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Euratom

(jʊəˈrætəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for European Atomic Energy Community; an authority established by the European Economic Community (now the European Union) to develop peaceful uses of nuclear energy
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Euratom

[jʊəˈrætəm] n abbr (=European Atomic Energy Community) → EURATOM m
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Euratom

abbr of European Atomic Energy CommunityEuratom f
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Euratom

[jʊəˈrætəm] n abbr =European Atomic Energy CommunityEURATOM f
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Euratom, formally the European Atomic Energy Community, is responsible for regulating the nuclear industry across the continent, disposing of waste, safeguarding the transport of nuclear materials, the mobility of workers in the sector, as well as nuclear research and development.
MFA's and Euratom's loans to neighbouring countries are partly protected by a guarantee fund, which also covers EU guarantees to loans made by the European Investment Bank (AAA/Stable) for the implementation of the EU external lending mandate.
Chief executive Tom Greatrex said the "clock is ticking" for ministers to determine the UK's future relationship with Euratom, which oversees nuclear safety in Europe.
She added: "We are concerned about continued access to these materials if we leave the Euratom."
Lawyers say we don't need to leave Euratom, even if we are leaving the EU.
This view was dismissed by others who said the transfer of ownership would not make any practical difference because Euratom's ownership existed only in theory.
She said: "The Committee is right to flag the risks to the UK leaving the EU, and consequently the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for UK nuclear sector.
"Euratom has both a supply agency, to provide nuclear fuel and coordinate uranium supplies - a sort of multiple five-year Soviet-style nuclear supply plan - for EU member states; and, importantly, Euratom also implements safeguards on nuclear materials and at nuclear plants to verify the UK has not diverted such materials or facilities to military misuse.
30 March 2011 - Fitch reiterated on Wednesday the long-term issuer default ratings (IDRs) and short-term IDRs of F1+ assigned to the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).
Japan and EURATOM will tentatively sign the agreement by the end of the year, at the earliest, before full ratification and signing after receiving Diet approval next year, they said.
Millions of pounds of taxpayers' money - probably pounds 3 million in last year alone - has been handed over to Euratom, an organisation devoted to promoting nuclear power, since we joined European Union in 1973.