Ahead of Italy’s participation in the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the conference “Nuclear Security Summit 2016 and beyond: the role of training and support centers and Centres of Excellence” was held in Bologna.
The event was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ENEA, in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Commission.
A total of 25 civilian nuclear sector leader countries and 7 international organisations met in Bologna to examine the contribution of support centres and centres of excellence and prospects for their further development following the U.S. Summit.
Present also were 44 students of the International School for Nuclear Security, which is the result of collaboration between Italy, the IAEA and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) of Trieste.