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.
On 19 and 20 November, at the headquarters of the Technical Agency for Land Transport, was hold the first meeting of a delegation of European experts with the stakeholders of the Transport of Hazardous Materials in Tunisia. As the official launch of the project took...
The 15th and 16th October saw the visit of a SecTrans-NAS delegation of experts to Niger. In his opening address, the secretary general of the Ministry of Transport thanked, on behalf of his ministry, the project team and the CBRN representatives for their presence....
On October 22 and 23, the SecTrans-NAS experts were on a mission to Rabat. On the program, presentation of the project to the stakeholders of the Transport of Hazardous Materials in Morocco, workshops on the legal framework, the development of traffic plans and the...
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.