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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation


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 on inter-agency CBRN response.


  1. Build trust among agencies involved in CBRN response and different sectors of government, facilitate their working together and share information on and off the scene of the incident, and reinforce the transfer of regional best practice to national experts from participating countries.
  2. Provide for and reinforce the sharing and transfer of best practices on inter-agency CBRN response.
  3. Develop a sustainable knowledge sharing system applicable to a broad range of countries and government structures and based on a freely available package of tools on CBRN to test relevant interagency processes and on an observer programme.
  4. Improve regional cooperation and harmonization in the framework of the inter-agency CBRN response.
CBRN areas
  • Crisis management
CBRN categories
  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Radiological
  • Nuclear
CoE Region
  • SEA - Southeast Asia
  • SEEE - South East and Eastern Europe



European Commission


National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security, Ministry of Security and Justice, Netherlands (NCTV)


National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands (RIVM)


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.