Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is the detection, identification, evaluation, render safe, recovery and disposal of Explosive Ordnance. The EOD training programme includes altogether five consecutive courses beginning with the EOD Level 1 and ending with two specializations in EOD Level 3+.Read More
Explosive Hazards (EH) Awareness and Reduction are those actions which lessen the probability and/or severity of physical injury to people, property or the environment. The EH Awareness and Reduction course focuses on providing adequate knowledge, skills and attitudes to facilitate understanding and behaviour changes of people (target groups) at risk.Read More
The Training-of-Trainers (ToT) course is designed to prepare instructors from Central Asia and Afghanistan to deliver Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Explosive Hazards Awareness and Reduction Courses on a national and international level. The ToT is intended to equip prospective instructors with the understanding of specific training methods and methodologies for training adults as well as how to design, deliver, evaluate and follow-up training event.Read More
DUSHANBE, 30 May 2017 – Two parallel 14-day courses on explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) supported by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan concluded in Dushanbe today. The courses – for Russian-speaking and Tajik-Dari speaking students, respectively – were attended by 42 trainees from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Tajikistan.
“The EOD training programme, facilitated by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan, has been developed in line with international mine action standards and corresponds to national and regional requirements on the ground,” said Fabio Piana, Acting Head of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan. “The Office is particularly proud of the solid international and national partnerships that have enabled implementation of such training courses for the fourth year in a row.”
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Office in Tajikistan (OiT) facilitates regional cooperation and coordination in the field of mine action in Central Asia, predominantly focusing on but not limited to inter-military cooperation. This approach falls under the OSCE concept of comprehensive and cooperative security. One of the best examples of this cooperation is the OSCE extra-budgetary project, the Integrated Cooperation on Explosive Hazards Programme (ICExH), which has been running since mid-2013. The project received financial support from the governments of Austria and the Netherlands in the past, while the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM/WRA) has provided funding since 2014.