Waste Technology Section
IAEA Radioactive Waste Management Networks
Organization of the networks
Each network is open to any Member State organization with responsibilities and interests in a relevant thematic area. The IAEA acts as the facilitator and provides secretariat services to the networks and organises network events, such as seminars and training.
Contributing or participating organizations may take the position of either a Partner/Member or a Participant, as follows:
Network Partner (/Member):
Member State organizations with capabilities and competencies in research, planning, implementation, regulation or training in the field of radioactive waste management, environmental remediation and/or the decommissioning of nuclear facilities, who commit to share their experiences with other network organizations, e.g. by participation in annual network meetings, by providing information on their projects, by hosting of workshops, experiments or demonstrations and/or through the provision of training opportunities for persons working in these fields.
Individuals engaged in research, planning, implementation, regulation or training in the field of radioactive waste management, environmental remediation and/or the decommissioning of nuclear facilities and NORM-related industries, who are prepared to support the activities of the network, e.g. through participation in discussion forums and information exchange initiatives.