Counter-Terrorism Legal Training Curriculum Module 6: The International Legal Framework against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism

UNODC/TPB is pleased to announce the publication of a training module on The International Legal Framework against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism. The module is part of TPB's counter-terrorism legal training curriculum, which is one of the tools developed for transferring the expertise needed to strengthen the capacity of national criminal justice officials in order to implement the international legal framework against terrorism.

The Module is available in ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussian and Spanish.

It provides a thorough examination of the international legal instruments that the international community has developed to prevent and suppress acts of CBRN terrorism, including ICSANT.

The target audience of the Curriculum includes prosecutors and judges, investigators and other law enforcement officials, policymakers and Government officials from relevant key departments (notably foreign affairs, justice and interior) who are involved in legislative drafting, international cooperation in criminal matters, investigation, prosecution and adjudication of terrorist crimes or have responsibilities for the adherence to international treaties.

The module has been developed in close coordination with several United Nations Member States, including representatives from the International Atomic Energy Agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the International Maritime Organization, the 1540 Committee Group of Experts, the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King's College London, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and the Vienna Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation that have also contributed to its development.