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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation

Project 062 (IfS): On-site Technical Support to the EU CBRN Centre of Excellence (CoE), Regional Secretariat in Manila


The European Union (EU) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (CoE) is a global Initiative funded and implemented by the EU as part of its goal to promote peace, stability and conflict prevention. The aim of the Initiative is to mitigate risks and strengthen an all-hazards security governance in Partner Countries of the EU following a voluntary and demand-driven approach.

All partners engage within the CoE network to implement a wide range of CBRN risk mitigation activities including needs and risk assessments, national and regional action plans, capacity building activities, legal framework reviews, table-top and real time (including cross-border) field exercises, as well as inter-regional exchange of best practices and lessons learnt.

Overall objective

Strengthen the Manila EU CBRN CoE Regional Secretariat to ensure technical assistance and the smooth running of the activities of the Regional Secretariat, as well as to facilitate the coordination of local stakeholders and information sharing as well as to cooperate with the implementing bodies as contracted by the Commission.

Main activities

  1. Providing local technical assistance to the National Focal Points and National Teams;
  2. Providing local technical assistance to the Regional Secretariats;
  3. Providing local technical assistance within the implementation of CoE projects.


Ongoing project.

CBRN areas
  • Border control and monitoring
  • Crisis management
  • First response
  • Illicit trafficking
  • Import/export control
  • Legal framework
  • Public health impact mitigation
  • Safeguarding information diffusion
  • Safety and security
  • Transit and trans-shipment control
  • Waste management
CBRN categories
  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Radiological
  • Nuclear
CoE Region
  • SEA - Southeast Asia
17 NOVEMBER 2023
Project 062 Factsheet



European Commission

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)



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.