BIOSEC Enhanced Biosecurity in South East Asia.
Project 81 is being delivered in partnership with and supporting current activities in, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
This project is funded by the European Union and is delivered on behalf of the EU CBRN Centres of Excellence by a diverse and highly experienced European consortium, led by Sustainable Criminal Justice Solutions Europe (SCJS, Belgium).
In addition to utilising regional experts and subject specialists project activities will be delivered by the following consortium partners:
The overall objective is enhanced biosecurity in South-East Asia achieved in a holistic manner through multi-sectoral involvement.
The purpose of this project is to firstly provide a set of recommendations for improving biosecurity management systems in South-East Asia addressing: biosecurity awareness, legislation and guidelines, enforcement, high-risk biological materials and facilities, microbial forensics, physical and information security framework for facilities (taking into account emerging technologies) and information exchange.
Secondly the project will provide effective tools to enhance capabilities to respond to highly communicable diseases or global catastrophic biological events, such as pandemics.