Project – AETHER

Client: European Commission / DG General Home Affairs
Period: 2009-2011

Partners: The Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki (FI) – lead partner;  CATS-Centre for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College (SE); Emergency Services College of Finland (FI); Finnair Plc (FI); IAGS-Institute for Analysis of Global Security; ISIG-Institute of International Sociology of Gorizia (IT); Jalasvirta Group (FI); STUK-Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland (FI).

Description: The objective of the project is to investigate situational awareness and decision making at the European Union level in the case of a complex CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear) threat-related crisis situation on board an airplane. The project also aims to identify prevention capacity against the use of CBRN material.

ISIG is responsible for  interviews with public and private stakeholders operating in the civil aviation sector in Italy, Finland and Hong Kong

 

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