ASN Report 2017

182 1. ASN objectives in Europe and worldwide 184 1.1 Giving priority to Europe 1.2 Cooperation in the fields of nuclear safety and radiation protection outside Europe 2. Relations within Europe 186 2.1 The EURATOM Treaty 2.2 European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) 2.3 The European Directive on the Safety of nuclear installations 2.4 The European Directive on the Management of spent fuel and radioactive waste 2.5 The Euratom European Directive on Radiation Protection “Basic Standards“ 2.6 The EURATOM Treaty European working groups 2.7 The Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA) 2.8 The Association of the Heads of the European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities (HERCA) 2.9 ASN participation in the European Horizon 2020 programme 2.10 Assistance programmes under the Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation (INSC) 3. Multilateral International Relations 190 3.1 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 3.2 The OECD’s Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) 3.3 The Multinational Reactor Design Evaluation Program (MDEP) 3.4 The International Nuclear Regulators’ Association (INRA) 3.5 The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 3.6 The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) 4. International agreements 193 4.1 The Convention on Nuclear Safety 4.2 The Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management 4.3 The Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident 4.4 The Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency 4.5 Other conventions linked to nuclear safety and radiation protection 5. Bilateral relations 195 5.1 Staff exchanges between ASN and its foreign counterparts 5.2 Bilateral cooperation between ASN and its foreign counterparts 5.3 ASN bilateral assistance 6. Outlook 198