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FNRBA

Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa

Welcome to Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa

​"Instrumental in strenghtening the regulatory infrastructure and framework for radiation protection and nuclear safety and security in Africa"

The Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa (FNRBA) was established on 26 March 2009. The establishment of FNRBA is considered as a key milestone catalyzing the enhancement, strengthening and harmonization of radiation and nuclear safety and security regulatory infrastructure in member states and serve as effective platform for the exchange of regulatory experiences and practices among the nuclear regulatory bodies in Africa.

The purpose of FNRBA is to be instrumental to the enhancement, strengthening and harmonization of the radiation protection, nuclear safety and security regulatory infrastructure and framework among its members.

 News


  
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FNRBA Plenary - Sep 2021

​Sep 2021, IAEA, Vienna:
The Plenary meeting focused on FNRBA’s main achievement as regional cooperation platform of nuclear safety and security and its future role. Each thematic working group introduced the progress in implementing virtual activities during the pandemic and next year’s activity plan. During this meeting, the on-going support by IAEA was confirmed once again. In addition, the radiation safety infrastructure in Africa region was overviewed and IAEA’s support for Integrated Management System was introduced.

IAEA-FNRBA Practical Arrangements Signing ceremony - Nov 2021

Nov 2021, IAEA, Vienna:
IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security Ms. Lydie Evrard and FNRBA Chairman Mr. Khammar Mrabit signed the IAEA-FNRBA Practical Arrangements covering a period of three years from 2021 to 2024. The objectives of the Practical Arrangements between FNRBA and IAEA is focused on result-oriented cooperation between the Parties in nuclear and radiation safety, and emergency preparedness and response to enhance and improve the status of the national regulatory infrastructure in FNRBA Member States.

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​Sep 2018, IAEA, Vienna
The Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa (FNRBA) Plenary Meeting was jointly opened by the Chairman of the FNRBA, the Director of the Office of Nuclear Safety and Security Coordination, the Director of the Technical Cooperation of the Division of Africa and the Chairman of the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE). The meeting highlighted the strengthening of the cooperation between the FNRBA, the African Regional Cooperative Agreement (AFRA), the AFCONE and partners such as the United States of America, the Republic of Korea, the European Commission. The Plenary approved the workplan including project proposals to improve nuclear safety

 

Practical Arrangements between IAEA and FNRBA

May 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa: Practical Arrangements were made between the IAEA and FNRBA on May 17th, 2018. The objective of these Practical Arrangements is to set forth the framework for non-exclusive cooperation between the Parties in the area of strengthening the nuclear safety and security framework in FNRBA Member States which are IAEA Member States.

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​June 2018, IAEA, Vienna
Completion of Model Publication in Emergency Preparedness and Response
English  French

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​June 2018, IAEA, Vienna:
Completion of a report on Project Ideas addressing the needs of Regulatory Bodies in Africa

Revised Charter of FNRBA, March 2018, IAEA, Vienna

​March 2018, IAEA, Vienna:
Revised Charter of FNRBA for endorsement

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 Recent Videos


 Publications


  
Publication URL
Model Regulation in Emergency Preparedness and Response (in English)
Model Regulation in Emergency Preparedness and Response (in French)
Survey report 1 – Basic infrastructure for EPR (2011)
Survey of status of International Conventions in FNRBA Member States (2011)
Survey on status of legal framework, regulatory standards and safety goals (2011)
Survey of the Status of National Nuclear Infrastructure Development (2014)
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 Relevant Links


  
  
http://gnssn.iaea.org/demo/FNRBA/PublishingImages/AFRA.jpgAFRA
The African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology (AFRA) agreement provides a framework for African Member States to intensify their collaboration through programmes and projects focused on the specific shared needs of its members. It is a formal inter-governmental agreement which entered into force in 1990.
https://gnssn.iaea.org/demo/FNRBA/PublishingImages/ANNuR_logo.pngANNuR - Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators
The purpose of ANNuR is to foster enhancement, strengthening and harmonization of the radiation protection, nuclear safety and security regulatory infrastructure and framework among the members of ANNuR; and to provide for mechanisms for the ANNUR to be an effective and efficient internationally recognized forum for the exchange of regulatory experiences and practices among the radiation and nuclear regulatory bodies in Arab countries
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 Highlights


  34 African countries.

  6 technical working groups.

  FNRBA overview 

  FNRBA Annual Report - 2017 

  FNRBA Annual Report - 2018 

  FNRBA Contribution Report - 2018 


  National Platforms:

Cameroon Egypt Ethiopia Kenya
Nigeria South Africa Tunisia

 Upcoming Events


​Training course on the development of regulatory requirements for radioactive waste management

​Virtual event

Activity Date: 06 Dec 2021 - 10 Dec 2021

​Regional Training Course for Regulators on Stakeholder Involvement in Licensing and Regulation

​Virtual Event

Activity Date: 10 Jan 2022 - 14 Jan 2022