Dr. Gladstone Hutchinson, Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica, and Ana María Cetto, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Jamaica’s first Country Programme Framework (CPF), covering the period 2010 – 2015, on 2 November 2010. A Country Programme Framework (CPF) is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning of technical cooperation between a Member State and the IAEA and identifies priority areas where the transfer of nuclear technology and technical cooperation resources will be directed to support national development goals.
|Jamaica has been an IAEA Member State since 1965. Its 2010-2015 CPF identifies six priority areas:
1. Legislative Framework and Regulatory Infrastructure for Radiation and Nuclear Safety & Security
2. Human Health
3. Energy Planning
4. Management of Water Resources and Environmental Protection
6. Radiation Technology