The Joint Convention is an incentive convention that aims to, inter alia, achieve and a high level of safety worldwide in spent fuel and radioactive waste management, through the enhancement of national measures and international co-operation, including where appropriate, safety-related technical co-operation.
Adopted: 5 September 1997
Opened for signature: 29 September 1997
Entered into force: 18 June 2001
Parties: 88 parties (including EURATOM) (see table below)
More information on the Joint Convention, including the text, is available here.
The current status of the Joint Convention is available here.
The following articles related to the Joint Convention were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:
Parties to the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Hungary*||Morocco||Switzerland*|
|Botswana||Iceland||Netherlands*||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Chile||Japan*||Norway||United Arab Emirates*|
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.