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CBRN-COE
Project

Project 010: Development of e-learning courses for CBRN risk mitigation

Context

Following the assessment of the needs of and based on discussions with the countries, this project is aimed at developing an e-learning courses for CBRN risk mitigation.

Objectives

  1. Raise awareness among public entities, academia, scientific community, private sector and civil society in general on CBRN issues. Produce an e-learning course on basic and general common understanding of CBRN related issues.
  2. The e-learning course will be composed of at least six modules that could focus on the following topics:
    - Bio-safety and bio-security
    - Import export existing procedures and guidelines
    - Transit and trans-shipment
    - Identification of CBRN agents
    - Best practices on CBRN threat/risk assessment
    - CBRN material and weapons and their potential harmful effects
    - Securing CBRN materials and facilities
    - Identification techniques for CBRN materials
    - Illicit CBRN trafficking
    - Risks of CBRN waste
    - What to do in case of a CBRN incident (CBRN interagency response plan)
    - Public health related issues in case of a CBRN incident (CBRN post - incident decontamination)
  3. Raise awareness among the CBRN community, the civil society and the private sector on risks related to the diffusion of CBRN sensitive knowledge.

Stakeholders

Coordinators

European Commission

Participants

This project is part of a pre-existing EU activity in the regions and has not resulted from the submission of a CoE project proposal. Due to the different origin of the project, not all countries involved are CoE partner countries.

** This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

*** This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue.