Euroatom Information Day

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 17:50

In the Large Conference Hall of the university was held the Euroatom Information Day. The event was organized by the UNWE jointly with the European Commission, Euroatom, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education and Science.

The Rector of UNWE Prof. D.Sc.(Econ.) Statty Stattev opened the Forum and greeted the participants in the Information Day. He spoke to them about the university educational activity in the field of nuclear security and about the International Master`s Degree Programme in Nuclear Security which was organized for a second consecutive year by the UNWE  jointly with the International Atomic Energy Agency – Vienna and there is a serious international interest to it.

The Euroatom Information Day opening. From the left to the right: Mr. Roberto Passalacqua, Prof. Statty Stattev, Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov, Mrs. Victoria Slavkova and Mrs. Zlatina Karova 

Prof. Dr. Dimitar Dimitrov, Dean of the Economics of Infrastructure Faculty and Head of the National and Regional Security Department made a brief expose and showed a presentation on the practical lessons related to the Master`s Degree Programme.

The Euroatom Information Day is concerned to the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or Euroatom) Research and Training Programme (2014-2018) in addition to the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. The major report was delivered by Mr. Roberto Passalacqua, representative of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. He spoke to the presents about the opportunities for Euroatom research.  

Mr. Passalacqua during his presentation

Representatives of more than ten organizations and institutions took part in the discussion. A greeting speech was delivered by Zlatina Karova, Director of the Science Directorate to the Ministry of Education and Science. Among the participants were: Assoc. Prof. Maria Manolova, Deputy Director of the Institute of Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy to the BAS, Prof. Dr. Kiril Stoychev from Acad. A. Balevski Institute of Metal Science, Equipment, and Technologies - Center for Hydro and Aerodynamics to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - (IMSETHC-BAS), Maria Krasteva from the Nuclear Regulatory Agency, Lyubomir Pironkov, Head of the Personnel and Training Center Division at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniela Ilieva-Koleva, Director-Executive of Law and Internet Foundation, lecturers and Doctoral students from the UNWE, Technical University of Sofia, the Ministry of Interior Academy, etc. Moderator of the event was Victoria Slavkova, Manager of the Regional Development Foundation.

Participants from the BAS, Technical University of Sofia and from the Ministry of Interior Academy during the discussions

In the end of the event Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov featured the tasks of the Euroatom Information Day and emphasized on the importance of the future cooperation on the project.

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