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Speeches and Interviews

Here you will find selected speeches and interviews by the President of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection, Inge Paulini, as well as by her predecessor, Wolfram König, on the core topics of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection.

Speech Radiation protection reaches a crossroads: input for a fundamental debate

At the 49th annual conference of the radiation protection association in Hannover, Dr. Inge Paulini spoke on 10 October 2017 about the current challenges for radiation protection. The conference dealt primarily with the new radiation protection legislation.

Interview "I am impressed by people who have the courage now and then to leave the well-trodden path"

In an interview with "Tagesspiegel Background Energy and Climate" in September 2017, the President of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS), Inge Paulini, answers four questions on the topic of "energy".

Speech Inaugural speech by Dr. Inge Paulini from the BfS

On 26 April 2017 at a ceremony in Salzgitter, Dr. Inge Paulini made her inaugural speech as the new President of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection before an audience of around 50 guests from politics and various organisations.

Speech Rethinking after Chernobyl and Fukushima

On the occasion of the commemoration ceremony "Chernobyl as a European challenge" for the 25th anniversary on 26 April 2011, Wolfram König, president of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection from 1999 to 2017, gave a speech on the reactor accident in Chernobyl in the French Friedrichstadtkirche church on Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. This article contains a translation of Mr König's speech.

Speech Public Safety against a dirty bomb

Speech given by Wolfram König, President of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection from 1999 to 2017, at the 2nd Berlin Convention on National Security and Civil Protection in November 2006. This article contains a translation of Mr König’s speech.

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