Russia.
Rostechnadzor Chairman Alexey Aleshin opened the meeting with a welcoming speech.
The WWER Forum meeting was an opportunity for the participants to share regulatory updates that took place since the 22th meeting of the WWER Forum that took place in September 2016, in Yerevan, Armenia, and to report on most notable safety significant operation events at the WWER NPPs.
The Forum’s working groups – Reactor Physics WG and Strengthening Commissioning Program of New WWER NPPs based on Commissioning/Operating Experience WG led by Russia and India, respectively, - established pursuant to the resolutions made at the 20th meeting of the WWER Regulators’ Forum presented their progress reports. The meeting decided to extend the mandates of the working groups and establish a new working group on ageing management issues to be led by Rostechnadzor.