ANNOUNCEMENT: The second EU CBRN CoE Project 53 Regional Meeting will take place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan 2 – 3 November 2017

Friday September 15th, 2017

    Regional Meeting   “STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND PROVISION OF SPECIALIZED TRAINING ON BIO-SAFETY AND BIO-SECURITY IN CENTRAL ASIAN COUNTRIES (EU CBRN CoE Project 53)”   2 – 3 November 2017, Tashkent, Uzbekistan   ANNOUNCEMENT: The second EU CBRN CoE Project 53 Regional Meeting will take place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan 2 – 3 November 2017.   The event is meant to strengthen regional cooperation on biosafety and biosecurity issues among Project 53 (P53) partner countries. Delegates from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan together with EU Team of Experts, EU officials, ISTC and representatives of international organizations  will discuss progress of P53 and future activities.   For further information please contact: Project53@istc.int
A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off for Mongolia

Wednesday February 15th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off for Mongolia   On 26 – 27 January 2017 the Mongolian national kick-off meeting of a EU-funded project worth 5 million euros was successfully conducted in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The event was co-organized by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), the EU Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (CBRN CoE) and Mongolian Governmental partners. The meeting was opened by Mr. Ts. Batbayar, Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Ms. D. Gerelmaa, Deputy Director General of the Multilateral Cooperation Department of the Minsitry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. M. Ferri, EU Delegation to China and Mongolia, Mr. Christian Seiffert, Embassy of Germany to Mongolia, Ms. F. Fert, UNICRI, Mr. Visser, P53-project manager, ISTC and Ms. S. Satabayeva, team leader of the EU team of experts. The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s International Health…
Newly EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off regionally in Central Asia

Wednesday February 15th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE Newly EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off regionally in Central Asia   On 2 – 3 February 2017 the regional kick-off meeting of the EU-funded CBRN Centres of Excellence project 53 (P53), worth 5 million euros, was conducted in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. The event was co-organized by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) and the EU Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (CBRN CoE). The meeting aim was to provide a platform to discuss regional aspects of P53 by experts from the participating countries: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Republic of Tajikistan, and Republic of Uzbekistan. In addition to representatives from participating countries, European Union, UNICRI, ISTC and the EU team of Experts, there were representatives from World Health Organization, International Federation of Biosafety Organizations, and the US Center of Disease Control The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s…
A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity meeting for Kazakhstan

Wednesday February 15th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity meeting for Kazakhstan   On 30 January 2017, an informative meeting of a EU-funded project worth 5 million euros was successfully conducted in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan. The event was organized by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) with the aim to invite Republic of Kazakhstan to join the implementation of the project. The meeting was opened by Mr. A. Turebaev, Deputy Executive Director, and Mr. Visser, P53-project manager, both from the ISTC and Ms. S. Satabayeva, team leader of the EU team of experts. The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s International Health Regulation (WHO IHR), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and Codex Alimentarius food safety laws. Furthermore, P53 aims to assist raising local bio-safety and bio-security training to international standards, while stimulating regional cooperation on relevant issues. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry…
A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off in Tashkent.

Friday February 10th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off in Tashkent.   On 22-23 September 2016 the Uzbek national kick-off meeting of a EU-funded project worth 5 million euros was successfully conducted in Tashkent. The event was co-organized by the implementer ISTC, the EU Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (CBRN CoE) and Uzbek Governmental partners. The meeting was opened by Mr. Gulyamov, head of the State Inspection Sanoatgeokontekhnazorat, Mr. Mic EU Delegation representative, and Mr. Visser, P53-project manager, ISTC. The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help the participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s International Health Regulation (WHO IHR), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and Codex Alimentarius food safety laws.  Furthermore, P53 aims to assist raising local bio-safety and bio-security training to international standards, while stimulating regional cooperation on relevant issues. The meeting was attended by representatives of the State Inspection Sanoatgeokontekhnazorat, the Ministry of Health, and other relevant agencies…
A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off for Tajikistan.

Friday February 10th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off for Tajikistan.   On 28-29 September 2016 the Tajik national kick-off meeting of a EU-funded project worth 5 million euros was successfully conducted in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The event was co-organized by the implementer ISTC, the EU Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (CBRN CoE) and Tajik Governmental partners. The meeting was opened by Dr. Sufiev, head of section Licensing and Control of the Agency for Nuclear and Radiation Safety at the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Madalinski, EU Delegation representative, and Mr. Visser, P53-project manager, ISTC. The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help the participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s International Health Regulation (WHO IHR), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and Codex Alimentarius food safety laws.  Furthermore, P53 aims to assist raising local bio-safety and bio-security training to international standards, while stimulating regional cooperation on relevant issues.…
A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off in Bishkek.

Friday February 10th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off in Bishkek.   On 19-20 September 2016 the Kyrgyz national kick-off meeting of a EU-funded project worth 5 million euros was successfully conducted in Bishkek. The event was co-organized by the implementer ISTC, the EU Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (CBRN CoE) and Kyrgyz Governmental partners. The meeting was opened by Mr. Tolongutov, Director of the Center of State Regulation of the Environment Protection and Safety, Mrs. Riva,  DG DEVCO representative, and Mr. Visser, P53-project manager, ISTC. The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help the participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s International Health Regulation (WHO IHR), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and Codex Alimentarius food safety laws.  Furthermore, P53 aims to assist raising local bio-safety and bio-security training to international standards, while stimulating regional cooperation on relevant issues. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Health, the…
A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off for Afghanistan.

Friday February 10th, 2017

Funded by the EU   PRESS RELEASE A new EU-funded project on biosafety and biosecurity kicks-off for Afghanistan.   On 26-27 September 2016 the Afghan national kick-off meeting of a EU-funded project worth 5 million euros was successfully conducted in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The event was co-organized by the implementer ISTC, the EU Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence Initiative (CBRN CoE) and Afghan Governmental partners. The meeting was opened by Dr. Noormal, Director General of the Afghanistan National Public Health Institute (ANPHI), Mr. Madalinski, EU Delegation representative, and Mr. Visser, P53-project manager, ISTC. The objective of this project, denominated P53, is to provide specialized training on bio-safety and bio-security in Central Asian countries and to strengthen the relevant national legal framework. In this respect, it will help the participating countries to fulfil their international obligations to harmonize national bio-safety and bio-security legal frameworks with the World Health Organisation’s International Health Regulation (WHO IHR), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and Codex Alimentarius food safety laws.  Furthermore, P53 aims to assist raising local bio-safety and bio-security training to international standards, while stimulating regional cooperation on relevant issues. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of…