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Senior Officials' Meetings

Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (TRM) Latest Event : 2019.11.28
12th Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (TRM)
  • 2019.11.28
  • Beijing, China
■ Participants
China: Ministry of Ecology and Environment/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secreatary-General

■ Agenda
1. Updates of nuclear safety activities
2. Summary of 2 Working Groups:
1) Working Group on Human Resources Development (WGHRD),
2) Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response (WGEPR)
3. Result of the 6th Joint Emergency Drill (JED)
4. Discussion on Future Work

■ Outcomes
1.Agreed to regularly update contact points in case of emergency and conduct notification training at JED​

■ Documents
Meeting Minutes for Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety ​(2019.11.28) (Confidential)​
11th Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (TRM)
  • 2018.11.27
  • Gyeongju, Korea
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission

■Agenda
1. Updates of Nuclear Safety Activities
2. Summary of 3 Working Groups:
1) Working Group on Human Resources Development (WGHRD),
2) Working Group on Online Information Sharing (WGOIS),
3) Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response (WGEPR)
3. Review on the outcome of the 5th Joint Emergency Drill (JED)
4. Discussion on 10 year achievements
5. Discussion on issues to be addressed

■Outcomes
1. Published a fact sheet titled "Ten, Years, Three Countries, One Goal toward Nuclear Safety"

■Documents
1. Meeting Minutes for Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (2018.11.27) (Confidential)
2. Ten Years, Three Countries, One Goal toward Nuclear Safety (2018.12.27) (Confidential)
10th Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (TRM)
  • 2017.12.05
  • Tokyo, Japan
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Updates on Nuclear Safety Activities and Challenges & Responses to the CNS (Convention Nuclear Safety) Review
2. Discussion on 3 Working Groups:
1) Working Group on Human Resources Development (WGHRD),
2) Working Group on Online Information Sharing (WGOIS),
3) Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response (WGEPR)
3. Discussion on Joint Emergency Drill (JED)
4. Discussions on Special Topics

■Outcome
1. Agreed on continuous implementation of the Information Sharing Exercise in the JED
2. Agreed on drafting the "Information Sharing Manual of Emergency"

■Documents
Meeting Minutes for Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (2017.12.05) (Confidential)
9th Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (TRM)
  • 2016.11.29
  • Beijing, China
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Current status of nuclear safety activities in the respective countries
2.Progress and future plans on 3 Working Groups:
1) Working Group on Human Resources Development (WGHRD),
2) Working Group on Online Information Sharing (WGOIS),
3)Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response (WGEPR)
3. Discussion on Joint Emergency Drill (JED)

■Outcome
1. Agreed to update contact points in case of emergency and conduct notification training at JED
8th Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (TRM)
  • 2015.10.21
  • Seoul, Korea
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Current status of nuclear safety activities in the respective countries
2. Follow-Up of the "Implementation of Action Items (IAI)"
3. Discussion on 3 Working Groups
1) Working Group on Human Resources Development (WGHRD),
2) Working Group on Online Information Sharing (WGOIS),
3) Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response (WGEPR)

■Outcome
1. Agreed on establishing the Working Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response (WGEPR) for emergency preparedness drills and emergency communication system against nuclear events or accidents
2. Japan invited China and the ROK to the 2nd Joint Emergency Drill (JED) on the occasion of 2015 Nuclear Comprehensive Nuclear Emergency Response Exercise at Ikata Nuclear Power Plant in Japan on November 8-9, 2015

■Documents
Meeting Minutes for Top Regulators Meeting on Nuclear Safety (2015.10.21) (Confidential)
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Top Regulators Meeting Plus on Nuclear Safety (TRM Plus) Latest Event : 2019.11.29
7th Top Regulators Meeting Plus on Nuclear Safety (TRM Plus)
  • 2019.11.29
  • Beijing, China
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Experience Feedback on Operation of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs)
2. Adoption of IAEA Safety Principles and Guidelines
3. Application of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)/RCC (Renal Cell Carcinoma)
- Standards under the Nuclear Safety Regulatory System (optional topic)
6th Top Regulators Meeting Plus on Nuclear Safety (TRM Plus)
  • 2018.11.28
  • Gyeongju, Korea
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Challenge & Response to the Joint Convention (JC) Review
2. Cyber Security of Nuclear Facilities
3. Nuclear Power Plant Aging Management
5th Top Regulators Meeting Plus on Nuclear Safety (TRM Plus)
  • 2017.12.06
  • Tokyo, Japan
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Countermeasures against Earthquakes
2. Emergency Preparedness and Response
3. On-site Inspection at Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs)
4th Top Regulators Meeting Plus on Nuclear Safety (TRM Plus)
  • 2016.11.30
  • Beijing, China
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Technical briefing on the safety review of nuclear power plant and developments after the Fukushima Daiichi Accident in the respective countries
2. Presentations and discussions on "Implementation of the Vienna Declaration on Nuclear Safety: Avoiding Early/Large Radioactive Releases"
3. Presentations and discussions on "Radioactive Contamination Recovery and Radioactive Waste Treatment"
3rd Top Regulators Meeting Plus on Nuclear Safety (TRM Plus)
  • 2015.10.23
  • Seoul, Korea
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
Others: USA, Russia, Mongolia, France, etc.
TCS: Deputy Secretary-General

■Agenda
1. Discussion under the name of International Forum on Northeast Asia Nuclear Safety Cooperation, focusing on the theme of “Enhancing Northeast Asian Leadership in Nuclear Safety”
1) Constructive Review on the IAEA Fukushima Daiichi Accident Report from the Perspective of Regional Cooperation in Nuclear Safety in Northeast Asia
2) Cooperation on Nuclear Safety Regulations
3) Cooperation on Emergency Preparedness of Nuclear Accidents
4) Cooperation on Nuclear Safety R&D
5) Cooperation among Nuclear Reactor Operators
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Working-Level Meetings

Joint Emergency Drill (JED) Latest Event : 2018.11.06
5th Joint Emergency Drill
  • 2018.11.06
  • Tokyo, Japan
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Director

■Outcome
1. Conducted the Information Sharing Exercise
4th Joint Emergency Drill
  • 2017.11.02
  • Uljin, Korea
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
TCS: Director

■Agenda
1. The 4th JED was conducted on the occasion of the ROK's 2017 Unified Radiological Emergency Response Exercise at Hanul nuclear power plant

■Outcome
1. Conducted the Information Sharing Exercise
3rd Joint Emergency Drill
  • 2016.11.23
  • Guangdong, China
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission

■Agenda
1. The 3rd JED was conducted on the occasion of China's National Comprehensive Emergency Exercise at Daya Bay nuclear power plant
2nd Joint Emergency Drill
  • 2015.11.09
  • Ehime, Japan
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission
Others: USA, France

■Agenda
1. The 2nd JED was conducted on the occasion of Japan's 2015 Comprehensive Nuclear Emergency Response Exercise at Ikata nuclear power plant
1st Joint Emergency Drill
  • 2014.11.20
  • Busan, Korea
■Participants
China: Ministry of Environmental Protection/National Nuclear Safety Administration
Japan: Nuclear Regulation Authority
ROK: Nuclear Safety and Security Commission

■Agenda
1. The 1st JED was a form of Table Top Exercise by inviting Japan and China to the ROK’s 2014 Unified Radiological Emergency Response Exercise