U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ISN: Iraq CBW Threat Reduction Activities

Deadline: 19 January 2018

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Security-Nonproliferation (ISN) is inviting eligible entities for its “Iraq CBW Threat Reduction Activities”.

ISN/CTR sponsors foreign assistance activities funded by the Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs (NADR) account, and focuses on mitigating proliferation risk in front line states and regions where terrorist threats are on the rise, such as in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

ISN/CTR administers Iraq CTR’s activities in partnership with government, security, academic, public health, and industrial communities to strengthen their ability to prevent CBRN attacks. Iraq CTR secures chemical and biological weapons-related assets (such as chemical and biological materials, equipment, technologies, expertise, and infrastructure) against terrorist networks intent on conducting CBW attacks.

Iraq CTR stakeholders include

  • Government ministries and agencies that have a role in chemical and biological oversight;
  • Law enforcement entities and security forces;
  • Chemical and biological faculties and departments within universities and research institutions;
  • Facilities that manufacture, store, or distribute weaponizable chemicals and their precursors;
  • Facilities that manufacture, store, or distribute especially dangerous pathogens;
  • Chemical academic and industry associations that may play a role in the promotion of global chemical management best practices;
  • Biological academic and industry associations that may promote biorisk management;
  • International organizations with complementary Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) prevention missions.


  • Strengthen the ability of the Government of Iraq to disrupt chemical and biological attacks
  • Prevent CBW attacks by promoting awareness of chemical and biological threats and adoption of threat mitigation best practices
  • Secure chemical and biological weapons-related assets throughout the supply chain
  • Develop innovative strategies and explore novel tools to adapt to the constantly evolving CBW threat

Iraq CTR Milestones

  • Awareness Raising
  • Adaptation of Core Principles
  • Formalization of Key Policies
  • Self-Sustaining Application

Funding Information

  • Award Ceiling: $250,000
  • Award Floor: $1

Eligibility Criteria

  • The following organizations are eligible to apply (both domestic and international):
    • Not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the tax code
    • Public and private educational institutions
    • For-profit organizations
    • Public International Organizations

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

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