The EU CBRN Centers of Excellence Initiative
EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Centers of Excellence project, launched in 2010, is an initiative of the European Union. It is implemented jointly by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). It is a response to the need to strengthen the institutional capacity of countries outside the European Union to mitigate CBRN risks.
Security in Transport in North Africa and Sahel region
There is ever-increasing risk inherent to the transport of chemical and biological transport warranting tighter regulation and other accident prevention measures to safeguard both the civil population and the environment.
From April 25th to 28th, SecTrans-NAS held several capacity-building workshops and training courses regarding the transport of hazardous chemical and biological materials for Tunisian stakeholders in Tunisia. As usual, the week's work was preceded by a brief opening...
From the 7th to the 11th March, SecTransNAS organised a regional workshop on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG), which consisted of various aspects. This workshop also aimed to stimulate a regional vision of the concepts already developed in the framework of the...
On 11, 12, and 13 January, SecTransNAS developed trainings and workshops for key actors in the Transport of dangerous chemical and biological Goods (TDG), namely, transport chain actors, security services, customs and civil protection. SecTransNAS has started its 2022...
Strengthening regional security by increasing local expertise
The CoE aims to strengthen regional security by increasing local ownership, local expertise and by ensuring long-term sustainability through this dynamic network that continues to evolve.
Transport of CBRN, a very high priority
In an environment where circulation of goods is constantly increasing, the risk posed by the transport of chemical and biological materials is also growing.