Funded by the European Union
IDENTIFICATION AND STRENGTHENING OF FORENSIC CAPACITIES IN THE AREA OF PREVENTION OF ORGANIZED CRIME AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING OF CHEMICAL AGENTS, INCLUDING TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT FOR FRONTLINE CUSTOMS OFFICERS
The project is part of the European Union (EU) Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Centres of Excellence (CoE) Risk Mitigation Initiative (EU CBRN CoE) aiming at mitigating CBRN risks of criminal, accidental or natural origin by promoting cooperation and improving coordination and preparedness at national and regional levels.
The project in the area of organized crime and illicit trafficking of chemical agents is implemented by the Consortium of the Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry (IPO) and Hotzone Solutions (HZS).
Beneficiary countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia
- Equipment selection and purchase
- Training of leaders in chemical agent analytical and detection techniques
- Training of beneficiary country line officers at the equipment usage
- Technical visits in European relevant leading organizations.
Project budget: 640 000 Euro
Timeframe: beginning of 2013 to the end of 2014
Zbigniew Krasnodębski - the Project Manager
Maciej Śliwakowski – analytical chemist and equipment specialist
Leszek Konopski – analytical chemist
The EU CBRN CoE Initiative is jointly implemented by the EU Directorate General (DG) Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid (DEVCO), the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). The EU CBRN CoE is developed by the European Union through the EU Instrument for Stability with a budget of 95 million Euros for 2009 – 2013. The Initiative involves 8 regions of the world and 40 partner countries.
For more information:Website of DG Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid – Instrument for Stability
with the support of
Action implemented by:
Institute of Industrial