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Training Session by WANO was held at Rosatom Tech for Rooppur NPP Specialists

Training Session by WANO was held at Rosatom Tech for Rooppur NPP Specialists

On January 25, a training session by experts from the World Association of Nuclear Operators for specialists of the nuclear power plant under construction in Bangladesh was held at the Rosatom Technical Academy. 28 Bengali students received certificates at the end of the training.

A series of training lectures were delivered by Mr Aleksey Polyakov, Director of the WANO Member Support Program, and Mr Ian Moss, Deputy Director for Training and Development, in the framework of cooperation between the Technical Academy and WANO. The event was opened by the vice-rector of the Technical Academy Vladimir Aspidov.

The main topics of the session were “Nuclear Leadership” and “Human performance”. The lectures are part of the new WANO program “New Unit Assistance”, consisting of eighteen information modules. The session was attended by experts from the competence center for safety culture and reliability of the human factor of the Technical Academy of Rosatom.

The event was the development of cooperation agreements reached during a working meeting of WANO CEO Peter Prozesky and director-general of Rosenergoatom JSC Andrei Petrov at the Atomexpo 2019 forum in Sochi. The training of Rooppur NPP specialists with the involvement of international experts is carried out outside the main training program of Rosatom to train personnel of nuclear power plants under construction abroad as a fact of the Russian side’s commitment to increase the professionalism of workers in the global nuclear technology in order to ensure sustainable global development goals.

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WANO (World Association of Nuclear Operators) – The World Association of Organizations Operating Nuclear Power Plants. It was founded in 1989 by operating organizations for the exchange of operating experience. The organization’s mission is to maximize the safety and reliability of nuclear power plants around the world, making joint efforts to evaluate, compare with the best achievements and improve operation through mutual support, exchange of information and the use of positive experience.