The ACN (Aarhus Convention and Nuclear) participatory process was initiated in early 2008 by the European Commission Directorate General for Energy ( DG ENER ) together with Nuclear Transparency Watch. The aim of the ACN process is to investigate the implementation in practice of the Aarhus Convention in the context of nuclear activities. The ACN Roundtables involve various partners (national authorities, technical support organisations, operators of nuclear activities, civil society organisations, together with concerned international organisations).
The objective of this 2021 ACN Roundtable in the field of Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) was to make a waypoint on the implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the area of RWM at European level, and in particular along the implementation of the Radioactive Waste Directive transparency provisions as well as on the important issue of public access to research and expertise.
Valéry and Gilles took part as panellists on behalf of SITEX.Network to this ACN Roundtable on information and public participation in the field of RWM held as an online seminar on January 2021, 13-15th . They both showed how much SITEX.Network is in line with the Aarhus Convention!
More information on the 2021 ACN Roundtable here