German-Swiss Commission (DSK)
The DSK was established by the Agreement Between the Government of the Swiss Confederation and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany Concerning the Exchange of Information on the Construction and Operation of Nuclear Facilities in Border Regions (in German), which entered into force in 1983.
|Year established||1983 (agreement entered into force)|
|Meetings||Annual, chair alternates|
|Tasks||The agreement establishes mutual exchange of information between the contracting parties with regard to nuclear facilities in border regions. This applies, in particular, to facilities within 20km of the border on either side. The DSK focusses on issues related to the safety of nuclear installations, radiation protection, emergency response and radioactive waste management.|