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CBRN-COE
Project

Project 07: Guidelines, procedures and standardisation on bio-safety/bio-security

Context

Following the assessment of the needs of and based on discussions with the countries, this project is aimed at providing technical support to develop guidelines, procedures and standardisation in the field of bio-safety/bio-security.

Objectives

The project aims at reinforcing capacity-building in selected countries in the region, by developing a mutual and reasoned understanding of bio-safety and bio-security and promoting recommendations adapted to the specific needs of the partner countries.

This will include support for:

  1. Set legislations and regulations in the field of bio-safety, bio-security and laboratory management systems.
  2. Establish national procedures to regulate the manufacture, use, import, export, transport and storage of hazardous micro-organisms in line with international standards and guidance.

Stakeholders

Coordinators

European Commission

Participants

Expertise France - Agence Francaise D'expertise Technique Internationale (French public agency for international technical assistance) (AFETI)

Website
https://www.expertisefrance.fr/

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.