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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

7th European Civil Protection Forum

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Towards faster, greener & smarter emergency management

Over the last 15 years, the European Civil Protection Forum has become an important European gathering of practitioners and decision-makers in the field of civil protection.

The Forum welcomes actors involved in the implementation and shaping of the European Civil Protection Policy. This includes representatives from the civil protection and disaster management communities such as governments, local, national and regional civil protection authorities, first responders, EU institutions, the scientific community and the private sector as well as other relevant stakeholders wishing to provide their input to this discussion.

The 7th edition of the Forum, organised by the European Commission on 28 and 29 June 2022, will be the first one after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, it positions itself as the ideal platform for a timely and joint reflection on the current and future role of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, whose success story is globally acknowledged.

Under the overarching theme “Towards faster, greener & smarter emergency management”, the Forum will tackle 4 policy axes:

STRENGHTEN CLIMATE RESILIENCE - Preparing for extreme weather events
PROTECT OUR CITIZENS - Adapting to new risks
EUROPE IN THE WORLD - Reaching beyond geographical boundaries
EMBRACE INNOVATION & DIGITALISATION - Pooling our knowledge

… elaborated in various formats:

  • 5 Plenaries
  • 12 Workshops
  • 2 Thinking Labs
  • 1 Exhibition

More information

Further information can be found in the Forum Booklet.

Registration

Registrations are now closed.

For any inquiries, please contact ECHO-CP-Forum@ec.europa.eu.

Previous editions

2018