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CBRN-COE
Project

Project 014: Provision of specialised and technical training to enhance the First Response Capabilities (CBRN FRstCap)

Context

Following the assessment of the needs of and based on discussions with the countries, this project aims at establishing a process for managing the post-incident phase, based on specific training and the establishment of clear mechanisms for identifying different categories of actors and tasks, while complying with laws and regulations in this area.

Objectives

  1. Enhancement of first responders capabilities through the provision of operations training, targeting national agencies, in order to develop a more effective and expeditious response to CBRN threats.
  2. Reinforcement of inter-agency coordination and improvement of national policies on first response to CBRN incidents.
  3. Promotion of a common regional approach to CBRN first response, entailing the standardization of knowledge and expertise, as well as the coordination of policies.

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.