First responders from Eastern European and Asian Member States of the OPCW participated in a Russian language version of the basic online training course on protection against chemical weapons from 14 to 18 December.
Training of OPCW specialists
On 23-26 November, 2020 the online basic training course "Protection against chemical weapons" (in Russian language) was held in partnership with the Technical Secretariat of the OPCW. The course was attended by the representatives from the OPCW member states: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Tajikistan.
In June 11-14, 2018 eleven representatives of the member countries of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) passed training according to the international course on medical assistance for the victims of chemical incidents. The trainees came from Brazil, Bhutan, Costa-Rica, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Romania, Russia, and Turkey. Official OPCW information can be found here: https://www.opcw.org/news/article/medical-responders-expand-knowledge-in-management-of-chemical-casualties
In May 13-24, 2018 the iRT centre hold Joint basic and advanced course on assistance and protection against chemical weapons for Russian-speaking first responders. Trainees came from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Lebanon, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine. The OPCW experts came for audit of training. During their stay matters of further cooperation were discussed. Additional information can be found here: https://www.opcw.org/news/article/russian-speaking-first-responders-train-in-chemical-emergency-response-techniques/