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