EUR-OPA Bureau Meeting

20 June 2022 Online meeting

The Bureau of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents met virtually for the second time this year in order to discuss the recent developments affecting the Agreement and to hold preliminary discussions of the items on the agenda of the next joint meeting of the Permanent Correspondents and...

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7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

23-28 May 2022 Bali, Indonesia

In the framework of the 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Bali, Indonesia on 23-28 May 2022, the Executive Secretary participated on 23 and 24 May in the Stakeholder Engagement Forum. He addressed the forum during the special session for the Stakeholder Group...

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Cessation of Russian Federation's Membership

23 March 2022 Strasbourg

Following the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the Committee of Ministers adopted a Resolution CM/Res(2022)2 on the cessation of the membership of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe, as from 16 March 2022 (link). Furthermore, on 23 March 2022, the Committee of...

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BeSafeNet 2022 Olympiad Results!

18 March 2022 Europe

Team Minulescu GEOsmart from National College “Ion Minulescu”, Romania has won the BeSafeNet 2022 Olympiad. Team Iliosporoi from Geitonas School, Greece and team Zamolxis from Colegiul Economic Delta Dunarii, Romania came second and third. A total of 212 teams from 122 secondary schools in 11...

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Presentation of the Meeting report on the 14th Ministerial Meeting of EUR-OPA to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

11 March 2022 Strasbourg

The Executive Secretary of the European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA) presented today during the meeting of the Committee of Ministers’ Rapporteur Group on Education, Culture, Sport, Youth and Environment (GR-C) a meeting report on the 14th Ministerial Meeting: Building More...

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EUR-OPA Bureau Meeting

8 March 2022 Online conference

The Bureau of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents met virtually on 8 March to discuss the consequences for the EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement of Resolution CM/Res(2022)1 on legal and financial consequences of the suspension of the Russian Federation from its rights of representation in the...

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Joint meeting of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents and the Directors of Specialised Centres

10-11 February 2022 Strasbourg

The EUR-OPA Joint Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents and the Directors of the Network of Specialised Centres met virtually on 10-11 February. At the meeting, Permanent Correspondents and Directors of Centres discussed the priority activities to implement the Medium-Term Plan...

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BeSafeNet 2022 Olympiad

10 February 2022 Online

Secondary schools from the member States of the European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA) will take part in the fourth international "Olympiad" which is an online competition on “Better knowledge against disasters” scheduled for 18 February 2022 at 09.00 GMT. More than 200...

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EUR-OPA Bureau Meeting

11 January 2022 Strasbourg

The Bureau of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents met virtually on 11 January for its first meeting of the year to prepare the forthcoming Joint Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents and the Directors of Specialised Centres, to be held on 10 and 11 February 2022. The Bureau...

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