A ceremony inaugurating the operation of fixed detection systems for monitoring radiation was held on Wednesday, February 15, at Kipoi Customs. Kipoi Customs thus become the sixth customs station of the country in which such equipment is installed, in accordance with the general plan about combating illicit trafficking of radioactive materials.
The update of the Agreement between the Greek Atomic Energy Commission (ΕΕΑΕ) and the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (BNRA) for early notification of a nuclear accident and exchange of information on nuclear facilities was signed today 28 September 2016, in Vienna, on the margins of the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (ΙΑΕΑ).
The Greek Atomic Energy Commission (ΕΕΑΕ) hosted from 20 to 22 September 2016 in Athens a meeting of the Core Group on “International Standards for Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection”, which is a high level group of experts convened by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The members of the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) unanimously decided to designate Christos Housiadas, EEAE Chairman, as new Vice Chairperson of ENSREG for the period 2015-2017. At the same time, Mr. Housiadas will be the Chairperson of the one of the four working groups operating under ENSREG, more specifically of the Working Group on Transparency.
The fifth cycle of the postgraduate educational course in radiation protection and the safety of radiation sources began October 6, 2014 in Athens, in the premises of the Greek Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE). This is the first time the program is hosted in Greece, after the ratification by the Parliament in 2012 of the long term agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Greek government, under the scope of which EEAE is recognized and supported as Regional Training Center in Europe for radiation, transport and waste safety.
A workshop entitled “Electromagnetic fields and health effects: from science to policy and public awareness” is co-organized by the European Commission and the Greek Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE) under the auspices of the EU Council Greek Presidency. The workshop will take place in Athens on March 28, 2014 (Cotsen Hall, Anapiron Polemou 9 str., next to Gennadius Library, Kolonaki district, Athens).