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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation

Project 017: Establishing a National Response Plan in Ghana and Kenya for responding to unauthorised events involving chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear CBRN


Following the assessment of the needs of and based on discussions with the countries, this project is aimed at providing technical support to develop a National CBRN Response Plan for unauthorized events involving such materials.


  1. Provision of assistance and guidance to States on how to develop and implement a National CBRN Response Plan (NRP) for unauthorized events involving such materials.
  2. Enabling of national authorities to identify gaps to be filled and the resources required, through the development of the NRP.
  3. Enabling of the achievement of the key priorities in the response to unauthorized events involving such materials:
    - Minimisation of any potential health hazards;
    - Bringing CBRN materials under appropriate control;
    - Investigation and gathering of evidence and prosecute any offender.
CBRN areas
  • Crisis management
  • Safety and security
CBRN categories
  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Radiological
  • Nuclear
CoE Region
  • ECA - Eastern and Central Africa



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.

** 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.