On the 16th of April, 2012 in the State Corporation ROSATOM the Memorandum of Understanding between Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) and Central Institute for Continuing Education & Training (CICE&T) was signed. The main objective of this event is cooperation in the field of E&T. Memorandum provides an organized platform to exchange syllables of the courses and seminars, to exchange experts and delegations, to help in organization of technical meetings, scientific conferences, workshops, seminars and working visits to education and training centers.
Korean delegation was made up of the following participants: President of KAERI Mr. Youn Ho JUNG, Head of International Cooperation Team of KAERI Mr.Jeong Kong LEE and Director of Nuclear Training and Education Center of KAERI Mr.Tae Joon LEE. O. O. Patarakin – Deputy Director of the Department for Innovations Management of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom – mentioned that despite the negative consequences of the Fukushima accident the growing number of countries including new coming countries are aimed at the peaceful use of nuclear energy, therefore Korea and Russia having a significant nuclear knowledge and experience are responsible especially for the personnel training. K.P. Popov – the Deputy Director of Department of the International cooperation – Department Head of Asia, Africa and Latin America, noticed that signing of this Memorandum is the first event after the Nuclear Safety Summit in Seoul directed to the strengthening of cooperation in the field of peaceful use of nuclear energy between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea.
The ceremony of MOU signing was attended by the Attaché on Education, Science and Technology Korean Embassy in Moscow Mrs.Mee Kyun Shin, Director of Russian Representation of Korean National Research Foundation Mr. Sang Hyun Lim, V. V. Karezin – Director of the project of Personnel Management Department of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom and CICE&T team: Rector Dr.Yu.Seleznev, Director of International Training Center (CICE&T ITC) Prof.V.Artisyuk, Chief expert of CICE&T ITC Dr. Yugai and Specialist CICE&T ITC Ms.Alesya Yunikova.
After the ceremony Mr. Tae Joon LEE and Director of Russian Representation of Korean National Research Foundation Mr. Sang Hyun Lim visited CICE&T in Obninsk where they were informed about training programmes ongoing in CICE&T. Special emphasis was made to the following topics:
- Nuclear Power In Russia (V.Artisyuk)
- Directions of professional and technical education and training activity in CICE&T (V.Aspidov)
- Advanced Fuel Cycle Development: Reprocessed Uranium (A.Dyachenko)
- Price analysis of International Nuclear Programmes (A.Yunikova)
- Glossary Development for the specialists of Nuclear Infrastructure (N.Melekhina)
Mr. Tae Joon LEE noticed that our countries are involved in a global transfer of nuclear technologies and for the vendor it is important to bring up in the new coming nuclear countries the Responsible Customer that is capable of reliable and safe use of imported technologies and the focus now is on the development of cooperation between the Nuclear Training and Education Center of KAERI and CICE&T.