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 16, 17 and 19 November, SecTransNAS implemented various workshops and e-learning courses for Moroccan stakeholders in the transport of chemical and biological hazardous materials, including security, customs and civil protection services. For these three days of...
On the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of September, SecTransNAS developed trainings and workshops for Nigerien collectives involved in the Transport of Hazardous Chemical and Biological Goods (TDG), i.e. transport chain actors, security services, customs and civil protection. These...
From 31 August to 2 September, SecTransNAS implemented various workshops and e-learning courses for Algerian stakeholders in the transport of chemical and biological hazardous materials, including security, customs and civil protection services. Last July, SecTransNAS...
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.