The International CBRNE Institute (ICI) was established in partnership with the municipality of Les Bons Villers, Belgium. The Royal Decree incorporating the ICI, as an independent International Non-Profit Organization, was granted on 30 August 2013. The ICI was officially inaugurated on 5 October 2013 by Ms Agnes Marcaillou (Director of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)), Mr Wart (Mayor Les Bons Villers), Mr Mattmann & Mr Rothbacher (co-directors of HZS)
“Sharing Knowledge and Expertise”
The ICI’s primary aim is to enhance CBRNE risk mitigation at the regional, national and international levels.
It engages in a range of CBRNE-related activities such as:
Developing and supporting academic and policy-related research;
Organising conferences, seminars and workshops;
Contributing to professional development for responders (basic to command levels).
PROMOTION & INNOVATION
Being one of the sources of independent CBRNE expertise, the ICI’s Expert Knowledge Centres aim at promoting best practices, standards and innovations in the CBRNE field