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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation

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


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.


  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.
CBRN areas
  • Crisis management
  • Safety and security
CBRN categories
  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Radiological
  • Nuclear
CoE Region
  • AAF - African Atlantic Façade
  • CA - Central Asia
  • ECA - Eastern and Central Africa
  • MIE - Middle East
  • NAS - North Africa and Sahel
  • SEA - Southeast Asia
  • SEEE - South East and Eastern Europe



European Commission


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.

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