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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation

Project 03: Knowledge development and transfer of best practice on biosafety/biosecurity/biorisk management


Following the assessment of the needs of and based on discussions with the countries, this project is aimed at developing knowledge in the field of bio-safety, bio-security and bio-risk management.


  1. Establish, document, implement and maintain a bio-risk management system in accordance with the requirements of the Laboratory bio-risk management standard (ISO 15190 CWA 15793). The scope of this laboratory bio-risk management system is to set requirements necessary to control risks associated with the handling or storage and disposal of biological agents and toxins in laboratories and facilities.
  2. Provide for and reinforce the sharing and transfer of best practices on bio-safety/bio-security management.
  3. Develop a sustainable training system applicable to a broad range of countries and government structures.
  4. Improve regional inter-agency cooperation and harmonization with international bio-safety/bio-security standards.
CBRN areas
  • Safety and security
CBRN categories
  • Biological
CoE Region
  • AAF - African Atlantic Façade
  • NAS - North Africa and Sahel
  • SEA - Southeast Asia
  • SEEE - South East and Eastern Europe



European Commission


Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre at University of Malaysia (TIDREC)


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.