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Title: Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program: Biological Weapons Proliferation Prevention (BWPP) Program
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: National Academy of Sciences, United States Department of Defense
Unique Project Code: 20141
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe
Start Date: 1997
Project Description: The program's cooperative biological research projects with former Soviet biological weapons (BW) scientists helped prevent proliferation of (biological weapons) BW expertise, science, and technology to countries of proliferation concern and terrorist groups. These projects also helped increase transparency at former Soviet BW facilities, steer former-Soviet weapons scientists away from BW-related projects, redirect research priorities and projects at former-Soviet biological research and production centers to focus on peaceful purposes, and employ former-Soviet BW scientists and technical experts in research useful to the U.S. biodefense research program.
Description of Activities: Other
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF)
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: National Science Foundation (NSF), United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 20140
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe
Start Date: 1995
Project Description: This program helps achieve United States nonproliferation objectives by supporting former-Soviet weapons scientists in exclusively civilian research and development (R&D) through collaborations with United States scientists and engineers that increase their opportunities for obtaining sustainable jobs in the civilian R&D sector in Russia and other former Soviet states. This program also provides funding support for civilian R&D groups and institutions to help ensure that there will be a civilian science sector in former Soviet states into which former weapons scientists can transition.
Project Budget: $142,340,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Project 14: Provision of Specialised and Technical Training to Enhance the First Response Capabilities (CBRN FRstCap)
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: European Union CBRN Centre-Umea
Unique Project Code: 30098
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Country: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine
Region: Central Asia, Europe
Start Date: 2013
Project Description: This project established a process to manage the post-incident phase of a CBRN event, provided specific training to enhance first responders capabilities, and established clear mechanisms that identified different categories of actors and tasks while complying with relevant laws and regulations.
Project Budget: €400,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Project 12: Reinforcement of Legislations and Regulations in the Field of Biosafety, Biosecurity and Laboratory Management Systems in Southeast Asia: Phase 2
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: Expertise France (AFETI)
Unique Project Code: 30099
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Country: Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam
Region: Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2013
Project Description: This project reinforced national regulations in the field of biosafety and biosecurity to enhance management practices in laboratories to meet the 2005 International Health Regulations.
Project Budget: €320,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: Project 64: European Union Peer-to-Peer Export Control Programme for Dual-Use Goods 2017
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: Expertise France (AFETI)
Unique Project Code: 30096
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Country: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Iran, Kosovo, Montenegro, Morocco, Serbia, Tunisia, Ukraine
Region: Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, Northern Africa
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The aim of this project is to contribute to the creation, consolidation or updating of effective strategic trade control systems for dual-use goods in partner countries by continuing to offer them a long-term perspective for cooperation and mutual economic benefits of export control standardisation.
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Project 65: Strengthening Chemical and Biological Waste Management in Central Asian Countries for Improved Security and Safety Risk Mitigation
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: Military Institute of Chemistry and Radiometry of Poland (MICHR)
Unique Project Code: 30095
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Country: Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The objective of the project is to strengthen existing chemical and biological waste management capabilities to ensure safe and secure collection, transportation, separation, processing, storage, disposal and inventory of hazardous chemical/biological (CB) waste originated by local industry (CB waste producers and CB waste management facilities), trade, agriculture, health care and past practices (dumping sites, historical industrial sites, former military bases etc.), as well as a consequence of emergency.
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Emergency Preparedness/Response
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Minimizing Risks on Public Health and Dangers Arising from Biological Threats Through Crimean-Congo-Haemorrhagic Fever and Rift Valley Fever
Donor/Funding Partner: Germany
Implementing Partner: Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute for Animal Health
Unique Project Code: 30094
Type of Partner: State
Country: Mauretania, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Egypt, Pakistan
Region: Middle East, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Western Africa
Start Date: 2013
Project Description: This project consists of three initiatives: 1) minimize risks on public health and dangers arising from biological threats through Crimean-Congo-Haemorrhagic fever and Rift Valley fever in Mauritania, Cameroon, and Sierra Leon; 2) establish a laboratory network in Pakistan; and 3) strengthen biosecurity cooperation with Egypt. These initiatives focus on surveillance, diagnostics and good laboratory practice. They include training, seminars and lectures on epidemiology, diagnostic techniques, and biosafety and biosecurity for scientists. Additionally, these initiatives work to collect and examine samples with new laboratory equipment and to install a network of institutes and laboratories in order to strengthen the diagnostic capacities and the sustainability of the of these initiatives.
Project Budget: €1,562,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Technical Training, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Active
Title: Global Prevention and Control of Select Agent Brucella Species
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: 10+ Implementing Partners
Unique Project Code: 30093
Type of Partner: State
Country: Cameroon, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan
Region: Eastern Africa, Middle East, Middle Africa
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project seeks to build country capacity for: estimating disease burden in both humans and animals, describing important risk factors associated with disease transmission, and implementing prevention and control measures like laboratory surveillance and vaccine implementation. Additionally, this project will: 1) develop standard operating procedures and guidelines for appropriate livestock surveillance and safe sample collection, transportation and storage for Brucella specimens; 2) training of animal laboratories on biosafety and biosecurity when working with Brucella species, molecular diagnostic techniques, and sub-typing of circulating Brucella species from animal specimens; 4) counsel public health agencies on developing clinical treatment guidelines for human brucellosis infection, and assist in educating clinicians on appropriate diagnostic practices; and 5) conduct in-country assessments to determine national-level laboratory capacity and infrastructure, including biosafety and biosecurity, for brucellosis animal testing.
Project Budget: $500,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Active
Title: Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP): National-Level Regulatory Frameworks
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: 10+ Implementing Partners
Unique Project Code: 30092
Type of Partner: State
Country: Cambodia, Iraq, Kenya, Laos, The Philippines, Senegal, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Western Africa
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) supported biosafety and biosecurity legislative framework development in partner countries. Support included working with partners to develop appropriate legislation to address Especially Dangerous Pathogens and biosafety regulations for public health laboratories at national and provincial laboratories.
Project Budget: $5,770,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: Enhancing Sustainable Biosafety, Biosecurity and Biorisk Management
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA)
Unique Project Code: 30090
Type of Partner: State
Country: Mali, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, The Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Brunei, Laos, Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Region: Middle East, Northern Africa, Southeast Asia, Western Africa
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The project supports the development of national biosafety and biosecurity implementation measures in Mali; strengthens biological risk management across West Africa/ MENA; and advances sustainable biosafety and biosecurity in the ASEAN region.
Project Budget: C$875,664
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Active
Title: Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP): Reporting and Communications
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: 10+ Implementing Partners
Unique Project Code: 30089
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Iraq, Jordan, Malaysia, The Philippines, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe, Middle Africa, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) supported projects that increased partner capacity and communicated and reported especially dangerous pathogens. Support included: development, installation and training on electronic reporting systems; training on multi-sectoral communications; and constructing and equipping health emergency operations centers. 
Project Budget: $15,800,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP): Laboratory Diagnostics
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: 10+ Implementing Partners
Unique Project Code: 30088
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea Bissau, India, Iraq, Jordan, Laos, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, The Philippines, Sierra Leone, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Region: Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Europe, Middle East, Middle Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Western Africa
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The Biological Threat Reduction Program's (BTRP) support included: laboratory diagnostics training on especially dangerous pathogens; laboratory construction; laboratory modernization to include facility improvements and procurement of laboratory equipment and consumables; laboratory quality management systems; and laboratory information management systems. The program also supported National Public Health Laboratory Systems Laboratory Mapping projects in partner countries.
