Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries

EU-funded Flagship Initiative increasing disaster risk management capacities in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

The PPRD East 2 team took part in OSCE (Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe) International Round Table on the Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Furthering Chemical Safety and Security in Eastern Ukraine which was organised by the OSCE Project Coordinator on 16 August in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The objective of the Round Table meeting was to discuss needs in critical infrastructure protection, to review the progress of an integrated programme on chemical safety and security, and to discuss possibilities for adding an emergency-response project at the request of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.