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This Communication describes the activities carried out mainly by the Directorate General for Energy and Transport (DG TREN), as part of the Commission's responsibilities under the Euratom Treaty (hereinafter "the Treaty"). DG TREN has responsibilities for the implementation of the majority of the provisions of the Euratom Treaty Title II, Chapters 3 to 10, covering nuclear safety, investment, joint undertakings, safeguards and external relations. This communication also includes a summary of the activities of the Euratom Supply Agency (ESA). Activities related to research and research policy, under the responsibility of DG RTD and JRC, are covered in their respective reports. The preparation and implementation of the new Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation falls under the responsibility of both DG RELEX and DG AIDCO. The Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) is managed by DG ELARG while Euratom loans by DG ECFIN. The work of two onsite laboratories (at La Hague and Sellafield) in reprocessing plants is supervised by the JRC and financed by DG TREN.

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Record Number: 9201 / Last updated on: 2008-07-21