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Human Capacity Development

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Global Chemical and Biological Security (GCBS) promotes the development of the competencies and infrastructure necessary to reduce biological and chemical threats worldwide. Our partnerships foster collaboration and cooperation rather than prescribed compliance or “check-the-box” activities.  

GCBS accomplishes capacity building and outreach through:

  • Training center development (both personnel and facilities)
  • Biosafety and biosecurity training development
    • Enhancement of the safety and security of biological materials, including risk assessment training
    • Develop operational responses to biological incidents (response, preparedness, and references)
  • Chemical safety and security office training
    • Training for academic chemists, chemical engineers, and chemical industries professionals
    • Policy and legislation workshops
    • Chemical supply chain security
    • Risk assessment training
    • Emergency preparedness training for chemical accidents and attacks
    • Chemical material control and accountability training
  • Tailored training for visiting scholars