Daily Course Evaluation
Overall and Administration Evaluation

Interregional Training Course on Radiation Protection for Nuclear Embarking Countries

Date: 11 – 15 November 2019
Location: Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, USA
Language: English

Application Deadline for Nominee(s) of Invited IAEA Member States: 19 August 2019

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The purpose of this IAEA Training Course on Radiation Protection for Nuclear Embarking Countries is to provide an international perspective for the development of comprehensive and effective radiation protection programme from theory to practice in line with the IAEA Safety Standards. The training course will emphasize on the dynamics of systematic arrangements at the national level on Radiation Protection referring to milestones approach and phases for nuclear power infrastructure development.

Expected Output(s)

The expected outputs of the training course are improved knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • IAEA Safety Standards on Radiation Protection;
  • Activities in the field of Radiation Protection in the Milestones document and Evaluation Methodology;
  • Actions from SSG-16 in the area of radiation protection;
  • International Programmes, tools and mechanisms such as ISOE and ORPNET and;
  • IAEA peer review services on safety infrastructure (SEED, IRRS, EPREV, Pre-OSART and ORPAS).

The training course will also provide participants the opportunity to discuss common challenges and lessons learned, fostering enhanced networking between Member States embarking on new nuclear power programmes.

Scope and Nature

This training course is planned for one week and will include a combination of classroom lectures and interactive exercises.

The training course will be conducted as a series of presentations by IAEA staff and international experts. The programme will also include discussions, case studies, peer-to-peer exchange of good practices, and working group sessions on related topical issues.