Project Budget: $42,500,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP): Facility-Level Biorisk Management Systems and Training
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: 10+ Implementing Partners
Unique Project Code: 30087
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea Bissau, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Region: Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Europe, Middle East, Middle Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, Western Africa
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) supported biosafety and biorisk management training and technical assistance. It also procured Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and biosafety equipment and supported biosafety laboratory upgrades and construction for partner countries.
Project Budget: $42,500,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 Assistance Support Initiative (ASI)
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, The Henry L. Stimson Center
Unique Project Code: 30085
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The Assistance Support Initiative (ASI) aims to help States build their capacity to make more effective UNSCR 1540-related assistance requests by creating this public, searchable database of relevant assistance programs and projects. This database serves as a single source of valuable information for States interested in obtaining assistance on the projects/programs offered by States, international government organizations, and non-governmental entities. In addition to program and project descriptions, the data provides points of contact for each program to facilitate stronger connections between assistance providers and those in need of assistance.
Project Budget: $560,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program – Countering DPRK Proliferation
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30084
Type of Partner: State
Region: Eastern Africa, Oceania, Southern Africa
Project Description: The United States Department of State's Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program is working to counter the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) proliferation activities by building partner capacity to enforce United States and UN Security Council sanctions; devise strategic trade control frameworks; educate industry on compliance obligations; and strengthen enforcement at key land, maritime, and air ports of entry. This is being accomplished by: 1) assisting governments with creating legal and regulatory strategic trade controls frameworks to equip them with the necessary domestic authorities to interdict activities of DPRK proliferation concern; 2) enhancing the capability of licensing, customs, and other enforcement officials to screen parties to trade transactions against DPRK sanctions lists; 3) conducting a series of scenario-based exercises in 2019 to identify any gaps in the policies and procedures that partner countries have in place to counter the transit and transshipment of controlled commodities and materials; and 4) conducting industry outreach with exporters, brokers, and freight-forwarders to raise awareness of DPRK sanctions and facilitate industry compliance.
Project Budget: $7,000,000
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Technical Training, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Capacity Building
Donor/Funding Partner: France
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30083
Type of Partner: State
Region: Africa, Middle East, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: France provided trainings in partner countries or hosted trainees in French chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) training centers to increase local capacities to face CBRN accidents or CBRN terrorism threats.
Project Budget: €150,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Emergency Preparedness/Response
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Security of Radioactive Sources
Donor/Funding Partner: France
Implementing Partner: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30082
Type of Partner: State
Country: Indonesia, Malaysia
Region: Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: In the framework of its support plan to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), France supports projects to secure or repatriate disused radioactive sources in countries that requested support from the IAEA. 6 French experts also carried out a 5-day mission in Indonesia to evaluate options to secure disused radioactive sources. A similar mission happened for Malaysia.
Project Budget: €580,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Other
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Radiological
Status: Active
Title: Extra-Budgetary Contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unique Project Code: 30081
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Sweden provided regular un-earmarked funds to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund.
Project Budget: €190,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Extra-Budgetary Contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for Verification Tasks Connected to the JCPOA and UN Security Council Resolution 2231
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unique Project Code: 30080
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Sweden provided the IAEA Nuclear Security Fund with un-earmarked funds to the voluntary fund for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action verification.
Project Budget: €285,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Extra-Budgetary Contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for Preparedness for Verification Tasks in the DPRK
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unique Project Code: 30079
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The contribution may be used to ensure the International Atomic Energy Agency's readiness to assume tasks related to the future verification of the Democratic Republic People's Republic of Korea's nuclear program.
Project Budget: €285,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program: Global Nuclear Security (GNS) – Engagement Activities
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30078
Type of Partner: State
Country: India, Egypt, South Africa, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Libya
Region: Global, Middle East, Northern Africa, South Asia, Southern Africa
Start Date: 2011
Project Description: The United States Department of State's Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) partners with nuclear scientists, technicians, and engineers, security personnel, institutional trainers, and technical organization decision-makers to promote technical cooperation and enhance nuclear security best practices in insider threat mitigation, nuclear security culture, and countering violent extremism in the nuclear sector.
Project Budget: $2,500,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program: Countering Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Missile and Nuclear Program
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30077
Type of Partner: State
Region: Africa, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Global, Middle East, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The United States Department of State's Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction builds capacity in partner countries to counter Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) proliferation activities and implement the relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions. This engagement is global in scope, but the focus is on states that have trade relations with the DPRK or may be a hub for shipping goods to or from the DPRK. Program activities include: 1) strengthening shipping sector programs and processes against DPRK abuse; 2) countering DPRK proliferation financing; 3) implementing sectoral sanctions; 4) counter DPRK cyber operations; 5) reducing bilateral ties; and 6) generating actionable information from open sources.
Project Budget: $13,000,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Border/Export Control
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Global Threat Reduction Programme (GTRP)
Donor/Funding Partner: United Kingdom
Implementing Partner: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United States Department of State, United States National Nuclear Security Administration
Unique Project Code: 30076
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Project Description: The Global Threat Reduction Programme (GTRP) seeks to: 1) secure fissile material and highly radioactive sources to prevent their acquisition and use by terrorists; 2) embed effective security culture at all levels in nuclear and radiological enterprises globally, and ensure that countries new to civil nuclear power have the right security culture from the start; 3) prevent the spread of nuclear proliferation-related knowledge and skills to terrorists and states of concern; 4) improve border detection and security to help prevent the illicit trafficking of nuclear and radioactive material; 5) enable states to coordinate nuclear security effectively across relevant agencies; and 6) support international organisations to improve the delivery of nuclear and radiological security projects.
Project Budget: £7,000,000 per year
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Border/Export Control, Technical Training, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: International School on Nuclear Security
Donor/Funding Partner: Italy
Implementing Partner: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30075
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The International School on Nuclear Security is designed for young professionals from developing countries that are working at relevant institutions in their home country. The school contributes to the development of a cadre professionals in the national framework governing nuclear safety and security.
Project Budget: €90,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Support to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for Advisory Services
Donor/Funding Partner: France
Implementing Partner: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30074
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This support consisted of funding for the International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission in France in 2018 and for French experts to participate in IPPAS missions.
Project Budget: €72,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Improving Radiological Source Security Phase I: Defining Baselines, Building Strategies, and Establishing Proactive Networks
Donor/Funding Partner: Finland
Implementing Partner: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, The Henry L. Stimson Center
Unique Project Code: 30073
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: A study and global outreach project that created: a comprehensive database on laws and regulations of UN Members States that addressed security of radioactive sources, which included measures that criminalized illicit behavior, and a database of laws and regulations related to controlling imports and exports of radioactive sources. Both databases included measures that criminalized illicit behavior. This project also developed actionable recommendations that advanced source security and identified partners for a global network that worked on nuclear security law.
Project Budget: €100,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Network Development/Outreach, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Radiological
Status: Completed
Title: Enhancing the Security of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Information Systems
Donor/Funding Partner: France
Implementing Partner: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30072
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: France provides financial support to the International Atomic Energy Agency to implement its Medium Term Strategy Business Technology Strategic Plan, in particular for projects aimed at enhancing information technology risk management and information security and avoiding any leak of sensitive information that could compromise nuclear security.
