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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation

Project 067: Strengthening CBRN waste management capabilities in South-East and Eastern European countries


All beneficiary countries are concerned to different extents by safety, security and environmentally sound handling and disposal of hazardous CBRN waste materials and remediation of contaminated locations.

The partner countries in the SEEE region are very much aware of the problem with chemical, biological and radioactive/nuclear waste management and practical measures with CBRN waste disposal. A number of CoE partner countries have developed activities addressing this concern at national level or with collaboration with international organisations.

The improvement is expected in CBRN WM with support of EU legislation, regulations, good practices and technologies. Also horizontal cooperation among services at national as well as international levels CBRN WM can be improved.


Strengthen and harmonize regulatory framework of CBRN Waste Management (WM) capabilities in the SEEE region. Improve legal framework, regulations and good practices for CBRN WM. Establish sustainable national training program for competencies on CBRN Waste Management. Enhance technical capabilities of CBRN WM effectiveness.

CBRN areas
Bio-safety/bio-securityProtection of material/facilitiesPublic and infrastructure protectionPublic health impact mitigationSafety and securityTransit and trans-shipment controlWaste management
CBRN categories
CoE Region
SEEE - South East and Eastern Europe



European Commission

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)



Jadrová a vyraďovacia spoločnosť, A.S (Nuclear and Decommissioning Company) (JAVYS)


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.