EU CBRN CoE Project 46 – Work Package 5 Country Mission – Lao PDR 18-22 September 2017

As previously announced on our website, the third Country Mission organized in the framework of Work Package 5 of the EU CBRN CoE Project 46, started today, 18th September 2017 in Lao PDR.

Our Key Expert 2, Dr. Philippe Stroot, together with the International Short Term Expert, Dr. Philippe Le Coustumer, and the logistical support of Mr. Mirko Palestrino will be visiting several different facilities in the country, for the purposes of Work Package 5. Beyond the visits, several meetings with the relevant ministries and organizations will take place during the week, until Friday 22nd September 2017. These activities, will be the occasion for our experts to gain a thorough understanding of the biological waste management procedures in Lao PDR.

The site visit has been organized with the support of the National Focal Point of Lao PDR, Mr. Phouthanouthong Xaysombath, and his team. Mr. Xaybandith Xayavong, from the Department of Planning and Cooperation of the Ministry of Science and Technology, will guide the team in all the different visits in Vientiane. We wish to thank the whole team for the great support offered for the organization of the visit, and we wish to our experts a fruitful week of work in Lao PDR.

The key activities of EU CBRN CoE P46 Work Package 5 are:

  • Identification of key stakeholders involved in biological waste management
  • Collection of information on the biological waste management process and relevant risk assessment in each country
  • Drafting tailor-made guidance material on biological waste management
  • Needs-based training on biological waste management

Learn more about Project 46 here

Visit Project 46 website here

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