Mohamed Alhudaidi – University „Union – Nikola Tesla“, School of Engineering Management, Bulevar vojvode Misica 43, 11000
Belgrade, Serbia
Damir Ilic – University „Union – Nikola Tesla“, School of Engineering Management, Bulevar vojvode Misica 43, 11000
Belgrade, Serbia
Marko Gnjatovic – University „Union – Nikola Tesla“, School of Engineering Management, Bulevar vojvode Misica 43, 11000
Belgrade, Serbia

 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.2019.147

 

5th International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2019 – Leadership, Innovation, Management and Economics: Integrated Politics of Research – CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, Graz, Austria, December 12, 2019, published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-26-4, ISSN 2683-6149, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.2019

 

Abstract

The topic of hazardous material management and transport, especially nuclear waste, is
gaining even more importance in theoretical and professional research, as well as in the everyday life
in the EU countries, since the awareness of environmental protection and safety is on the rise. Nevertheless,
the implications of transport of nuclear waste are an increasing concern of other European
countries (non EU), especially in the Balkans. Furthermore, this topic has significant political and security
implications on the global level, since nuclear waste storage and transport is prone to potential
terrorist attacks. This paper analyses current approaches to nuclear waste management and transport
in terms of its influence on the global security and proposes a model for transportation cycle that has
implications on the security of the EU countries and the Balkan, non EU, countries.

 

Keywords

Radioactive material, Transportation risk model, Nuclear waste management.

 

 

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