Brussels: European Civil Protection Forum 6-7 May 2015
The 5th European Civil Protection Forum took place in Brussels on 6 and 7 May 2015.

The Forum featured a two-day conference and an exhibition under the central theme of 'Partnership and Innovation'.

The 'Partnership' theme focused on strengthening cooperation between representatives of the European and UN institutions and authorities around the world, but also new partners, such as private companies, NGOs, academia, and scientific institutions.

The'Innovation' theme was about new technologies (such as unmanned aerial systems, social media, security, smart cities), as well as the links with research and development, and innovative ways of engaging with communities and various organisations.

A signing ceremony for the agreement on the participation of Turkey in the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism also took place during the Forum.
Read more about about the European Civil Protection Forum ec.europa.eu/echo/partnerships/civil-protection-partners/...
and the EU Civil Protection Mechanism ec.europa.eu/echo/what/civil-protection/mechanism_en
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