Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network

27 members

Community description

The Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network works for the Union Civil Protection Mechanism and its community, strengthening knowledge and expertise to effectively prevent, prepare for and respond to current and emerging risks and challenges in disaster risk management.

Target audience

The Knowledge Network brings together civil protection and disaster management actors, alongside researchers and academia in disaster management, to collaborate and learn from each other to strengthen the EU’s ability and capacity to deal with disasters. 

Objectives

(1) A stronger community with more collaboration between scientists, practitioners, policy and decision- makers in civil protection and disaster risk management (2) Shared knowledge to strengthen capacity to prevent, prepare for and respond effectively to emergencies and (3) Research that matters in civil protection and disaster risk management planning and operations.

Offered by

This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.