Project Budget: €300,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Strengthening Legal Frameworks Phase II
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Unique Project Code: 30071
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will help strengthen the global fight against CBRN terrorism by raising awareness and promoting ratification and implementation of international legal frameworks related to nuclear security. This will be done by addressing the need for: 1) universalization of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (ICSANT), the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM), and its Amendment (CPPNM/A); 2) adequate incorporation of their criminalization requirements into national legislation; and 3) capacity building of criminal justice officials and other relevant stakeholders on their implementation.
Project Budget: C$1,588,415
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Detection and Response Training
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: Civilian Research Development Foundation (CRDF Global), Response Systems International (RSI), United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 20139
Type of Partner: State
Country: Iraq
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project provided a ten-day training for Iraqi security forces in Baghdad, Iraq. Experts in CBRN prevention and response shared best practices and concepts to guide use of personal protective equipment, detection of chemical and biological materials, and first aid for CBRN casualties, in order to enhance Iraqi security forces' ability to continue to operate in areas where CBRN materials are present or may be used.
Project Budget: $500,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Emergency Preparedness/Response, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program – Countering Iran, Syrian Chemical Weapons, ISIS, and Violent Extremist Organizations
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 20138
Type of Partner: State
Country: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Tunisia, Yemen, United Arab Emirates
Region: Middle East, Northern Africa
Project Description: The United States Department of State's Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program is working to defeat ISIS and violent extremists, deny the Syrian regime access to sensitive technologies and materials, counter Iran’s malign influence, and disrupt the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) proliferation activities. This is being accomplished by: 1) developing legal and regulatory frameworks for strategic trade controls in Morocco, Tunisia, and Oman focused on educating partners on DPRK and Iranian sanctions compliance issues and working with the government of Jordan on regulatory reform initiatives to impede the Assad regime’s access to chemical weapons (CW) precursor materials; 2) working with Jordan and Lebanon to develop mechanisms to ensure they can adequately track illicit materials as they transit and exit their territories; 3) working with frontline enforcement officers, providing C-IED training to Libyan and Egyptian officials, land border security training across the region, advanced frontier border security training to Iraqi, Jordanian, Lebanese and Yemeni security officials, and air border security training to Iraqi, Jordanian, Libyan and Egyptian partners to mitigate threats posed by ISIS and other violent extremist organizations, including detecting and defeating threats to rail, bus and other soft targets; and 4) assisting industry partners in Morocco, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman to understand national and international strategic trade control obligations and various sanctions.
Project Budget: $12,700,000
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Supporting Implementation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Code of Conduct on Safety and Security of Radiological Sources
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30070
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will support three international meetings of legal and technical experts on implementation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s Code of Conduct dealing with the safety and security of radioactive sources. These meetings will be held at the IAEA in Vienna in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Project Budget: C$699,780
Description of Activities: Funds, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Radiological
Status: Active
Title: Support for International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)’s Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Unit
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
Unique Project Code: 30069
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will provide funding over a three-year period to INTERPOL's Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Unit to help support the implementation of nuclear security projects, and to help maintain an effective INTERPOL presence in the Global Partnership Working Group, the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism, and other key multilateral organizations.
Project Budget: C$5,000,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Support for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Monitoring and Verification Activities in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30068
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project provides the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with grant funds to undertake nuclear monitoring and verification activities in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Project Budget: C$2,000,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Outreach and Support for the Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty Expert Preparatory Group
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: British American Security Information Council (BASIC), Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 30067
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will support: 1) research to critically assess the successes and failures of the step-by-step approach to nuclear disarmament (including an Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty); 2) produce a 20-page report based on the outcomes of this research; 3) produce a briefing paper on the report; and 4) hold briefings in five cities on the report.
Project Budget: C$21,309
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP) – Middle East
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States National Nuclear Security Administration
Unique Project Code: 20137
Type of Partner: State
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: INSEP projects worked to: 1) build capacity within the State System of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Materials to implement IAEA safeguards agreements; 2) improve reporting under and promote implementation of the Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol; 3) provide training and assistance to address facility-specific safeguards challenges; and 4) encourage further cooperation with the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration on safeguards issues.
Project Budget: $279,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Support to the Jordanian Gendarmerie for Research Reactor Security
Donor/Funding Partner: France
Implementing Partner: French National Gendarmerie
Unique Project Code: 20136
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: This project enhances capacities of forces in charge of the security of the Jordanian Research and Training Reactor (JRTR). The CBRN unit of the French Gendarmerie Nationale provided assistance to the Jordanian gendarmerie unit and organized four trainings in 2017 and 2018 in Jordan. Jordanian officers were also invited to a visit in France for further exchanges in 2018. Two more trainings are envisaged in Jordan for 2019.
Description of Activities: Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Open Source Research on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Weapons of Mass Destruction Production Capacity
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), Verification, Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC)
Unique Project Code: 30066
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project brings together the expertise of VERTIC, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) to conduct open source research into the DPRK's production capacity for weapons of mass destruction.
Project Budget: C$4,642,670
Description of Activities: Other
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Strengthening Radiological Security at Jordanian Border Crossings – Phase V
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC), Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 20135
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will deploy fixed radiation monitoring equipment at the Queen Alia International Airport and Amman Civil Airport in Jordan. Operational and maintenance training on the equipment will be delivered.
Project Budget: C$4,560,000
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Radiological
Status: Active
Title: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund – Security of Nuclear Materials & Facilities
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30065
Type of Partner: State
Country: Egypt, Lebanon
Region: Africa, Caribbean, Central America, Middle East, South America
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: Funds will be directed to the Nuclear Security of Materials and Facilities Section of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Nuclear Security division to: (1) build nuclear security regulatory infrastructure throughout Africa; (2) upgrade physical protection of a nuclear facility in Egypt; (3) convene 6 workshops on threat assessment for nuclear facilities in Latin America; (4) provide training for Latin American states on radiological material management; and (5) remove Canadian-origin disused sealed radioactive sources from Lebanon.
Project Budget: C$3,160,780
Description of Activities: Funds, Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Conference/Workshop, Technical Training, Other
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Support to Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) States Parties and Regional Authorities for the Implementation of Assistance & Protection Under Article X of the CWC
Donor/Funding Partner: United Kingdom
Implementing Partner: Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Authority (CDEMA), East Africa Community (EAC), Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), United Kingdom Ministry of Defence
Unique Project Code: 30034
Type of Partner: State
Region: Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2014
Project Description: The United Kingdom has worked closely with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Technical Secretariat to build capacity in Chemical Weapons Convention State Parties to respond in the event of use or threat of use of chemical weapons or the misuse of toxic industrial chemicals. This support has included training on assistance and co-ordination of emergency multi-lateral response, risk and response planning and the development of formal and informal regional response networks and plans. This support also includes running table top exercises to train effective response. In some instances, this training is accompanied with equipment and specialist evaluation of activities.
Project Budget: £100,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Emergency Preparedness/Response, Technical Training, Network Development/Outreach, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Nuclear Security Engagement
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: Civil Defense Directorate, Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC), General Directorate of Gendarmerie (GDG), Global Affairs Canada, Jordan Armed Forces (JAF), Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Jordan Public Security Directorate (PSD), United States Department of Defense
Unique Project Code: 20134
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: This project is providing education, training, equipment, and exercise activities to develop the Jordanian Counter Nuclear Smuggling Team and enhance security for the Jordan Research and Training Reactor’s Gendarmerie guard force. These activities will support Jordan’s overall nuclear response architecture and enable long-term sustainment.
