How RCARO can better serve for the Region(John K Chung)

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How RCARO can better serve for the Region(John K Chung)

  1. 1. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) How RCARO can better serve for the Region 20-24 October 2003, Jakarta RCA Regional Office
  2. 2. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Mandate given to RCARO • To increase RCA Awareness (Visibility) • To promote RCA Partnerships (Viability)
  3. 3. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) RCARO Main Functions • RCA Awareness Increasing Programmes (to RCA stakeholders including end-users, the general public including the policy makers) • RCA Partnership Promoting Programmes (for RCA fund raising and participation in other organizations’ projects by RCA) • RCA Nuclear Knowledge Preservation and Enhancement Programme
  4. 4. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Progress of RCARO • 1997 (MYA NRM) Need for RCA Regional Office in the region recommended • 2000 (IND NRM) ROK offered to host RCARO when established in Korea • 2001 (BGD NRM) Establishment of RCARO in Korea agreed • 2002 (ROK NRM) Opening of RCARO in Korea for interim operation of 3 years to prepare necessary legal measures • 2003. 9 RCA GCM adopted Resolution on Establishment of RCARO
  5. 5. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Opening of the RCARO in March 2002 in Daejeon, Korea
  6. 6. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) The 32nd RCA General Conference in Vienna in Sep. 2003
  7. 7. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Awareness Increasing Programme • Better RCA Information Flow through RCARO Internet homepage (www.rcaro.org) • To publish RCA Success Stories - Also, to produce RCA Information Kit • Briefing Meetings with RCA related Groups • Program Promotion Meetings with RCA Project Participants of Member States (2003 VIE, 2004 PAK planned) • Support LCC Meetings (Support Technical Writing Workshop, RCA Project Planning Workshop, etc)
  8. 8. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org)
  9. 9. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Partnership Promotion Program • Cooperation with UNESCAP - Hazardous Waste Management Forum to identify future cooperation planned ) • Cooperation with KOICA - New program developed (Nuclear medicine internship program) and will further develop (Expert services, radiation safety training program, etc) • Other Organizations - Initial contact with UNU for possible Joint Course
  10. 10. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Nuclear Knowledge Preservation and Enhancement Program • Post-doc. Fellowship Program (13 Fellows for 2002 and 8 Fellows for 2003) • Nuclear and Quantum Eng’ing MS Degree Course (1 for 2003 Spring Semester and 3 for 2003 Fall Semester) • Nuclear Medicine Internship Training Program (Oct. 2003 at KIRAMS for 15-20 Participants, KOICA fund) - Expert Missions to MSs - Transfer Mothballing Medical Equipment to MSs - Construct Networking of Nuclear-related Industry of
  11. 11. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) RCARO Post-doc Fellow at Research Work
  12. 12. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) Building Operational Basis • Advisory Committee (AC) - 5 Members (AUL, BGD, CPR, IND, ROK and RCA Co-ordinator), * RCA current Chair: Observer (2003 SRL) • Internal and External Consultants to provide technical advice on RCARO matters • Task Force to develop Strategies for RCA Fund Creation • More Staffing for RCARO - Arrangement of IAEA Fellow Attachment - Encourage Cost-Free-Expert(s) from MSs - Temporary Recruitment of MSs Expert(s)
  13. 13. RCA REGIONAL OFFICE (RCARO) RCARO Webbsite (www.rcaro.org) RCARO Advisory Committee Meeting (Vienna, Sep. 2003)

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