Developing and strengthening the capacities for the management of risks associated with land transport of chemical and biological materials in the North Africa and Sahel Region

Developing and strengthening the capacities for the management of risks associated with land transport of chemical and biological materials in the North Africa and Sahel Region

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.

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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.

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Project news

SecTrans-Nas online activities continue in Niger

SecTrans-Nas online activities continue in Niger

From 6 to 8 April, SecTrans-Nas implemented a series of online activities for stakeholders in the transport of chemical and biological hazardous materials in Niger. Despite the difficult health situation in the country, SecTrans-NAS was able to maintain the planned...

Testimonials

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.

European Union

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.

The Project team

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