On April 1-5, 2019 in Vienna (the Republic of Austria) the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is hosting a meeting of a working group to prepare a one-week practical training program “Nuclear Security Detection Architecture Assessment Workshop” and training materials.

The working group consists of Member States experts with has practical experience and knowledge in ionizing radiation detection systems, designing and conducting training programs and training sessions. Among them is Dinara Neimontaitė, the chief specialist of the Nuclear Security Centre of Excellent (NSCOE) of the Border Control Organization Board of the Lithuanian Border Guard Service under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.

This is the first meeting of the working group, during which the draft of the program is discussed, tasks are shared and next steps of work are planned. D. Neimontaitė has a possibility to share good practice and experience of Lithuania in preparing training programs and methodological materials. She has also been elected as a chairwoman of the working group. The designed training program will be used by Member States to assess the effectiveness of their nuclear security detection systems and tools.

NSCOE is intensively involved in IAEA projects, expert activities and assisting in the designing and implementation of training.