Enhancement of Nuclear Safety and Security in Romania –

Improvement of Disaster Resilience and Preparedness for Radiological and Nuclear Events

 

The objective of the project "Enhancement of Nuclear Safety and Security in Romania – Improvement of Disaster Resilience and Preparedness for Radiological and Nuclear Events" is to enhance the national capabilities in preventing  accidents or malicious acts in the nuclear and radiological field. The National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control (CNCAN) the nuclear regulatory authority in Romania will be the main beneficiar together with other entities with relevant resposabilities in field.

The project "Enhancement of Nuclear Safety and Security in Romania – Improvement of Disaster Resilience and Preparedness for Radiological and Nuclear Events" financed through the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021, within the program "RO Home Affairs, PA 23 - Disaster Prevention and Preparedness" is a continuation of the previous CNCAN project - "Regional Excellence Project on Regulatory Capacity Building in Nuclear and Radiological Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Response in Romania”, financed through the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014

The project fiche was developed by the CNCAN as Project Promoter, together with the national partners: General Inspectorate of Romanian Gendarmerie (IGJR), General Inspectorate of Romanian Border Police (IGPF), General Inspectorate of The Romanian Police (IGPR), General Inspectorate of the Romanian Aviation (IGAv), with the support of the donor project partner, the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (IAEA).

Total budget of the project: 3.500.000 EUR.

The project duration is of 48 months in the period from January 2019 until January 2023.

The project consists of three main components addressing:

1) Prevention and reduction of nuclear and radiological risks and vulnerabilities,

2) Nuclear security, non-proliferation, border control and prevention of illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials,

3) Emergency preparedness and response.