Russia-IAEA NEMS School for Young Professionals was held from 19 to 30 August, at the St. Petersburg branch of Rosatom Technical Academy within the framework of the Russian Federation extra budgetary contribution to IAEA for the implementation of the IAEA technical cooperation projects on the development of nuclear infrastructure of newcomers countries.
The purpose of the School was to provide training for young specialists, potential future leaders and managers of nuclear organizations of IAEA Member States to develop the managerial and technical competencies essential to support nuclear infrastructure development in the countries embarking on or expanding national nuclear power programmes. Representatives from Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Egypt, Jordan, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Nigeria, Slovakia, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and the Czech Republic attended the School
During the School, participants got acquainted with the practice of resolving issues on various aspects of the implementation of national nuclear power programmes, took part in a series of thematic sessions, including lectures and practical exercises, visited Leningrad NPP-2, where they were able to see full-scale simulator, as well as ROSATOM Emergency Technical Center.
Mr. Gustavo CARUSO, Director of the IAEA Physical and Nuclear Safety Coordination Office, gave a special lecture on the Fukushima NPP accident. Young specialists of the St. Petersburg branch of Rosatom Tech- new generation of instructors involved in foreign NPP personnel training were among the listeners at this lecture as well
Russia-IAEA Nuclear Energy Management School for Young Professionals has been held regularly in Russia since 2016.Project Office for Nuclear Infrastructure Development of Rosatom Technical Academy has organized the School this year.