The overall objective of the project is to enhance the nuclear safety in Romania. The programme is divided into ten projects and will cover a number of areas important to nuclear safety.Expected results:The programme is divided into ten projects and will cover a number of areas important to nuclear safety: safety assessment, safety culture, capability building, emergency preparedness, response and management systems. All activities are implemented through IAEA extra budgetary programme which aims to reduce the risk of nuclear accidents at the same time improving preparedness and response of emergency organizations/personnel in Romania. The program seeks to develop and enhance competencies of the regulator and operator. If proved to be successful, this programme model can be replicated and applied in other countries as well.