11/12/2019 Current Activites

MEDIA ADVISORY- Conference „Preparation of Bosnia and Herzegovina for Union Civil Protection Mechanism”, (within the Project “EU 4 Better Civil Protection”)

The Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as the responsible authority for ensuring the fulfilment of the international obligations of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the field of protection and rescue and for the coordination of civil protection activities, is strongly committed to foster the functioning of the disaster response system in BiH to effectively prevent, prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters in BiH.

All media are invited to cover the Conference “Preparation of Bosnia and Herzegovina for Union Civil Protection Mechanism” to present the results of the ongoing EU funded project “EU for Better civil protection” on Thursday 12 December at 10:30 hrs at the BiH Parliamentary Assembly (Grand hall 1/I).

Press statements are scheduled at 11:10 hrs and will be given by representatives of the EU Delegation to BiH, the Ministry of Interior Republic of Croatia, the Ministry of Security BiH as well as entity civil protection administrations and the Department for Public Safety Brcko District.

The project „EU 4 Better Civil Protection“ funded by the European Union with 1.5 million euro is being implemented since March 2019 by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Croatia together with the Association for Risk Management (AZUR) to help BiH to become a participating state within the Union Mechanism for Civil Protection.

The presence of representatives from the diplomatic core in Bosnia and Herzegovina, domestic scientific and academic structures, representatives of relevant regional organizations and institutions from Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected on the Conference.

Additional information is available at https://ec.europa.eu/echo/what/civil-protection/mechanism_en

For more information, please contact:

Emina Mušija, E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: +387 (0) 66 032 319

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