EU CBRN CoE Project 46 – Work Package 5 Country Mission – Cambodia 4-8 September 2017 

Today 4th September 2017, the first Country Mission organized in the framework of Work Package 5 of the EU CBRN CoE Project 46, started in Cambodia.

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 organization will take place during the week, until Friday 8th September 2017. These activities, will be the occasion for our experts to gain a thorough understanding of the biological waste management procedures in Cambodia.

The site visit has been organized with the support of the National Focal Point of Cambodia, H.E. Lt. Gen. Ke Da, and his team from the National Authority for the Prohibition of CBRN Weapons, Ministry of National Defense.

We wish to thank H.E. Lt. Gen. Ke Da and Maj. Gen. Chuum Chakriya for the great support offered for the organization of the visit, and we wish to our experts a fruitful week of work in Cambodia.

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

The team will be involved in two additional Work Package 5 site visits that will take place in Myanmar, 11-15 September 2017 and in Lao PDR 18-22 September 2017.


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