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund – Program Development and International Cooperation Division
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30064
Type of Partner: State
Region: Africa, Central America, Central Asia, North America, South America, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: Funds will be directed to the Program Development and International Cooperation Section of the IAEA’s Nuclear Security division to provide training, equipment, expert advice, and other support to Nuclear Security Support Centres in many regions, including Latin America, Africa, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia.
Project Budget: C$850,222
Description of Activities: Funds, Technical Training, Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Establishing a Counter Nuclear Smuggling Training Centre in Jordan
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC), European Commission, Global Affairs Canada, United States
Unique Project Code: 20133
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: This project established a regional training centre in Jordan for the prevention of illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radiological materials.
Project Budget: C$571,628
Description of Activities: Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) Emergency Operations Centre
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC), Global Affairs Canada, United States Department of Defense
Unique Project Code: 20132
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will help operationalize a nuclear security emergency response centre at the headquarters of the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) in Amman, Jordan.
Project Budget: C$500,000
Description of Activities: Emergency Preparedness/Response, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund – Information Management/Coordinated Research Project
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30063
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: Funding to the Information Management/Coordinated Research Project (INMA/CRP) will support the implementation of three research grants (and related experts meetings) with the objective of providing support for research activities that aim to improve computer security capabilities at nuclear facilities.
Project Budget: C$943,740
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Support for Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Missions in Syria
Donor/Funding Partner: United Kingdom
Implementing Partner: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Unique Project Code: 20131
Type of Partner: State
Country: Syria
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2014
Project Description: Contribution supports the work of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) missions in Syria.
Project Budget: £150,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Chemical Weapons Threat Reduction and Emergency Incident Preparedness for Syrian Civilian Medical Personnel and First Responders
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 20130
Type of Partner: State
Country: Syria
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: In partnership with United States and Europe-based chemical detection and first response subject matter experts, the United States is conducting a chemical threat reduction training and equipment provision program to strengthen the capabilities of civilian first responders in northwest Syria. Specific project activities and capacity building objectives include: 1) providing personal protective equipment (PPE), chemical detection gear, medical countermeasures, and sampling supplies to Syrian civilian beneficiaries to help them identify, mitigate, and document potential chemical weapons attacks in Syria in accordance with international standards; 2) conducting related training on chemical weapon detection equipment, clinical protocols, and crisis management for civilian beneficiaries enabling them to mitigate the effects of chemical weapon attacks on the communities they serve; 3) building beneficiary capabilities to collect, preserve, and ensure proper chain-of-custody of both environmental and biomedical samples to confirm potential chemical weapon attacks and hold perpetrators accountable through international attribution efforts.
Project Budget: $15,300,000
Description of Activities: Emergency Preparedness/Response, Technical Training, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Support to Jordan to Mitigate Chemical Weapons Threats
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 20129
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2013
Project Description: This project provided equipment, infrastructure, training and related support to assist Jordan to guard against potential chemical weapons incidents arising from Syria and the Daesh.
Project Budget: C$15,520,000
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Completed
Title: Enhancing Chemical Security for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: International Centre for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS), United States Department of Defense
Unique Project Code: 20128
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will conduct a series of chemical security seminars and assist Jordan stakeholders to conduct a gap analysis. The gap analysis will provide an overview of the state of the chemical sector, identify the most pressing issues, recommendations for future activities, and build a future roadmap in a form of chemical safety and security confidence building measures for the Jordan and the Middle East.
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Information Sharing and Capacity Building to Enhance UN Sanctions on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Proliferation Activities
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Civilian Research Development Foundation (CRDF Global), Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 30061
Type of Partner: State
Region: Caribbean, East Asia, Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will help build regional and international capacity to implement UN Security Council sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s proliferation activities. These activities include: 1) training for private sector entities (e.g. banks) in China on risk management; 2) deploying open source monitoring and reporting on DPRK sanction evasion to the private sector; 3) translation of UN Security Council training materials into French; 4) training on DPRK sanctions implementation for legal experts in the Caribbean; and 5) training on best practices to prevent sanctions evasion by the DPRK for ship registry officials in the Pacific.
Project Budget: C$953,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund – Nuclear Security of Material Outside of Regulatory Control
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30060
Type of Partner: State
Region: Caribbean, Central America, Global, South America
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: Funding to the Material Outside of Regulatory Control section of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s Nuclear Security division will be used to: 1) support the development of nuclear security response capabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean; 2) convene radiological crime scene management workshops in ten countries across many regions; and 3) purchase equipment for the IAEA to deploy at the request of Member States to secure major public events (e.g. Olympic games, global conferences etc.).
Project Budget: C$2,224,530
Description of Activities: Funds, Emergency Preparedness/Response, Conference/Workshop, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Disrupting Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Illicit Shipping Activities Through Actionable Open Source Intelligence
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)
Unique Project Code: 30059
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The project will address the absence of robust, actionable, open-source information on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's efforts to evade UN sanctions on its proliferation activities.
Project Budget: C$2,089,325
Description of Activities: Other
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Iraqi First Responder Train and Equip Efforts to Mitigate Chemical Weapons Threats
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 20127
Type of Partner: State
Country: Iraq
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2013
Project Description: This project strengthened the capacity of Iraqi first responders to rapidly detect the use of chemical weapons (CW), don personal protective equipment (PPE), sample contaminated materials, and decontaminate affected areas/personnel through: 1) procurement of specialized PPE to include M40 masks, JSLIST suits, gloves, boots, and canisters for the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Services and Ministry of Defense for use in counter-ISIS operations; 2) procurement of specialized equipment for the Iraqi Civil Defense CBRN Teams to efficiently sample CW material used on the battlefield and prepare for expedient transport for analysis; 3) procurement of advanced CW detection training equipment for use by Iraqi Security Forces; 4) CW incident command training to exercise and build upon Iraqi Security Forces’ SOPs to detect the presence of CW, don PPE, and decontaminate during counter ISIS operations; and 5) specialized training for response to ISIS sabotage/arson attempts targeting industrial chemical facilities.
Project Budget: $15,500,000
Description of Activities: Emergency Preparedness/Response, Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Completed
Title: United Kingdom National Funding to Contribute to the Strengthening of the Chemical Weapons Convention
Donor/Funding Partner: United Kingdom
Implementing Partner: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Unique Project Code: 30051
Type of Partner: State
Region: Africa, Europe, Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This contribution is for strengthening the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). It includes support for: building of a new Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Laboratory in The Hague, a new Technical Secretariat Attribution function, new Laboratories in CWC States, and an increase in capacity building in Africa under Article X.
Project Budget: £1,000,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Chemical Process Industries
Donor/Funding Partner: Germany
Implementing Partner: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), University of Wuppertal
Unique Project Code: 30049
Type of Partner: State
Region: Africa, Asia, South America
Start Date: 2009
Project Description: A seminar/workshop series organised and conducted by the University of Wuppertal in cooperation with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on loss prevention and safety promotion in the chemical process industries. Intended for professionals and public servants working in the context of the chemical industry, the course aims to raise awareness for the necessities and benefits of safe chemical facilities and accordingly the required safety culture. The course contents are designed to illustrate the European Standards concerning chemical safety. Participants are meant to act as multipliers of the conveyed contents in their home countries.
Project Budget: €1,800,000
Description of Activities: Conference/Workshop, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Study of Relevant Lessons Learned From the Field of Nuclear Security of Relevance to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Assistance Activities in Chemical Security
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Verification, Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC)
Unique Project Code: 30048
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: In June 2018, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was tasked by the Conference of States Parties to identify ways to strengthen assistance in chemical security. In order to support this effort, Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) was asked to review the IAEA Nuclear Security Programme of Activities as well as principles applied to the security of radioactive sources. Additionally, this project made concrete proposals for how lessons learned from the IAEA could be applied to the work of the OPCW. The results were presented at a side-event during the Fourth Chemical Weapons Convention Review Conference.
