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.
SecTransNAS raises awareness for stakeholders in partner countries on dangerous goods transport risks
On 26 and 29 July, SecTrans-NAS held two regional awareness-raising workshops for representatives of various ministries involved in the transport of hazardous materials and for those involved in the transport chain of these materials. Raising awareness of the risks...
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...
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...
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.