Regional Excellence Programme on Safe Nuclear Energy

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Published 15.02.2010, updated 01.10.2014 14:23

Keywords: International cooperation

The Romanian National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control (CNCAN) and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) have agreed to fund an IAEA Extra Budgetary Programme (EBP) on safe nuclear energy in Romania.
Chernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, Romania (Photo: NRPA)

Chernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, Romania (Photo: NRPA)

The programme aims to reduce the risk of nuclear accidents and improve preparedness and response of emergency organizations and personnel in Romania.
85% of the programme funds come from a grant from Innovation Norway  on behalf of the Norwegian Government on the basis of an application from CNCAN, the project promoter, and NRPA, the project partner. The rest of 15% of the programme funds come from Romania in form of cash and in-kind (human resources) contributions.  Total programme cost is € 4.120.000.

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