Project Budget: €190,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Conference/Workshop
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Completed
Title: Extrabudgetary Contribution to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for Special Missions in Syria
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unique Project Code: 30047
Type of Partner: State
Country: Syria
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Contribution earmarked for fact-finding missions, Declaration Assessment Team and activities of the Attribution Team in Syria.
Project Budget: €190,000
Description of Activities: Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Support to Enhance Leadership Skills of Iraqi Women in the Area of Chemical Security
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Civilian Research Development Foundation (CRDF Global), Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 20126
Type of Partner: State
Country: Iraq
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: In response to serious threats posed by terrorist use of chemical weapons in and around Iraq, Canada is supporting CRDF Global to advance leadership skills for women through professional development courses and regional fellowships. This project will promote an inclusive culture of chemical security in Iraq by providing up to thirty qualified Iraqi women (from technical, research, policy, or educational backgrounds) with the requisite knowledge, skills, resources, and connections to lead chemical security initiatives and contribute to non-proliferation policy-making within their respective sectors.
Project Budget: C$332,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Support of Iraqi Officials to Enhance Their Chemical Incident Response Capabilities
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Civilian Research Development Foundation (CRDF Global), Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 20125
Type of Partner: State
Country: Iraq
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project aims to increase Iraqi incident prevention and response capacities by supporting the Government of Iraq to enhance interagency structures and coordination mechanisms, secure vulnerable chemicals in high risk facilities, and build training capacity to strengthen prevention and response capabilities (via training, workshops, roundtables / meetings and tabletop exercises). It will likewise enhance the security of “precursor” chemicals (i.e. chemicals that can be used to produce weapons), improve coordination with and capabilities of first responders, build the capacity of Iraqi academic, governmental, and professional bodies to conduct chemical security training (using local and regional resources) and promote chemical security culture and best practices.
Project Budget: C$782,000
Description of Activities: Emergency Preparedness/Response, Technical Training, Conference/Workshop, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Fact-Finding Missions (FFM) to Investigate Chemical Weapons (CW) Use in Syria
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Unique Project Code: 20124
Type of Partner: State
Country: Syria
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: This contribution supports the organisation's FFM investigations and the Declaration Assessment Team's activities in determining chemical weapons use in Syria. Additionally, the funding supported the initial planning phase for analytical upgrades to its Laboratory. Some of the activities supported: FFM and DAT deployments, verification activities, sample analysis and security measures, systems improvements (e.g. to the establishment of a new situation centre, training of personnel, and for the development of specifications for laboratory upgrade options.
Project Budget: C$2,500,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Veterinary Education Twinning between the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)
Donor/Funding Partner: United Kingdom, United States
Implementing Partner: Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Royal Veterinary College (RVC), United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Unique Project Code: 20123
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2015
Project Description: The objective of this project was to provide the region with a supply of well-qualified veterinary practitioners trained in a recognised international standard to raise standards of veterinary health care, including disease surveillance and control capabilities across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It sought to promote concepts of bio-threat awareness and reduction, and to spread a culture of ethical science by building improved capacity for biosecurity, modern diagnostics, and disease surveillance. It also enhanced the capability for research on endemic and emerging diseases.
Project Budget: £340,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: Global Congress on Chemical Security and Emerging Threats
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Global Affairs Canada, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), United States Department of Homeland Security
Unique Project Code: 30046
Type of Partner: State
Country: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, The Philippines, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This Global Congress convened a new community of experts working to counter the threat of chemical and explosive terrorism by non-state actors. This year’s Congress explored specialized case studies highlighting emerging trends in this domain, identified lessons learned and best practices relating to chemical incident attribution and response, and fostered a global network of chemical security experts who specialize in preventing, detecting, mitigating and responding to incidents of chemical and explosive terrorism. This community of experts consists of law enforcement agencies, national policymaking entities, international organizations, and chemical industry.
Project Budget: $100,000
Description of Activities: Conference/Workshop, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Enhancing Biosecurity Capacities in Jordan
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Middle East Scientific Institute for Security (MESIS), Public Health England (PHE), United Kingdom Ministry of Defence
Unique Project Code: 20122
Type of Partner: State
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project provided Jordan with equipment, supplies and training to make full and effective use of the mobile lab provided to JAF-RMS and the modular laboratory to the Ministry of Health to assist Jordan to guard against potential biological incidents arising from Syria and Daesh.
Project Budget: C$726,525
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Completed
Title: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Security Fund – Information Management Division
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30058
Type of Partner: State
Region: Caribbean, Central America, Global, South America, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: Funds will be directed to the Information Management Section (INMA) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s Nuclear Security division to: (1) provide computer security training in Latin America and Southeast Asia; and (2) convene regional meetings in Latin America and Southeast Asia to promote more active voluntary reporting to the IAEA’s Incident and Trafficking Database.
Project Budget: C$649,704
Description of Activities: Funds, Technical Training, Conference/Workshop, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Realization and Implementation of an Information System for Sanitary Monitoring in the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan – Iraq
Donor/Funding Partner: Italy
Implementing Partner: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Unique Project Code: 20121
Type of Partner: State
Country: Iraq
Region: Middle East
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The initiative aims at extending to the whole Iraqi Kurdistan Region the health information system set up in a recently concluded pilot project ('Realization and Implementation of an Information System for Sanitary Monitoring in the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan – Iraq', 2015). The information system will be able to collect, analyze, disseminate, and utilize data regarding disease occurrence, vaccinations, child-births and deaths. These data, registered in all the health centers and hospitals of the region, will be key for assessing the health status of the internal displaced persons and refugees, assessing the health needs and programming the health services. Training of local staff will be delivered to assure a proper management of the information system and decision making process, including post university education aimed at institutional building and project’s sustainability.
Project Budget: €1,605,601
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Biological
Status: Active
Title: Arms Control and Disarmament Verification Seminar
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Russian Center for Policy Research (PIR Center), Russian Foreign Ministry
Unique Project Code: 20120
Type of Partner: State
Country: Russia
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: A high level seminar was organized on Arms Control and Disarmament Verification. Topics discussed were: 1) the future of arms control; 2) challenges of verification; and 3) verification of multilateral disarmament.
Project Budget: €10,000
Description of Activities: Conference/Workshop
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Development of Georgia’s Non-proliferation Education and Research
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Civil Council on Defence and Security of Georgia
Unique Project Code: 20119
Type of Partner: State
Country: Georgia
Region: Central Asia
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The objective of this project was to support the improvement of non-proliferation education programmes at Georgian universities. In 2018, the main activities focused on further development of the non-proliferation awareness and research capacity at universities in Tbilisi and Batumi.
Project Budget: €35,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Disused Sealed Radioactive Sources Management Development and Removal
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30055
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will help strengthen nuclear security in up to 12 countries by updating national inventories, developing regulations for the safe and secure storage of radioactive sources, and developing a strategy for the management of disused sealed radioactive sources (DSRS). The International Atomic Energy Agency will also remove 35 DSRS in Chile and the Dominican Republic.
Project Budget: C$9,649,824
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Radiological
Status: Active
Title: Further Support for the Verification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30054
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will support the International Atomic Energy Agency in monitoring and verifying the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, to which approximately 25 different Member States contribute funding.
