Waste Technology Section

International Low Level Waste Disposal Network (DISPONET)


International training on Interaction between technical and social aspects for waste disposal programmes

2—5 July 2012, Istanbul, Turkey



day 1


Welcome, introduction, programme overview and training objectives

General participants' presentations:

Stakeholder involvement - the IAEA approach (P. Ormai)

A historical overview of public involvement and the interplay between technical and social aspects (M. Martell)

Understanding risk perception (N. Železnik)

Discussion: The participants’ expectations, views, concerns on the subject. Brief presentation of their national programmes (main technical and societal challenges)


day 2


Development of communication and public involvement plan (N. Železnik)

Case study on Spain (M. Martell)

Group Exercise – Preparation of public involvement and communication plan


day 3


Case study on Slovenia (N. Železnik)

Socio-technical challenges in radioactive waste management (M. Martell)

Group Exercise – Public hearing for LILW repository

Group Exercise – Public hearing (role play)


day 4

Hungarian RWM stakeholder programme (P. Ormai)

Discussion: The way forward with stakeholder engagement for radioactive waste management

Pro-active public participation for waste management (M. Martell and N. Železnik)

Course summary and discussion

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