Entries by Galina Sapundjieva

International and EU Governance of CBRN Security

  The present report titled International and EU Regulation of Countering the Hostile Misuse of CBRN Materials and Knowledge provides an overview of the international and EU regulatory context of countering the deliberate misuse of CBRN materials and knowledge. The report argues that upholding the international norms against WMD non-proliferation enshrined in the existing international […]

EC: First Security Union Progress Report Released

The report notes the extension by one year of the sanctions regime which allows the EU to impose restrictive measures on persons and entities involved in the development and use of chemical weapons. On 14 October 2020 the Council of the EU adopted restrictive measures against six individuals and one entity involved in the assassination […]

EU Security Union Strategy: connecting the dots in a new security ecosystem

Noting that “terrorists have sought to acquire and ‘weaponise’ chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) materials”, the EU Security Union Strategy 2020-2025 underlines the need for strengthening the EU civil protection response capacities in the field of CBRN and for further enhancing cooperation with third countries on the development of a common culture of CBRN […]