Seminar on Prevention and Crisis Management of Chemical and Biological Terrorism

July 3, 2007

  1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will jointly hold a seminar with the Government of Malaysia (the Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT)) on ‘Prevention and Crisis Management of Chemical and Biological Terrorism’ for Asian countries from July 3 (Tue) to 5 (Thu) in Kuala Lumpur.
  2. Approximately 30 participants from the ASEAN member countries, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea, who are in charge of counter-terrorism against chemical and biological terrorism, will attend this seminar. Experts from Japan, the US, and Australia will attend it as lecturers.
  3. During the seminar, participants will exchange views, discuss and conduct a table top exercise on how they would respond to a terrorist attack, under the themes such as: chemical and biological threats evaluation, as well as prevention, counter-measures, and coordination among agencies concerned with terrorism to assure proper response in cases of chemical and biological terrorism.