CBRN CoE Project 34 - Strengthening Capacities in CBRN event response and related Medical Emergency response under strengthened CBRN event preparedness

Contracting Party: European Commission - Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation – Europe Aid

Period: 2014-2017

URL: www.formit.org/storico/cbrn-project34


CBRN CoE Project 34 "Strengthening capacities in CBRN event response and related medical emergency response under strengthened CBRN event preparedness" represents example of importance about international cooperation to fight against CBRN risks. The project aims to elaborate a series of enhancements in CBRN risk mitigation in the partner’s countries in the Middle East (Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon) by the means of the execution of targeted work packages to address certain national needs.
Project 34 main activities are:

  • Knowledge development and transfer of best practice on inter-agency CBRN response (WP1)
  • Awareness, risk assessment, import/export monitoring and management of hazardous chemical agents, their precursors and chemical weapons (WP2)
  • Capacity building of national HAZMAT teams in emergency preparedness and response to CBRN incidents (WP3)
  • Strengthening capacities of the emergency medical service (EMS) in preparedness and response to CBRN incidents (WP4)
  • Enhancing on-site chemical agent (hazardous chemical agents, their precursors and chemical weapons) detection, sampling, sample handling and analysis capabilities (WP5)

FORMIT participates in Project 34 together with the Military Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology – MIHE (Poland) acting as project leader, with the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies - FIIAPP (Spain), the Insubria Center on International Security - ICIS (Italy), the Military Institute of Chemistry and Radiometry - MICHR (Poland).


CBRN CoE logo The EU CBRN Risk Mitigation CoE Initiative is implemented jointly by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). Overall coordination of the Initiative is carried out by representatives from both the JRC and UNICRI in close cooperation with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Development and Cooperation - EuropeAid (DG DEVCO) acting as the Initiative's Decision Making Body and the European External Action Service (EEAS).