February 25-27 the group specialists from the ROSATOM-CICET accompanied with their colleagues from the RIARAE visited Vienna to participate the IAEA expert meeting on Regional Project RER 7006 “Building Capacity for Developing and Implementing Integrated Programmes for Remediation of the Areas Affected by Uranium Mining.
The objective of this meeting was to re-assess the training materials and develop training strategies for 2015 and for a consequent project.
The Russian experts who directly deliver the materials to the trainees and implement the project had met in the IAEA with project-related IAEA staff and discussed the immediate modifications to the project materials as was advised at the December 2014 yearend project meeting (Regional Workshop to share common lessons and issues arisen in 2014).
The IAEA side was presented by Mr. Pavel Yurkin (PMO) and Mr. Horst Monken-Fernandez (the IAEA expert). Russian delegation included Ms. Natalia Latynova, Mr. Victor Latynov, Mr. Roman Kritskiy (both three from the ROSATOM-CICET), Mr. Alexey Panov and Ms. Irina Kozlova (both two from the RIARAE). Number of the decisions was made to improve the training course’s content and scope.
The training course mentioned is aimed to develop required competencies for management of remediation programmes and projects, and monitoring and operation of uranium tails, to assist in resolving the nuclear legacy problems on the territories affected by uranium mining in the Central Asia region. In 2014 the ROSATOM-CICET successfully implemented 2 training courses (see http://rosatomtech.com/?p=1308 and http://rosatomtech.com/?p=1405)