Updated 24.04.2015
14. December 2016
In this new publication, the Danish Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness presents an overall assessment of current biological threats and risks. All sources and references in the report are open source, and the... Read more...
30. November 2016
In November 2016, The Danish Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness, conducted a course on biosecurity in Tbilisi, Georgia. The course was arranged by WHO. In this connection, the book ”An Efficient and Practical... Read more...
09. August 2016
The biosecurity survey was performed to gather information on the biosecurity level and laboratory capacity in Kenya for the purpose of providing information outlining relevant components for biosecurity legislation,... Read more...
22. January 2016
Published by Bradford Disarmament Research Centre, University of Bradford, UK. The handbook is available in draft (Advance version) only. The final version will be posted in the end of January. Chapter 14 is about the... Read more...
16. December 2015
At a meeting in Geneva this week of States Parties of the Biological Weapons Convention, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark confirms Denmark’s strong engagement in enhancing global biosecurity. The Danish... Read more...
10. December 2015
The Danish Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness is offering international courses on how to establish and implement a national biosecurity system. Usually, this is conducted as a one-week course in Copenhagen, but... Read more...
16. July 2015
The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently visited a factory, Pyongyang Biotechnical Institute, in the outskirts of Pyongyang. Press photos from the visit resulted this month in allegations that the factory in reality... Read more...
26. June 2015
In 2008, the Danish Parliament enacted a comprehensive Biosecurity Law. The following year, the Danish Ministry of Health issued an Executive Order describing the practical details of implementation. A lot of research... Read more...
13. January 2015
Experts from CBB at Statens Serum Institut are being deployed to Gran Canaria to instruct the crew on board Ark Futura in the use of personal protection equipment for Ebola virus. Ark Futura is... Read more...
01. December 2014
At the opening of the Meeting of States Parties to the Biological and Toxic Weapons Convention (BTWC) in Geneva on 1 December, Denmark’s Ambassador for Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Control, Susanne Rumohr... Read more...
20. October 2014
The Danish Partnership Programme in East Africa is mentioned in a Washington Post article about the "Global Health Security Agenda" meeting in Washington last month. See the article: Global leaders... Read more...
29. September 2014
Friday, September 26, CBB participated in White House meeting to discuss how to develop basic disease detection and monitoring systems to contain the spread of deadly illnesses. See The Washington Post: Leaders... Read more...
28. January 2014
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Defence and The Ministry of Health are cooperating on an innovative pilot project that aims to improve biosecurity and health in East Africa. The project will be... Read more...
29. August 2013
CBB's Annual Report is now available in English. In 2012, CBB has, among other things, focused on international cooperation and awareness raising in relation to biosecurity. Thus, CBB has been involved in a number of... Read more...
11. July 2013
Please be informed that any production of controlled toxins requires a licence regardless of quantity. Possession, use and storage of toxins are exempted from the Executive Order, cf. Annex 1, if the... Read more...
18. September 2012
The summary from the European Biosecurity Workshop: Biothreat Prevention in Practice is now available on this website together with presentations and photos from the workshop. Link to European Biosecurity... Read more...
10. July 2012
The European biosecurity workshop; "Biothreat Prevention in Practice" took place in Copenhagen, June 2012. The presentations are now available on this website and a workshop summary will follow soon. See the... Read more...
14. June 2012
The Danish Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness has as part of the Danish EU presidency in 2012 hosted a biosecurity workshop under the title European Biosecurity Workshop: Biothreat Prevention in Practice. The... Read more...
31. January 2012
The Danish Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness (CBB), Statens Serum Institut will as part of the Danish EU presidency in 2012 host a biosecurity workshop under the title:  European Biosecurity Workshop:... Read more...

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