Western European Nuclear Regulators' Association

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The Association of Regulators of Western Europe (WENRA), created February 4, 1999,[1] is an association of agencies or regulatory agencies in the field of nuclear countries of Western Europe (including Switzerland).

WENRA want to be a European network of chief regulators of EU countries with nuclear power plants (and Switzerland as well as of other interested European countries which have been granted observer status) to improve nuclear safety.


The main purpose of WENRA are to develop :

  • a European approach to nuclear safety ;
  • provide an independent capability to examine nuclear safety in applicant countries ;
  • to be a network of chief nuclear safety regulators in Europe ;
  • to be a place where exchanging experience and discussing significant safety issues for regulators.

Members [1][edit]

They are the representatives of authorities or nuclear regulators from 10 countries (in 1999) brought to 17 countries (March 2003), including at least :

And three more observers invited (Armenia, Russian Federation and Ukraine) in 2009

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