Nuclear Safety Convention

Finland signed on 20 September 1994 the Convention on Nuclear Safety which was adopted on 17 June 1994 in the Vienna Diplomatic Conference. The Convention was ratified on 5 January 1996, and it came into force in Finland on 24 October 1996.

In the 1st Finnish report, 1998, the implementation of each of the Articles 4 and 6 to 19 of the Convention was separately evaluated. Based on the evaluation it was concluded that

  • the Finnish nuclear and radiation regulations fulfil the obligations of the Convention
  • the Finnish regulatory infrastructure is in compliance with the Convention obligations
  • the regulatory and licensee practices comply with the Convention obligations
  • there are issues requiring further measures to enhance safety; main issues were discussed in the report.

It was concluded, that Finland has implemented the obligations of the Convention and also the objectives of the Convention were complied with.

Finnish National Reports

7th review meeting

6th review meeting

5th review meeting

4th review meeting

Finnish 4th national report (2007) as referred to in Article 5 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety.

  • Answers to written questions of other Contracting Parties (pdf, 423 kB)
  • Finnish presentation at the 4th Review Meeting (pdf, 329 kB)
  • Rapporteur's Summary on Finnish report (pdf, 62 kB)
  • Summary Report of the 4th Review Meeting (pdf, 2 MB)

3rd review meeting

Finnish 3rd national report (2004) as referred to in Article 5 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety.

  • Answers to written questions of other Contracting Parties (pdf, 384 kB)

2nd review meeting

Finnish 2nd national report (2001) as referred to in Article 5 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety.

  • Answers to written questions of other Contracting Parties (pdf, 585 kB)
  • Summary report of the second Review Meeting (pdf, 106 kB)
  • Report of the President of the Review Meeting (pdf, 377 kB)

1st review meeting

Finnish 1st national report as referred to in Article 5 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety.

  • Safety review report in compliance with the General Regulations for the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants (395/1991), the Loviisa plant
  • Safety review report in compliance with the General Regulations for the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants (395/1991), the Olkiluoto plant
  • Answers to written questions of other Contracting Parties on the 1st Finnish report
  • Summary report (on IAEA / Worldatom server) of the first Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties
  • Activities launched in Finland to respond on the recommendations and based on other findings during the review process

The Finnish national policy is to comply continuously with the objectives and obligations of the Convention. This conclusion is also presented in the other national reports of Finland.

Contact point

Kaisa-Leena Hutri
Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
P.O. Box 14
FIN-00881 HELSINKI
kaisa-leena.hutri@stuk.fi

Convention on Nuclear Safety (iaea.org)

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