News from 2020

From 2 to 6 December 2019, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC) Radiation Sources Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) visited the Ethiopian Radiation Protection Authority (ERPA) of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Mr. Grigol Basilia, on behalf of the RSRP, met with management and staff of ERPA, installed the Advance Regulatory Information System (ARIS) software, provided training in the use of ARIS, particularly the Radiation Sources Database (RASOD) module, and trained the ERPA staff on the process for conducting a national inventory of radiation sources and creating a...
From February 23-28th, 2019, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s RSRP conducted a consultation with the Ministry of Mining...
From February 19-21, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S. NRC) attended the 15th Steering Committee Meeting of the Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa (FNRBA). This activity was held at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. The U.S. NRC provides important financial support to the FNRBA. The work of the NRC’s Radiation Sources Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) program in Africa was presented to the IAEA and the 11 African countries attending the meeting.  This presentation generated significant interest for immediate...
From January 20-24, 2020, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S. NRC) attended the  launch of the Radioactive Source Regulatory Infrastructure Development Project  (RIDP) Part 2 for African countries at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. Together with Canada and France, the U.S. NRC provides important financial support to this program. The work of the NRC’s Radiation Sources Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) program in Africa was presented to the IAEA and the ten African countries attending the meeting.  This presentation...