Sub-regional DRR workshop was held in Georgia

On Fabruary 4-6, 2014 the Sub-regional Disaster Risk Reduction workshop was held at “Shetaron Metechi Palace” in Tbilisi under the organization of EU-funded PPRD East Programme and the Emergency Management Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.


Seminar was held by the experts from European Union and UNISDR. Event was attended by the representatives of Emergency Management Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Ministry for the Environment and Natural Recourses Protection of Georgia, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia as well as representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan and State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

 

Aim of the event was to share European and global disaster risk reduction expertise and experience, and to boost the cooperation in disaster risk management between the PPRD East Programme Partner Countries and the EU. At the end of the seminar Ms Ketevan Khutsishvili, EU Delegation in Georgia, Mr. Zviad Katsashvili, Director of MIA Emergency Management Department and Mr. Sergej Anagnosti, PPRD East Programme Team Leader, handed over certificates to the participants.

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