There is considerable interest in Member States in the design and deployment of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs). However, there is limited information available about international regulatory experience in this field. This publication identifies key regulatory challenges and lessons learned that have emerged in regulatory reviews and decision making related to SMRs in Member States and provides considerations on future actions. It is expected that this publication will help enhance the effectiveness of regulating SMRs deployed in the short and medium term.
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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world's Atom's for Peace organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies.