European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

Purpose/ principle of the agreement

provide a framework for co-operation between the Parties in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy with a view to strengthening the overall co-operation relationship between the Community and Ukraine on the basis of mutual benefit and reciprocity

Areas of cooperation

  1. nuclear safety (Article 4);
  2. controlled nuclear fusion (Article 5);
  3. nuclear research and development in other areas than those foreseen under subparagraph (a) and (b) above (Article 6);

Article 6
Other areas of nuclear research and development

  1. Co-operation shall extend to nuclear research and development activities of mutual interest to the Parties other than those been provided for in Articles 4 and 5 of this Agreement above, as agreed between the Parties, in so far as they are covered by respective research and development activities undertaken by the Parties.
  2. On the Community side, the co-operation may include in particular the following areas:
    1. applications of nuclear energy in the fields of medicine and industry, including generation of electricity;
    2. environmental impact of nuclear energy;
    3. areas of co-operation in the civil nuclear sector outlined in paragraph 2 of Article 62 of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, as far as they can be implemented under the Euratom Treaty.

Forms of cooperation (implemementing instruments)

The co-operation shall be implemented in particular through:

  • exchange of technical information by means of reports, visits, seminars, technical meetings, etc,
  • exchange of personnel between laboratories and/or bodies involved on both sides, including for training purposes,
  • exchange of samples, materials, instruments and apparatus for experimental purposes,
  • balanced participation in joint studies and activities.

Funding instrument / terms of funding

Terms and conditions for co-operation in concrete projects will be laid down in implementing arrangements, entered into by the Parties acting through their competent institutions which will proceed according to their respective legislative and regulatory requirements.

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5. Such implementing arrangements may, inter alia, cover financing provisions, assignment of management responsibilities and detailed provisions on dissemination of information and intellectual property rights.

6. Costs resulting from co-operation activities shall be borne by the Party that incurs them, unless otherwise specifically agreed by the Parties.

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