A five day Regional Course Training of Trainers for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 1 was organised by the OSCE POiD the Integrated Cooperation on Explosive Hazards Programme for some twenty participants and instructors working at the national armed forces, national mine action co-ordination authorities as well as supporting agencies from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan, in Dushanbe, 24-28 June 2019. Four participants from Ukraine took part in the regional course for the first time, as part of continuation of co-operation between OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine and OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe and confirmed their participation at all Integrated Cooperation on Explosive Hazards Programme’s courses planned for 2019.
On Friday, 14 June 2019, ambassador Ambassador Paul Bekkers, Director of the Office of the Secretary General at the OSCE, visited OSCE POiD and The Integrated Cooperation on Explosive Hazards (ICExH) Programme.
The International Programme Officer presented the Programme’s current and future activities and informed Ambassador Bekkers on further developments of skills and knowledge transfer to the host partners through establishment of the Regional Explosive Hazards Training Centre.
From April 15 to 19, 2019, the Regional Training Course “Introduction to Stockpile Management Standards” was held in the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe in the framework of the Integrated Co-operation on Explosive Hazards Programme.
The regional course was attended by experts in the field of ammunition stockpile management of the Central Asia countries security forces from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
A five-day OSCE regional course, Introduction to Humanitarian Mine Action Systems, started on 1 April 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The course, jointly organized by Kazakhstan’s Defence Ministry, the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan and the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe, gathered 31 military and civilian experts from Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
The event provides a platform to enhance awareness of and skills for the safe, effective and efficient establishment of Humanitarian Mine Action Systems.