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Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators

Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators

Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators

The Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators (ANNuR) was created in 2010 with the purpose of strengthening and harmonizing the regulatory infrastructure in Arab countries as well as exchanging regulatory knowledge and experiences with other international and regional networks under the IAEA Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network (GNSSN). The IAEA and the ANNuR signed practical arrangements in April 2014 that constitute a clear framework for the increased cooperation between the two organizations.

ANNuR Plenary

 Upcoming Events

Joint IAEA-KINS Regional Network Meeting on Regulatory Framework and Infrastructure for Nuclear Safety

The overall objective of this meeting is to review and provide an overview of the key issues and subjects concerning the development of an effective and adequate national regulatory framework and infrastructure for nuclear power plants (NPPs) in line with the relevant IAEA Safety Requirements and recommendations outlined in SSG-16​

Activity Date: 03 Dec 2018 - 07 Dec 2018

​Daejeon, Korea

ANNuR/FNRBA Workshop on Regulatory Inspection Programmes for Research Reactors

Nomination Deadline: 15th October 2018

The workshop will provide practical information to enable the participating countries
to enhance their capabilities for the regulatory inspections of research reactors.
The workshop will also provide a forum for the participants to discuss their national practices and to exchange their experience related to the subjects covered, as well as to identify good practices and areas that need improvement with regard to their regulatory inspection and enforcement programme. ​

Activity Date: 12 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018

​Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security, Rabat, Morocco

Joint IAEA-KINS Regional Network Meeting on Basic Professional Training Course for Nuclear Safety

The meeting is intended to review and provide a broad overview of all the safety concepts and their application to nuclear power plants and research reactors. Its nature and scope are primarily oriented to junior professionals in nuclear safety-related activities, but also appropriate for the trainers who want to teach their staff and the specialized professionals who want to expand their view on nuclear safety.​

Activity Date: 15 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

​KINS, Daejeon, Korea

Annual Meeting on the Safety and Licensing of Research Reactors

Nomination Deadine: 7th Sep 2018

The meeting will discuss the assessment of and programmes for competence needs for regulatory bodies for research reactors, and regulatory review and assessment of safety submittals for research reactors.​

Activity Date: 08 Oct 2018 - 12 Oct 2018

​Accra, Ghana

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 Publications Safety Standards Daiichi Accident - Report by Director General and Technical Volumes
ANNuR Strategic Plan (2016-2020)

 Relevant Links Arab Atomic Energy Agency (AAEA)
AAEA established in1989
AAEA is working within the framework of the League of Arab States to coordinate the scientific efforts of the Arab countries in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy. It contributes also to the transfer of the peaceful nuclear knowledge and technologies.

Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network (GNSSN)
The IAEA Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network (GNSSN) is a human network operating at global, regional and national levels, supported by a strong web platform. GNSSN is a key support element of the Global Nuclear Safety and Security Framework (GNSSF) defined here as “the institutional, legal and technical framework for ensuring the safety of nuclear installations throughout the world. The objective of this [framework] is to lead to a world where all nuclear installations are operating safely” (Strengthening the Global Nuclear Safety Regime, INSAG Series No. 21).


  • 8 Thematic Working Groups
  • 10 activities held in 2015
  • Over 1000 participants since inception
  • 22 active member states

   ANNuR Factsheet


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October 2015: ANNuR fianalised its Strategic Plan for the period 2016-2020​

January 2016, Vienna: SMR Workshop - Arab Atomic Energy Agency