Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan - 10-12 February 2020: Training course on "Safety and Security issues in the management of C and B waste materials in manufacture facilities and laboratories”
From 10 to 12 February 2020 a working group of thirty-three professionals and experts from key national agencies of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan met in Islamabad at the National Institute of Health the Working Package 4 delegation of experts of the European Union’s Centers of Excellence for the prevention, protection and mitigation against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear risks and threats. The scientific and technical discussion focused on a series of emerging threats related to the management of hazardous chemical and biological waste. In particular, some exemplar case studies dealing with the handling, reduction, recycling and reuse of hazardous waste materials (urban mining, animal carcasses, formaldehyde-containing solution disposal, asbestos waste materials, etc.) were treated and discussed in a multidisciplinary way, thanks to the multi-faceted background of the participants.