Read more: Enhancing Global Readiness: NATO's I-RAD Course Empowers Radiological Emergency Response in Slovenia

The recent delivery of the International Radiological and Nuclear Training for Emergency Response (I-RAD) course, held in Slovenia, provided an opportunity for the training audience to work within a civilian-military cooperative in responding to radiological emergencies. This course was taught through a collaboration between the JCBRN Defence COE and the US Department of Energy (DOE), bringing together participants from diverse backgrounds to enhance their knowledge and skills in radiological emergency preparedness and response.

Read more: United We Stand: Strengthening Global CBRN Preparedness Through International Collaboration and...

The Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Centre of Excellence (JCBRN Defence COE) in Vyškov, Czech Republic, along with the Fire Protection and Training Centre Brno, hosted the "International CBRN Preparedness and Consequence Management for First Responders Course" from April 24th to April 28th, 2023. Organized in close cooperation with NATO's Defence Policy and Planning Division, the event drew 25 military and civilian participants representing ten nations, including Ukraine, showcasing the importance of international collaboration in this critical field.

Read more: The JCBRN Defence COE Looks Towards the Future of CBRN Training

The JCBRN Defence COE joined the NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) Human Factors and Medicine panel, a group, that as its name indicates, is focused on the Study, Design, Building and Deployment of a CBRN XR Training Platform.

Read more: JCBRN Defence COE Cultivates Partnerships in Doha

“Partnership: projecting stability through cooperation”. This was the motto of the Military Strategic Partnership Conference 2023, an event attended by two representatives from the JCBRN Defence COE.

Read more: The JCBRN Defence COE and NIRC Teach Kuwaiti First Responders How to Respond to a Mass-casualty...

From 12-16 February 2023, the NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative Regional Centre in Kuwait (NIRC) hosted the CBRN Awareness for First Responders Course; delivered by a mobile training team from the JCBRN Defence COE.

The course was planned by NATO’s Arms Control, Disarmament, and Non-Proliferation Centre as part of NATO’s partnership and outreach efforts. Twenty CBRN defence experts from Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia attended this course to receive tailor-made theoretical and practical CBRN training.