Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is the detection, identification, evaluation, render safe, recovery and disposal of Explosive Ordnance. The EOD training programme includes altogether five consecutive courses beginning with the EOD Level 1 and ending with two specializations in EOD Level 3+.Read More
Explosive Hazards (EH) Awareness and Reduction are those actions which lessen the probability and/or severity of physical injury to people, property or the environment. The EH Awareness and Reduction course focuses on providing adequate knowledge, skills and attitudes to facilitate understanding and behaviour changes of people (target groups) at risk.Read More
The Training-of-Trainers (ToT) course is designed to prepare instructors from Central Asia and Afghanistan to deliver Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Explosive Hazards Awareness and Reduction Courses on a national and international level. The ToT is intended to equip prospective instructors with the understanding of specific training methods and methodologies for training adults as well as how to design, deliver, evaluate and follow-up training event.Read More
The Introduction to IED (I-IED) Regional Course is taking place at the OSCE-POiD's premises, 26-30 November 2018.
OSCE POiD, Mine Action Unit, the Integrated Co-operation on Explosive Hazards Programme has a role of a training manager, US ARMY CENTRAL (USARCENT) ), led by Chief Greg Niles, has a role of a training partner and MoD RT has a role of a training host.
There are 28 participants: 3 from Afghanistan (MIA and UNMAS), 2 from Kazakhstan (MoD), 2 from Kyrgyzstan (MoD) and 21 from Tajikistan (OSCE-POiD SALW, TNMAC, National Guard, the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defence, MoD, Border Troops, Union of Sappers in Tajikistan and NPA Tajikistan).
A visit of Christopher Wurzel, the Director of the Office of Resource Management at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE in Vienna was held on 8-9 November, 2018.
The purpose of the visit was to monitor all U.S funded ExB projects that OSCE manages. OSCE POID De-mining team gave him a briefing about the U.S demining contribution and payed a visit to the construction site in Chimteppa.