Past Activities

HOME/2017ÆSFP/PN/EUNA/0055 – Technical and operational tasks related to the Parallel and Coordinated Exercise (PACE)

Implementation of EU/NATO secret PACE exercises (hybrid threats)

 

 

CBRN CoE PROJECT P44 – Strengthening CBRN first response capabilities and regional cooperation in South-East Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Southern Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia), Moldova, and Ukraine.

The overall objective of the project is to enhance response capabilities and promote inter-agency and regional cooperation in CBRN first response in the two sub-regions (Western Balkan region, Black Sea region) The specific objective for the two sub-regions is to improve the preparedness and response capabilities in the participating countries to CBRN incidents by enhancing the capabilities to organise and execute table-top and field exercises, as well as train-the-trainer courses both at national and sub-regional level.

 

TARGET – Training Augmented Reality Generalised Environment Toolkit (H2020 Project)

TARGET will deliver a pan-European serious gaming platform featuring new tools, techniques and content for training and assessing skills and competencies of SCA (Security Critical Agents: counterterrorism units, border guards, first responders (police, firefighters, ambulance services civil security agencies, critical infrastructure operators). Mixed-reality experiences will immerse trainees into task, tactical and strategic command levels with scenarios such as tactical firearms events, property protection, mass demonstrations, cyber-attacks and CBRN incidents. Trainees will use real/training weaponry, radio equipment, command & control software, decision support tools, real command centres, and vehicles. Social and ethical content will be pervasive. Unavailable real-source information will be substituted by AVR (Augmented/Virtual Reality) – multimedia, synthetic role players). Near-real, all-encompassing and non-linear experiences will enable high degrees of dynamics and variability.

MTIC Frauds STOP II – MTIC Frauds Investigation and LEA´s cooperation improving

The project MTIC Frauds STOP II. – MTIC Frauds Investigation and LEA´s cooperation improving funded by Europol and European Commission dealt with the reduction of the level of serious and organised crime affecting the European community and its interests. Main project objective was straightening existing international cooperation among the LEAs and reinforce the investigation capacities in the fight against most sophisticated MTIC offences/frauds.

Support for European Union action in the field of CBRN security managers education

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) terrorisms are currently four new risks. CBRN threats has evoked an urgent need to undertake numerous actions to prevent and combat terrorism. The aim of the project is to create CBRN-E postgraduate studies.

Development of a coordinated response in the event of natural disasters, crises, and unforeseen situations for the project CARESS

The main objective of the project was:

  • to create policies and define frameworks for effective intervention and rescue of the Slovak and Austrian rescue teams (on the river Danube and Morava).
  • particularly to create a compatible material-technical and organisational infrastructure that will allow emergency departments to provide services effectively.

All Together Against CBRN Terrorist Threats

The main objective of the project was to develop horizontal methods of strategic prevention and combating the criminality applicable in the area of the whole EU with special attention to fight against organized crime and terrorism, protection of environment and public health.

Specific project goals were:

  • to create relevant data background about existing standards in combating terrorist CBRN threats within 9 EU countries;
  • to enhance the effect of cooperation among specialized branches of national police forces of the member states in the fight against terrorist threats of using CBRN materials and illegal smuggling and trafficking of radioactive material;
  •  to enhance skills and knowledge of police in the field of strategic prevention and combating terrorism and to test new kind of trainings and practice;
  • to exchange of good practices and to spread obtained information;
  • to test new kind of edification in order to raise awareness of police off  and EU citizens about terrorist threats and their impacts to environment and public health.

Extension of the Police Information System Acheron

The main objective of the project was to ensure the effectiveness of the fight against serious crime and organised crime in the Slovak Republic, as well as against cross-border organised crime, including crimes related to radioactive and nuclear materials. It was, in particular, providing trainings and courses for the members of the Police force of the Slovak Republic.

Project – MTIC Frauds STOP – Knowledge Enhancement and Operational Capacity Reinforcement on MTIC Frauds 

The project MTIC Frauds STOP – Knowledge Enhancement and Operational Capacity Reinforcement on MTIC Frauds funded from Europol and European Commission deals with the reduction of the level of serious and organised crime affecting the European community and its interests. The immediate priority is the awareness and exchange of information work set out under pursue to prosecute and relentlessly disrupt MTIC and VAT criminals and reduce the threat they pose. The project leader is the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic – Presidium of Police Force. The further project partners are ISEM Institute, National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary, FIOD-Criminal investigation office of Dutch Tax and Customs administration. The objective of this project is to increase knowledge and provide policemen and law enforcement officials with information and enhance their abilities in identification and initiating proceedings for most sophisticatedoffences/frauds. This overall objective will be achieved via share knowledge, enhancing professional capacities and exchange of information in MTIC frauds in Europe causing serious damage to the respective national budgets of the EU MS.

Project 33 – Strengthening the National CBRN Legal Framework & Provision of specialized and technical training to enhance CBRN preparedness and response capabilities (Gabon, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda).

Project 33 deals with strengthening of the preparedness and response capabilities against CBRN threats. Project partners that will benefit  for future from the project are Gabon, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. The main project objectives are to strengthen  the CBRN national legal framework to comply with international obligations for mitigating CBRN risks and  to provide specialized and technical training to enhance CBRN preparedness and response capabilities. The project is implemented with the support  of many International and Regional bodies e.g.  the WHO, Interpol, Europol, the Arab League, the African Union, each contributing with its own unique support according to its mandate. In the project framework the ISEM Institute provides experts to support the implementation of the project activities.

Project SOS-Alert Solution

ISEM is one of the partners of the project “SOS-Alert Solution – Cross-border cooperation project for enhanced detection and interception of illicit CBRN materials on the Slovakian-Ukrainian border, which aims to ensure the effective development of existing horizontal mechanisms of combating the organized crime and terrorism within Europe, exchange of good practises and testing of new solutions in the filed of strategic prevention and combating of terrorism. No fewer important are questions of effective and long term cooperation of EU member states mainly at eastern border where the Slovak Republic stands as the part of external border of EU with Ukraine and where various threats occur. The main objective of this project is to enhance the capabilities of the Presidium of the Police Force of the Slovak Republic (PPF) and the State Border Guard of Ukraine (SBGS) and their respective partners at the border in specific areas related to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats through exchange of experiences, best practices, and capacity building with the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) and other European and international experts and organizations.

Project – MTIC Frauds STOP – Knowledge Enhancement and Operational Capacity Reinforcement on MTIC Frauds

The project MTIC Frauds STOP – Knowledge Enhancement and Operational Capacity Reinforcement on MTIC Frauds funded from Europol and European Commission deals with the reduction of the level of serious and organised crime affecting the European community and its interests. The immediate priority is the awareness and exchange of information work set out under pursue to prosecute and relentlessly disrupt MTIC and VAT criminals and reduce the threat they pose. The project leader is the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic – presidium of Police Force. The further project partners are ISEM Institute, National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary, FIOD-Criminal investigation office of Dutch Tax and Customs administration. The objective of this project is to increase knowledge and provide policemen and law enforcement officials with information and enhance their abilities in identification and initiating proceedings for most sophisticated offences/frauds. This overall objective will be achieved via share knowledge, enhancing professional capacities and exchange of information in MTIC frauds in Europe causing serious damage to the respective national budgets of the EU MS.