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IFBA Participates in Operation S³OMMET

To better support member countries in ensuring the safety and security of biological materials and emerging technologies, INTERPOL created Operation S3OMMET (The Safe, Secure, Surveillance of Microbiological Material and Emerging Technologies). Raising awareness among law enforcement, public health officials, biosafety professionals and academia in regions where it is most needed is a key goal of the project. Operation S3OMMET constitutes the cornerstone of collaboration between the INTERPOL CBRNE Sub-Directorate, the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) and CORDS (Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance).

SoMMET Middle East Workshop

To date, a series of Operation S3OMMET workshops have been held in a number of regions including:
- January 12-16, 2014 in Amman, Jordan
- March 10-14, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- June 23-27, 2014 in Tbilisi, Georgia

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