International Conference on Human Resource Development for Nuclear Power Programmes: Building and Sustaining Capacity: Summary of an International Conference Organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency
This publication presents the summary of an international conference on human resource development for nuclear power programmes. The conference provided a forum for information exchange and best practices across governments, industry and education and research institutions. Main topics addressed challenges in human resource development (HRD), education and training, nuclear knowledge management, the establishment of knowledge networks and preparing the next generation of nuclear professionals. The meeting participants reviewed developments in the area of human resources globally, emphasized the importance of human resources and capacity building programmes, and highlighted practices and issues regarding HRD at the organizational and international level. Key findings, recommendations as well as the conclusions of the chairperson are presented. An accompanying CD-ROM contains all papers presented during the conference.