Project Budget: C$1,500,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Disrupting Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Illicit Shipping Activities Through Actionable Open Source Intelligence
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)
Unique Project Code: 30053
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The project will address the absence of robust, actionable, open-source information on the DPRK's efforts to evade UN sanctions on its proliferation activities.
Project Budget: C$2,089,325
Description of Activities: Other, Border/Export Control
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: International Non-proliferation Export Control Program (INECP) – Former Soviet Union
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)
Unique Project Code: 20118
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: INECP provided sufficient understanding of civil nuclear and dual-use materials, equipment, and technology, and sufficient understanding of risk analysis in the export licensing and enforcement fields, so that partners could effectively implement multilateral supplier regime guidelines and control lists, as well as relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) within their own systems of control. INECP identified opportunities to promote the sustainment of national export control capacities by: 1) using a train-the-trainer approach; 2) tailoring curriculum offerings and other technical resources to address specific partner needs; 3) helping partners develop implementation plans that identify interagency roles and responsibilities; and 4) developing Action Sheets and other formalized mechanisms like Statements of Intent (SOIs), which map each side’s commitments to joint projects and activities.
Project Budget: $461,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Technical Training,
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Canada’s Contribution to WINS for Strengthening Nuclear Security Competencies
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS)
Unique Project Code: 30052
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project will support nuclear security competency building activities, including: 1) supporting the sustainable development of Nuclear Security Support Centres (NSSCs); 2) contribute to the development and sustainability of nuclear security learning services offered by the Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares' Nuclear Security Training Centre (Mexico's NSSC); 3) Expand the WINS Gender Champions Programme; 4) Support for the WINS Academy Expansion; 5) add a Repository of Fictional Characters, Organizations and Facilities to the WINS Academy modules; and 6) Strengthening of cyber security competencies in the nuclear industry.
Project Budget: C$3,335,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP) – Former Soviet Union
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States National Nuclear Security Administration
Unique Project Code: 20117
Type of Partner: State
Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: INSEP projects worked to: 1) build capacity within the State System of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Materials to implement IAEA safeguards agreements; 2) improve reporting under and promote implementation of the Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol; 3) provide training and assistance to address facility-specific safeguards challenges; and 4) encourage further cooperation with the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration on safeguards issues.
Project Budget: $1,095,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: International Non-proliferation Export Control Program (INECP) – Near East
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States National Nuclear Security Administration
Unique Project Code: 20116
Type of Partner: State
Country: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, United Arab Emerates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Cyprus
Region: Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, Northern Africa
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: INECP provided sufficient understanding of civil nuclear and dual-use materials, equipment, and technology, and sufficient understanding of risk analysis in the export licensing and enforcement fields, so that partners could effectively implement multilateral supplier regime guidelines and control lists, as well as relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) within their own systems of control. INECP identified opportunities to promote the sustainment of national export control capacities by: 1) using a train-the-trainer approach; 2) tailoring curriculum offerings and other technical resources to address specific partner needs; 3) helping partners develop implementation plans that identify interagency roles and responsibilities; and 4) developing Action Sheets and other formalized mechanisms like Statements of Intent (SOIs), which map each side’s commitments to joint projects and activities.
Project Budget: $182,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Material Management and Minimization (MMM) Program
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Unique Project Code: 30051
Type of Partner: State
Country: Belarus, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine
Region: Central Asia, East Asia, Europe
Project Description: The United States works with international partners at civilian sites across the globe to remove or confirm the disposition of high-risk nuclear materials (e.g. highly enriched uranium and plutonium) that could be used by terrorists to make an improvised nuclear device.
Project Budget: $6,270,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: A Harmonised CBRN Training Curriculum for First Responders and Medical Staff (MELODY)
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN), International Security and Emergency Management Institute (ISEMI), Military Police Hungary, Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), University of Lodz, University of Rome Tor Vergata, University of Umea, Western Finland Rescue Training Area
Unique Project Code: 20115
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The objective of this project is to define, develop and deploy a harmonized chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) training curriculum for first responders and medical staff (e.g. ambulance drivers, paramedics, and emergency room personnel). It is expected that, a fully fit-for-purpose CBRN training curriculum for EU first responders and medical staff, properly quality assured and controlled will be delivered by 2021.
Project Budget: €2,793,133
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Emergency Preparedness/Response
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Supporting International Efforts to Enhance Nuclear Security Capabilities of Individual States
Donor/Funding Partner: Finland
Implementing Partner: Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT), Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, United States Department of Energy, United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30050
Type of Partner: State
Country: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Chile, Argentina
Region: Europe, South America
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project supported the participation of nuclear security/law enforcement experts and officials from selected countries in Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism's events.
Project Budget: €80,000
Description of Activities: Network Development/Outreach, Conference/Workshop
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Countering Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material Smuggling
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: Canada, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), Norway, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Sweden, United Kingdom, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30049
Type of Partner: State
Country: Algeria, Armenia, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Region: Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, Northern Africa
Project Description: In partnership with the United States and international donors, the United States Department of State's Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism collaborates with foreign partners to strengthen cooperation and capabilities to prevent, detect, and respond to incidents of nuclear and other radioactive (R/N) material smuggling. Key efforts include: 1) Preventing R/N material from theft or diversion by strengthening R/N material and information technology security; 2) Strengthening capabilities to investigate all aspects of R/N material smuggling networks and incidents; 3) Helping ensure the necessary legal provisions are in place to arrest and prosecute smugglers; 4) Establishing inter-ministerial coordination for R/N material smuggling incident response; and 5) Building technical support and expertise, including the use of nuclear forensics in support of CNS investigations, arrests, and prosecutions.
Project Budget: $4,000,000
Description of Activities: Network Development/Outreach, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: CBRNE Law Enforcement Training Initiative (CELECTIVE)
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: European Union CBRN Centre-Umea, National Institute for Chemical Biological and Radiological Protection (SUJCHBO), Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Swedish Defence Research Organisation (FOI)
Unique Project Code: 20114
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The objective of CELECTIVE is to enhance the capacity of European Union Member States to prevent and mitigate CBRN risks effectively before they manifest by improving the realistic training opportunities for law enforcement practitioners. This will be met by establishing a consolidated training programme that is based on best practices, previous and on-going EU projects, and that will emphasize cross-border and cross-sector cooperation. The programme will, for example, be equipped with an interactive e-learning platform, adaptable teaching templates and teacher’s guidance, newly developed digital scenarios for table-top exercises. In addition, the project aims to improve and exploit existing training tools including dedicated CNRN training facilities.
