Launch of the CBRN Centre of Excellence
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Thu, 2012-09-06

The first round table meeting of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Centres of Excellence initiative was held at MESIS Sept 5, 2012. MESIS has been designated as the hosting organization of the Regional Secretariat and MESIS’s Managing Director has been nominated as the Head of the Secretariat.

The meeting was attended by representatives of Jordan’s Foreign Ministry, the Arab countries represented in the Secretariat, EU Institutions (European Commission, EU delegation, and European Agencies), UN organizations and specialized local and international organizations.

The creation of ten (CBRN) Centers of Excellence worldwide aims at implementing a coordinated strategy for CBRN risk mitigation at the international, regional and national levels. 

The Regional Secretariat in Amman is the first to become operational worldwide. The initiative is supported by the Jordanian Government.

To learn more about the initiative please click here.