IAEA Assistance to Member States Interested in Nuclear Energy

Rio de Janeiro • 18 June 2012

Alan McDonald

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International Atomic Energy Agency

Statutory objective
• “The Agency shall
seek to accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity throughout the world…”

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Nuclear fuel cycle

Natural Uranium

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Services and products
• Peer reviews • Databanks • Summaries of experience, new

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knowledge, best practices Training and distance learning Standards and guidelines Technical reference documents Research coordination
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Nuclear fuel cycle

Natural Uranium

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Uranium exploration & mining

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Nuclear fuel cycle

Natural Uranium

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Fuel fabrication and engineering

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Nuclear fuel cycle

Natural Uranium

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Support for operators
Instrumentation & control Plant life management

Advanced construction

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Catalyze innovation
Coordinate research at MONJU

International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles
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Nuclear fuel cycle

Natural Uranium

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Spent fuel storage

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Nuclear fuel cycle

Natural Uranium

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Decommissioning
Yankee Rowe NPP

Maine Yankee being dismantled, USA
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Disposal of low level waste

Final Covering of the Low Level Waste Disposal Facility at Centre de la Manche (France)

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Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory

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Energy system analysis and planning

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Milestones approach
• Based on international experience • Comprehensive and holistic (19 issues) • Phased (3 Phases)

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3 Milestones
1. Ready to make a knowledgeable commitment to a nuclear programme 2. Ready to invite bids for the 1st nuclear power plant 3. Ready to commission and operate the 1st nuclear power plant

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Issues
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National position Nuclear safety Management Legislative framework Regulatory framework Financing Human resource development • Safeguards • Security and physical protection
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Emergency planning Radiation protection Nuclear fuel cycle Nuclear waste Environmental protection Site and supporting facilities Industrial involvement Procurement Electric grid Stakeholder involvement
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INIR Missions
Jordan: Aug 2009 Indonesia: Nov 2009 Vietnam: Dec 2009 Thailand: Dec 2010 UAE: Jan 2011 Bangladesh: Nov 2011 Jordan: Jan 2012 Belarus: Jun 2012
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Assistance to interested States
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Guidance and standards Assessment methods to evaluate progress Training Peer reviews Forums for experts to share lessons learned and perspectives • e.g. conferences and technical meetings
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Statutory objective
• “The Agency shall
seek to accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity throughout the world…”

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