Today, Friday, March 24, 2023, the 7th cycle of the international postgraduate education program "Radiation protection and safe use of radiation sources" was completed.
The intensive program, lasting almost 22 weeks, attended by 19 executives-officials of regulatory authorities from 14 countries in Europe and Central Asia, was conducted by the EEAE in the framework of its operation as the Regional European Training Center in English of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
The official closing ceremony was attended by the IAEA Director of Technical Cooperation for the European region, Ms. Eve-Külli Kala. Ms. Kala thanked EEAE for the event and emphasized that "The PGEC helps to prepare the next generation of radiation protection leaders and has long term impact on the regulatory activities of IAEA Member States".
For his part, the Director of the PGEC, Mr. Sotiris Economides, congratulated the participants on the successful completion of their training, underlined the contribution of the program to the development of experienced and qualified scientific staff, but also the role of EEAE in supporting training activities in radiation safety.