Project Budget: €590,298
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program – Countering Russian Aggression and Malign Influence
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 20113
Type of Partner: State
Country: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine
Region: Central Asia, Europe
Project Description: The United States Department of State's Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program is working to advance border security, reform and resiliency, helps strengthen partner capabilities to maintain territorial integrity, prevents diversion of WMD-sensitive material and conventional arms, indigenizes regional enforcement capabilities, and promotes mentorship by countries with mature strategic trade control systems. This is being accomplished by: 1) helping Albania, Kosovo, Moldova, and Ukraine develop an effective capacity to license transfers of strategic goods through mentoring, training, process refinement, and institution building; 2) providing electronic tools to regional partners to facilitate processing of license requests and to promote transparency of interagency review; 3) advancing border security including maritime response capabilities, reform, and resiliency in Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, and Ukraine, through hands-on training, realistic exercises, and transfer of surveillance, inspection, and detection equipment; 4) assisting Georgia and Ukraine in developing outreach programs to enterprises implementing STC obligations and sanctions; 5) promoting cross-border cooperation through bilateral/multilateral training, exercises, and operations; and 7) encouraging increased interagency coordination by strengthening cross-government working groups and task forces in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
Project Budget: $9,900,000
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Chemical Security Program (CSP) – Global Chemical Security Engagement Activities
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30045
Type of Partner: State
Country: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Libya, Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen, The Philippines, Indonesia, India, Nigeria, Jordan, Kenya, Somalia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Morocco, Mali
Region: Central Asia, Eastern Africa, Middle East, Northern Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Western Africa
Start Date: 2011
Project Description: The Chemical Security Program (CSP) sponsors efforts to identify and address chemical security vulnerabilities and to detect and investigate early warning signs of chemical attacks. This program focuses on four goals: 1) strengthening the ability of partner governments to disrupt chemical attacks; 2) securing chemical weapons-related assets throughout the chemical supply chain; 3) strengthening international norms and deterrence against chemical weapon use; and 4) developing innovative strategies and exploring novel tools to adapt to constantly evolving chemical weapon threats.
Project Budget: $18,000,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Support to the Verification and Assistance Functions of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Technical Secretariat
Donor/Funding Partner: United Kingdom
Implementing Partner: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), United Kingdom Ministry of Defence
Unique Project Code: 30044
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2014
Project Description: The United Kingdom has worked closely with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Technical Secretariat for many years to build capacity to respond to non-routine contingency operations including investigations of use of chemical weapons and co-ordination of assistance and protection.
Project Budget: £125,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Chemical Weapon Assistance Provided by the European Union
Donor/Funding Partner: European Union
Implementing Partner: 10+ Implementing Partners
Unique Project Code: 30043
Type of Partner: Intl/Regional Org
Region: Global
Start Date: 2014
Project Description: Assistance includes: 1) combating illicit traffic and enhancing the safety of medicines in Eastern and Central Africa; 2) strengthening chemical and biological waste management in Central Asia for improved security and safety risk mitigation; 3) providing specialized CBRN equipment to train personnel in charge of cross-border control; 4) providing on-site technical support to CBRN Centre of Excellence; 5) managing chemicals and their associated wastes in Southeast Asia; 6) strengthening crime scene forensics capabilities in investigating CBRN incidents in the South East and Eastern Europe region; 7) providing on-site technical assistance; 8) strengthening cross-border capacity for control and detection of CBRN substances; 9) building capacity for medical preparedness and response to CBRN incidents; 10) conducting European Union outreach programme (Export Control Cooperation in South East Asia); and 12) conducting export control outreach for dual-use items.
Project Budget: €30,695,935
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Radiological and Nuclear Material Detection, Protection, Dosimetry Equipment and Training for Zhytomyrskyi Border Detachment
Donor/Funding Partner: Norway
Implementing Partner: Nordisk Sikkerhet AS (NorSik), State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS)
Unique Project Code: 20112
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The objective of the project was to enhance the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine's (SBGS) capabilities to detect and intercept illicit trafficking of radiological and nuclear (R/N) materials along the border with Republic Belarus and Chornobyl Exclusive Zone, which falls within the responsibility of the Zhytomyrskyi State border detachment. Project activities included presentations and technical training. Presentation topics on radiation sources of ionizing radiation included: 1) sources of ionizing radiation – types, parameters, properties; 2) types of radioactive emissions and their properties; 3) methods of protection against radioactive emissions; 4) safety aspects for handling R/N materials; and 5) the operation of detectors, types of detectors. Technical training was conducted at one of the SBGS check points with practical exercises on detection, localization and identification of R/N materials, establishment of safety measures, and safe handling of R/N materials.
Project Budget: NOK 4,078,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Border/Export Control
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Tools and Programming to Support the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 Obligations
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, The Henry L. Stimson Center
Unique Project Code: 30042
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global, Southeast Asia
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Canada is supporting The Henry L. Stimson Center to deliver two initiatives: (1) the Assistance Support Initiative (ASI) and (2) Security and Trade Efficiency Platform (STEP). The ASI project involves reaching out to existing and prospective nonproliferation assistance providers and implementers to populate the database with new and/or updated programs, projects, and other assistance opportunities, while refining the online tool based on feedback received from States seeking assistance and from assistance providers and implementers. The STEP project will analyze the WMD proliferation threat landscape in Southeast Asia, and determine where targeted Security and Trade Efficiency Platform assistance can make the most impact. This project will lead to in-depth engagement with government and industry actors to better understand their roles in enforcing relevant regulation and operational processes that secure and optimize the supply chain, serving as a role model for the region.
Project Budget: C$1,756,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Network Development/Outreach, Border/Export Control
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Non-Destructive Test (NDT) Equipment for Nuclear Safety Systems – Rivne Nuclear Power Plant
Donor/Funding Partner: Norway, Ukraine
Implementing Partner: DEKRA, Institute of Energy Technique (IFE), National Nuclear Energy Generation Company "Energoatom", Rivne Nuclear Power Plant
Unique Project Code: 20111
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2015
Project Description: The objective of this project is to increase the nuclear safety at Rivne Nuclear Power Plant by providing equipment for Non-Destructive Tests, with training and field exercise on the usage of the supplied equipment.
Project Budget: NOK 4,210,000
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Supporting and Enhancing Chemical Non-Proliferation Instruments, Institutions, and Practices
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition (CWCC), Global Affairs Canada, Green Cross Switzerland
Unique Project Code: 30041
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: Canada supported Green Cross Switzerland and the Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition (CWCC) to enhance and expand public awareness concerning the global importance of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), by funding NGO participation at the 22nd Conference of State Parties, and related CWCC initiatives. Specific activities included: 1) targeted outreach to NGOs, academia, and industry representatives and supported NGOs and attended the annual CWC conference; and 2) organized side events and related meetings at the CWC conference including “Open Forums,” CWCC organizational meetings, and organizing plenary statements by NGO representatives.
Project Budget: C$40,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Network Development/Outreach, Conference/Workshop, Funds
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Completed
Title: Supporting and Enhancing Chemical Non-Proliferation Instruments, Institutions, and Practices
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Arms Control Association, Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition (CWCC), Global Affairs Canada
Unique Project Code: 30040
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Canada is supporting the Arms Control Association and the Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition (CWCC) to enhance and expand public awareness concerning the global importance of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to international peace and security by funding civil society participation in key meetings. Specific activities will include: 1) targeted outreach to NGOs, academia, and industry representatives and support to select candidates to attend the annual CWC conferences; 2) organizing side events and related meetings at the CWC conferences including “Open Forums,” a CWCC reception, and organizational meetings; 3) promoting “codes of conduct” and ethical guidelines for national CWC implementation; and 4) organizing plenary statements by NGO representatives, factoring in geographic and gender considerations. These efforts will increase public interest and awareness, both nationally and regionally, to build and sustain the global norm against existence and use of chemical agents and weapons by state or non-state actors.
Project Budget: C$150,000
Description of Activities: Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Funds, Network Development/Outreach, Conference/Workshop, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance,
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Radiological and Nuclear Material Detection, Dosimetry, Decontamination Equipment and Training for Lysichansk Border Detachment
Donor/Funding Partner: Norway
Implementing Partner: Nordisk Sikkerhet AS (NorSik), State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS)
Unique Project Code: 20110
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: The aim of the project is to enhance the capabilities of the newly established Lysychansk border detachment, which is responsible for implementation of detection, dosimetry, and decontamination along the uncontrolled area in South-East of Ukraine. The Lysychansk border detachment is in need of technical means – radiation portal monitors, hand-held detectors, personnel dosimeters, personal protective suites, contamination control and decontamination supplies, as well as trainings to enhance radiological and nuclear materials detection and control within the area of responsibility. Trainings will be provided on the usage and maintenance of the delivered equipment.
