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Workshop "Principles of inspection activities"
From June 3-6, in Hanoi, the Department of Radiation and Nuclear Safety collaborated with the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA), the US Department of Energy organized the workshop “Basic principles of inspection activities.” Deputy Director Duong Quoc Hung attended and delivered the opening speech.


Attending the workshop, on the US side, there were experts from the US Nuclear Security Office (INS), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

On the Vietnamese side, there were representatives of the Ministry of Public Security, Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute, Nuclear Research Institute, Institute of Rare Radiation Technology, Nuclear Science and Technology Institute, Hanoi Irradiation Center, Center for NDE and Department of Nuclear Radiation Safety.

Speaking at the opening of the workshop, Deputy Director Duong Quoc Hung said that for many years, the good cooperation among Department of Nuclear Radiation Safety and the National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) and the US Department of Energy on the strong development through cooperation activities, regularly organizes workshops, training courses to share knowledge and experiences, thereby helping to promote the implementation of nuclear security and radioactive sources in Viet Nam.

The Deputy Director emphasized that the issue of ensuring nuclear security / radioactive sources now becomes a major concern of society. Some incidents of radioactive source loss occurred in recent years have raised concerns about security at radiation and nuclear facilities. In order to prevent the occurrence of nuclear insecurity incidents and radioactive sources, it is necessary to coordinate and enhance the responsibility from all concerned ministries and localities and of the radiation and nuclear facilities. One of the effective measures to help control and improve security is to regularly and effectively implement inspection activities of regulatory agencies at radiation and nuclear facilities.

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