The five-day International Nuclear Law Essentials course has been designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the various interrelated legal issues relating to the safe, efficient and secure use of nuclear energy. This intensive course in international nuclear law has been designed to accommodate the needs and interests of lawyers working in either the public or the private sector but will be of interest also to scientists, engineers, policymakers, managers and other professionals working in the nuclear field.
The International Nuclear Law Essentials programme builds on the foundation of the annual International School of Nuclear Law that the Nuclear Energy Agency co-sponsors with the University of Montpellier in France.
The 2017 programme will be conducted under the leadership of Paul Bowden, Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus and Deringer LLP, London, United Kingdom.
Comprehensive lectures will be delivered by renowned specialists in nuclear law from international organisations, governments and private industry.
The following subjects will be covered during the five-day programme:
We invite you to view the programme for this year's 2016 INLE here.
The NEA will provide a certificate of participation to those who attend the course.
Applicants should have at least one year of relevant professional experience and a basic understanding of law as it relates to nuclear energy.
All course instruction and discussion take place in English; all course materials are provided in English. Simultaneous interpretation is not available during the course.
The registration fee for the 2017 course is EUR 2 500, which includes admission for the participant to:
Print and electronic reference materials will be provided to INLE participants.
The registration fee is not subject to French taxes of any kind.
Costs associated with travel, accommodation, subsistence expenses, insurance and any other miscellaneous items are not covered by the registration fee and shall be borne exclusively by the participant.
The registration fee must be paid by bank transfer only and in full prior to the start of the course. Course participation is confirmed only upon payment in full of the registration fee.
To apply, the 2017 form can be found here.
The NEA will process registration fee refunds only for absence due to medically-certified illness.
Confirmed participants may have the right to transfer their course registration to another person or to the next INLE session, subject to certain conditions.
The INLE takes place at the OECD Conference Centre, located at 2, rue André Pascal, Paris, France.
Please contact the Office of Legal Counsel of the NEA by if you have any questions.
Office of Legal Counsel
Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
Telephone: + 33 (0)1 45 24 10 35
Fax: +33 (0)1 45 24 11 10
Last reviewed: 29 September 2016