Project Budget: NOK 5,822,607
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Technical Training, Border/Export Control
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Active
Title: Support to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) New Centre for Chemistry and Technology
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Unique Project Code: 30039
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Canada is supporting the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to upgrade its existing chemical laboratory to a Centre for Chemistry and Technology. The new Centre will enable the OPCW to keep pace with current threats and remain fit for purpose ahead of future threats, by augmenting analytical and training capabilities, enhancing the capability to test, evaluate, and deploy equipment, and developing capacities to engage in research activities.
Project Budget: C$7,500,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Radiation Detection Systems at Border Crossing Points in Ukraine
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada, United States
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, United States Department of Energy
Unique Project Code: 20109
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project provided radiation detection systems at Ukrainian checkpoints in the Transnistria region bordering Moldova and the Donetsk Oblast bordering Russia in order to prevent smuggling of nuclear and radiological materials.
Project Budget: $5,000,000
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support, Border/Export Control
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Support to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to Increase Interagency Cooperation by Assisting their Rapid Response Assistance Mechanism
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Unique Project Code: 30038
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2016
Project Description: This project supported Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and a part of the efforts of the OPCW's Technical Secretariat to fulfill its role in providing emergency measures of assistance to State Parties. The Secretariat enhanced its capacity to provide emergency measures by establishing a Rapid Response Assistance Mission (RRAM) that can be deployed at short notice and assist States Parties affected by an incident of alleged use of chemical weapons by a non-state actor. The establishment of a RRAM also enhanced the Secretariat’s readiness to conduct investigations of alleged use of chemical weapons.
Project Budget: €140,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Emergency Preparedness/Response, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Completed
Title: Development of a Compendium of Chemical Weapon Legal Measures to Secure Chemical Weapon Related Materials and Facilities to Assist State Parties in Fulfilling their Obligations Under the Chemical Weapons Convention
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, The Henry L. Stimson Center
Unique Project Code: 30037
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Canada is supporting The Henry L. Stimson Center to develop a compendium of legal measures that States Parties can use to secure chemical weapon-related materials and facilities. Key activities and milestones will include: 1) development of a compendium of existing national legal frameworks for chemical security among States Parties; 2) recommendations for the development of international chemical security standards, 3) creation of an online tool to search the compendium and international standards; 4) outreach with international bodies, national regulatory authorities, industry and civil society on the tool, practices, standards and project recommendations; and 5) raise awareness about the need to improve the security of chemical weapons-related materials and the establishment of the online tool for prioritizing gaps in the global chemical security infrastructure.
Project Budget: C$265,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: PSA RiskSpectrum/RiskWatcher Software Tools for NNEGS “Energoatom”
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden, Ukraine
Implementing Partner: Lloyd’s Register Consulting – Energy AB, Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA), Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM)
Unique Project Code: 20108
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: This project improved reactor safety (i.e. decreased risks for radiological incidents) and implemented PSA methods and a Risk Monitoring System (RMS) via the installation of RiskSpectrum/RiskWatcher (RS/RW) and RiskSpectrum/PSA (RS/PSA). RS/RW and RS/PSA are software for modeling and studying risks and their development over time.
Project Budget: SEK 2,357,760
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Radiological
Status: Completed
Title: Strengthening Chemical Terrorism Prevention & Response Capacity
Donor/Funding Partner: Canada
Implementing Partner: Global Affairs Canada, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
Unique Project Code: 30036
Type of Partner: State
Region: Middle East, Western Africa
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project aims to enhance the capacity of law enforcement to reduce illegal transnational chemical and explosive threats posed by international crime and/or terrorism in the Middle East and in West Africa, and to increase inter-agency and regional collaboration on international criminal investigation and operations to strengthen chemical security.
Project Budget: C$4,800,000
Description of Activities: Legislative/Regulatory Assistance, Border/Export Control, Network Development/Outreach
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
Title: Support to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) New Centre for Chemistry and Technology
Donor/Funding Partner: Belgium
Implementing Partner: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Unique Project Code: 30035
Type of Partner: State
Region: Global
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: Belgium supported the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to upgrade its existing chemical laboratory to a Centre for Chemistry and Technology. The new Centre will enable the OPCW to keep pace with current threats and remain fit for purpose ahead of future threats, by augmenting analytical and training capabilities, enhancing the capability to test, evaluate, and deploy equipment, and developing capacities to engage in research activities.
Project Budget: €2,000,000
Description of Activities: Funds, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Completed
Title: Technical Support to the NMAC State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safeguards Inspections
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU), Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM)
Unique Project Code: 20107
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project aims to improve the technical infrastructure of the national database for nuclear material accountancy and control by modernizing hardware and software to ensure the registry’s functionality for reporting to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) under the national safeguards obligations.
Project Budget: €18,000
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Active
Title: Support to Ukrainian State Body for Export Control
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: State Service of Export Control of Ukraine (SSECU), Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM)
Unique Project Code: 20106
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2018
Project Description: This project focused on facilitating Ukraine’s adjustment process to the European Union's export control principles and procedures. The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) supported updates of the State Service of Export Control of Ukraine (SSECU) website with specialized modules for exporters, including search tools and identification of goods.
Project Budget: €10,000
Description of Activities: Border/Export Control, Legislative/Regulatory Assistance
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Multiple CBRN
Status: Completed
Title: Khmelnitsky Nuclear Power Plant Physical Security
Donor/Funding Partner: Sweden
Implementing Partner: Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine, National Nuclear Energy Generation Company "Energoatom", Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM), TSM GROUP Corporation
Unique Project Code: 20105
Type of Partner: State
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: This project provided technical assistance and support to the Khmelnitsky Nuclear Power Plant regarding modernisation and improvements of its physical protection system in order to meet international standards.
Project Budget: €201,313
Description of Activities: Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Nuclear
Status: Completed
Title: Chemical Threat Detection, Transportation Security, and CBRN First Responder Training
Donor/Funding Partner: United States
Implementing Partner: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), United States Department of State
Unique Project Code: 30033
Type of Partner: State
Country: Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria
Region: Eastern Africa, Southeast Asia, Western Africa
Start Date: 2017
Project Description: The United States is conducting a series of chemical detection, transportation security, and response trainings to strengthen the capabilities of African and Southeast Asian partners to identify and effectively respond to chemical terrorism threats. Specific project activities and capacity building objectives include: 1) empowering African and Southeast Asian law enforcement and other members of the first responder community to assess and mitigate the effects of chemical weapons incidents; 2) linking country partners with international experts on ground transportation security, including rail police and CBRN first responders, to raise awareness of chemical threats to transportation targets and best practices for mitigating these threats; 3) establishing effective modes of communication and coordination for incident command response among law enforcement and first responder entities within partner countries; and 5) building the capabilities of first responders to use chemical weapons related personal protective equipment, detection systems, decontamination materials, and sampling gear to protect responding units and collect relevant information.
Project Budget: $1,500,000
Description of Activities: Technical Training, Emergency Preparedness/Response, Network Development/Outreach, Knowledge Sharing/Best Practices, Infrastructure/Equipment Support
CBRN Risk Addressed Code: Chemical
Status: Active
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