Managers and instructors enhance their skills on dealing with explosive hazards

March 31, 2016 16:10

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Dushanbe, 31.03.2016. (NIAT “Khovar”). – A four-day seminar organized by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan on explosive hazards training management opened at the Office’s premises in Dushanbe on 29 March 2016.

According to OSCE Office in Tajikistan, eighteen training managers and instructors working in explosive hazards reduction and response at the national armed forces, national mine action co-ordination authorities as well as supporting agencies from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and the Unites States, are taking part.

The seminar, financed by the US State Department’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, continues the OSCE Office-facilitated Explosive Ordnance Disposal training cycle for 2016. The latter is being carried out in training partnership with US ARCENT and hosted by Tajikistan’s Defence Ministry.

Since 2009, the OSCE has been supporting the development of co-operative mechanisms on a technical level among states in Central Asia and Afghanistan to address concerns and challenges stemming from explosive hazards.

March 31, 2016 16:10

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