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 15 to 18 February, the first online activities of the project took place for the Algerian partners. Indeed, after several months of interruption of its field missions due to the pandemic, the SecTransNAS project had to adapt to the new situation by adopting the...
SecTransNAS participates in the 3rd Online Meeting of the NAS region of the EU CBRN Centres of Excellence
On Thursday 8 October, representatives of the SecTransNAS project (project 72) participated, together with counterpart projects including 55, 70 and 63, in the 3rd Online Meeting of the EU CBRN Centres of Excellence North Africa and Sahel Region. This is certainly a...
SecTrans-NAS kicked off the first in a series of training courses and workshops at the beginning of March, in Burkina Faso. This interactive side of the project is aimed at finding solutions to different aspects concerning the transportation of hazardous biochemicals...
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.