Thanks to stringent regulatory control regimes enforced by states, the probability of a radiological or nuclear terrorist attack remains relatively low. However, given the major impact of such an incident, it is crucial to ensure a coherent and well-planned response.
On 22 February 2023, experts from a wide range of Ukrainian State agencies and ministries attended an online training entitled “Stop the virus of disinformation”. The training aimed to provide participants with techniques on how to detect and respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) disinformation, as well as communicate with the media following a CBRN event.
On 14 and 15 February 2023, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) held the second regional peer-to-peer (P2P) workshop on the detection of radiological and nuclear (RN) material by intelligence in the territories outside government control.
New York – 15 February 2023: The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), with the support of the Permanent Mission of Italy, today launched its new Strategic Programme Framework (SPF) 2023 – 2026, which lays the foundation for its work over the next four years.