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On November 17, during the conference inaugurating the program Local Awareness and Responsibility in the Chemical Safety and Security in the headquarters of the Ministry of Environment, Amb. Krzysztof Paturej, the President of the International Centre for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS) and Mieczysław Borowski, President of the Office of Technical Inspection (UDT), signed a cooperation agreement.
The inauguration of a nationwide program - Local Awareness and Responsibility in the Chemical Safety and Security
On 17 November, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Environment, a nationwide program on the development of the culture of chemical and environmental safety and security and the cooperation of all the stakeholders involved in dealing with chemicals and hazardous substances was inaugurated.
At a meeting held at the Ministry of Economy on 15 September Mr. Janusz Piechociński- Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Economy confirmed his support and willingness to actively participate in the development of the unique program of chemical safety and security in Kenya (Kenyan program). The Kenyan Program is aimed at creating the necessary infrastructure in Kenya for the use of the achievements of chemistry in a safe manner and in accordance with international standards and to promote economic and trade relations. Premier Piechociński emphasized innovative character the Kenyan Program and noted prospects of inclusion of the Polish companies into the Program under the Go Africa program.
During a ceremony on 2nd September 2014, Amb. Krzysztof Paturej, President of the Board of the ICCSS and Dr. Andrzej Mochoń, Chairman, Kielce Trade Fairs, signed a Letter of Intent on the cooperation to enhance chemical safety and security .
The ICCSS, together with Military University of Technology and Military Institute of Engineer Technology, Poland and with NATO sponsorship have developed NATO Advanced Training Course on Identification and Neutralization of Chemical Improvised Explosive Devices for promoting the higher level of security for societies all over the world. The main goals of the ATC is to enhance awareness on security developments including advanced technologies, methodologies and best practice in preparing the governments and societies to establish much lower level of vulnerability and much higher level of resilience in the case if using Ch-IED.