Welcome to the Swedish National Council for Nuclear Waste

The Swedish National Council for Nuclear Waste was established by the Swedish Government in 1992.

On 31 December 2022, Council's assignment will end after 30 years. This website will remain available until 30 June 2023. After that, certain reports etc. can be downloaded at:

The Council’s remit is to investigate and clarify matters relating to nuclear waste and decommissioning and dismantling of nuclear facilities and to advise the Government in these matters. The Council also serves as a knowledge base for other stakeholders such as concerned public authorities, the nuclear power industry, municipalities, NGOs, interested members of the public and the mass media.

Swedish website

Swedish report - Joint Convention

Sweden’s seventh national report under the Joint Convention on the safety of spent fuel management and on the safety of radioactive waste management is now available. (October 2020)



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Overview of eight countries - a report

The report of eight countries (status April 2019) provides an overview of how the different countries handle their nuclear waste. This applies in Sweden and the countries where the Nuclear Waste Council has made study visits in recent years: Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, the Czech Republic, France and the UK.


Read the report