On May 18-19,2021, the Deputy Head of the branch Vitaly Babich, and Maria Kanina the lecturer of the Special Training Department participated in the online course "Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders" (WISER) and " Emergency Response Guidelines" (ERG). The video conference was conducted by the OPCW Technical Secretariat.
In June 24-28, 2019 the IRTcentre organized a course “Protection against chemical weapons” for instructors jointly with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. 13 trainees became OPCW instructors. They were from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, Georgia and Lebanon. The trainees had opportunity to exchange international experience and feel themselves trainers even during the course.