ANNOUNCEMENT: Inter-regional training course will be held from 24 to 26 June 2014 in the framework of inter-regional project INT9176 “Strengthening Cradle-to-Grave Control of Radioactive Sources in the Mediterranean Region”
As part of an interregional project INT9176 “Strengthening Cradle-to-Grave Control of Radioactive Sources in the Mediterranean Region”, the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, the Environmental Protection Agency and CETI, with the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency, will host inter-regional training course from 24 to 26 June 2014, dedicated to the management of disused sealed radioactive sources, which will, in addition to lecturers and participants from Montenegro, involve 17 representatives of competent institutions from 14 countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, Greece, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Macedonia, Tunisia and Turkey).
The training will start on 24 June at 9 am, in the Aurel Hotel at Josip Broz Tito Boulevard bb, Podgorica. It will be held in English.
The theoretical part of the training course will be held on 24 and 26 June 2014 at the Aurel Hotel.
Practical demonstrations of procedures of characterization and conditioning of disused sealed sources of ionizing radiation, including radioactive lightning rods, will be held on 25 June, starting at 9 am, in the radioactive waste warehouse – CETI, Charles de Gaulle Boulevard No. 2, Podgorica.
The demonstration will be carried out by experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency and EKOTEH Dosimetry Ltd. For Radiation Protection, Croatia, in collaboration with a team of CETI. Some practical activities conducted by the IAEA will also be filmed.
On that occasion, attendees will be greeted by the host and Executive Director of CETI Nada Medenica.
We would like to emphasize that Montenegro is an active participant of the project INT9176 funded by International Atomic Energy Agency and the European Commission in the amount of 4.3 million euros. The successful realization of this project in Montenegro is the best evidence of the willingness of relevant institutions in this area to meet all the requirements of international standards.
More information about the events can be obtained from the following contact persons: