The International Nuclear Law Association promotes scientific co-operation with other organisations having similar objectives. For this purpose, INLA would like to draw attention to education platforms that may provide participants with an understanding of the various interrelated legal issues regarding the use of nuclear energy. Below we present courses / programmes established by international organisations whose activities contribute to the facilitation of the exchange of information in the field of nuclear law.
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- IAEA’s Nuclear Law Institute,
- International Nuclear Law Essentials (OECD/NEA),
- International School of Nuclear Law (OECD/NEA),
- CNLO’s Nuclear Law Course,
- NLA-TU Winter Course,
- INLA UK Nuclear Law Foundation Course.
Nonproliferation, safeguards and security:
- Arms Control Non-proliferation Course,
- ESARDA Course on Nuclear Safeguards and Non Proliferation,
- IAEA-ICTP School on Nuclear Security,
- Nuclear Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Security in the 21st Century.
IAEA’s Nuclear Law Institute
“The Nuclear Law Institute was established by the IAEA in order to meet the increasing demand for legislative assistance by Member States. Every year, the Institute offers intensive training for two weeks in Vienna for up to sixty lawyers in all areas of nuclear law and in drafting corresponding national legislation. By the end of the training session, participants should have acquired a solid understanding of all aspects of nuclear law and be able to draft, amend or review national nuclear legislation.” MORE
International Nuclear Law Essentials
“International Nuclear Law Essentials (INLE) is a five-day course run by Legal Affairs for lawyers, policymakers, engineers, scientists and other professionals working in the nuclear field. Building on the International School of Nuclear Law, INLE looks at contemporary issues in nuclear law presented by specialists from international organisations, governments, and private industry. Subject areas include: environmental and nuclear law; nuclear regulatory and licensing regimes; international (…)” MORE
Application Note: Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. It is advisable to apply as early as possible because a limited number of spaces are available.
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International School of Nuclear Law
The ISNL programme addresses developments in nuclear law, thus providing a high quality, intensive overview of a complex body of laws and legal regimes. Comprehensive lectures are delivered by renowned specialists in nuclear law from international organisations, governments, and private industry. MORE
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Canadian Nuclear Law Organization – Nuclear Law Course
“This intensive course in Canadian and international nuclear law has been designed for lawyers practicing nuclear energy law in both the private and public sectors. The comprehensive topics may also be of interest to policy makers, scientists and students. Discussion topics will include: Overview of the nuclear regulatory system in Canada and the key sources of international nuclear law; including licensing, enforcement, safety and radiation protection, bilateral instruments and cooperation agreements (…)” MORE
NLA-TU Winter Course
“The objective of the NLA-TU Winter Course is to: (1) provide the participants with a basic understanding of nuclear science and technology, (2) understand the special nature of India’s nuclear energy history and international engagement, (3) expose the participants to the functioning of a nuclear power plant, (4) comprehensively equip students to critically examine international nuclear law, and, (5) study India’s nuclear law, (…)” MORE
INLA UK Nuclear Law Foundation Course
“The Course will focus on key UK nuclear sector legal issues; it will be practical and interactive. The content is designed for both lawyers practising in nuclear law, and policy makers, regulators and students. It provides an ideal introduction for newcomers to the UK nuclear legal sector, as well as benefitting experienced practitioners.” MORE
Application Note: The Course aims to award a Prize to students or solicitors new to nuclear – funding a delegate to attend the INLA 2016 Nuclear Inter Jura Congress in New Delhi!
Arms Control Non-Proliferation Course
“The purpose of this course is to present non-proliferation issues and challenges, and discuss potential coordination of national policies to improve cooperative non-proliferation efforts. The course will review treaties, agreements, and policies that limit proliferation of a broad spectrum of weapon classes, from pistols to WMD.” MORE
ESARDA Course on Nuclear Safeguards and Non Proliferation
“This compact course is open to masters degree students, in particular nuclear engineering students, but also to young professionals and International Relations / law students. It aims at complementing nuclear engineering studies by including nuclear safeguards in the academic curriculum. The basic aim of the course is to stimulate students’ interests in safeguards. The course addresses aspects of the efforts to create a global nuclear nonproliferation system and how this sytem works in practice (…)” MORE
IAEA-ICTP School on Nuclear Security
“The two-week School is addressed to professionals from developing countries, ideally with 1-3 years of experience, working at a relevant institution in their home country with responsibility covering some aspects of nuclear security. Curriculum topics: international legal framework supporting nuclear security; identification of, and remedies to, threats against nuclear security; instruments and methods for physical protection at associated facilities; Illicit trafficking (…)” MORE
Nuclear Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Security in the 21st Century
“This summer course is designed to give students a sound understanding of the framework created by the international community to address the threats of nuclear proliferation and nuclear terrorism. The focus is on the central element of this regime, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and its verification mechanism, the IAEA safeguards system.” MORE
World Nuclear University Summer Institute
“The WNU Summer Institute is an intensive six-week programme for future nuclear leaders held annually at Christ Church, a leading college of Oxford University. The Summer Institute offers a comprehensive programme of lectures, tutorials, field trips to nuclear and industrial facilities, and team projects led by some of the world’s foremost authorities. These cover the global environment and sustainable development, nuclear-related technology innovation, nuclear diplomacy, and nuclear operations. (…)” MORE