Nuclear Competence Building

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At a time when government R&D funding for nuclear energy has been dramatically reduced and profit margins of electricity generators have been squeezed, this report presents the result of an international survey on recent initiatives in the area of nuclear education and training.  It dicusses key human resource issues and good practice for international collaboration, which are seen as ameliorating the decline of technical innovation and competence in the nuclear sector.  The report includes an executive summary along with conclusions and recommendations aimed at policy makers and other stakeholders.  It also contains in-depth analysis of the factual information collected.

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Conclusions and Recommendations

Nuclear Energy Agency

In spite of the ambivalent situation vis-à-vis nuclear energy, where and some countries have decided to build new reactors, some countries hesitate and some others avow their intention to phase out nuclear facilities, nuclear energy still accounts for a significant proportion of capacity throughout the world and particularly in OECD member countries. In so doing it saves precious fossil fuels and...

English Also available in: French

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