Study on good practices in implementing the requirements on public information in the event of an emergency, under the Euratom Basic Safety Standards Directive and Nuclear Safety Directive - final report

Tanja Perko, Meritxell Martell, Verena Ehold, Catrinel Turcanu, Bieke Abelshausen, Johan Camps, Klaas van der Meer

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    The findings, conclusions and recommendations developed in this project are set out in Sections 2, 3 and 4 of this final report. They cover the following topics: public information and transparency requirements; the role of media in nuclear and radiological emergencies; communication in exercises; stakeholder engagement before and during an emergency and cross-border arrangements. Good practices identified in the study for each of these topics are briefly summarised below and could be used as an inspiration for enhancing public information and transparency in case of a nuclear or radiological emergency in the different MS. Recommendations are aimed at different actors, mainly Member States, nuclear regulatory organisations in Europe as well as the European Commission. Finally, the main findings, conclusions and recommendations from the public opinion survey conducted in Belgium in the framework of this study are briefly summarised.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSCK CEN
    Number of pages488
    StatePublished - 14 Mar 2019

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