| Deadline: 20 May 2016
On 7 April 2016, the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) announced a tender to contract legislative and biosafety/biosecurity expertise support in the context of the EU-ISTC Delegation Agreement IFS/2015/369-100, titled 'Strengthening the National Legal Framework and Provision of Specialised Training on Biosafety and Biosecurity in Central Asian Countries' (CBRN CoE Project 53, overall project budget € 5,000,000).
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Consortium Leader/ Implementer: Technology Center (ISTC), Kazakhstan
The implementation of this project is managed by EC DG DEVCO.
Strengthening the National Legal Framework and Provision of Specialized Training on Biosafety and Biosecurity in Central Asian Countries
The spread of emergent diseases and invasive species has increased dramatically in recent years. In parallel, numerous developments - such as the rapidly increasing transboundary movements, trade liberalisation, increasing concerns about food safety and the environment - have heightened the need for international cooperation in controlling and managing transboundary pests and diseases. At the same time, biosafety and biosecuriy systems require to be up-to-date with international standards and staff needs proper training and knowledge. Therefore new biosafety and biosecurity initiatives are critical for both public health and to prevent epidemics and pandemics.
The overall objective is to enhance biosafety and biosecurity capacities within the Central Asia region by:
Activities are divided into seven work packages:
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