GROUPPHOTOOn 9 March, the IPA FLOODS implementing Consortium gathered in Sarajevo the members of the Programme Steering Group.

The meeting, organised with kind support by the Protection and Rescue Sector, Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was aimed at discussing programme implementation progress and the way forward.

More details on Meeting outcomes will be published shortly in our web site. Here below are available some of the presentations delivered during the day, click on the titles for downloading the files.

The Meeting was preceded by the Regional Workshop on EU Floods Directive. Click on the title of the Workshop to access the web page dedicated to the event.

Morning session: co-chaired by EC DG ECHO and IPA FLOODS Consortium

Presentation of relevant initiatives in the region:
Bedrin project and NEIFLEX exercise, Luigi D’Angelo, Head of International Relations, Italian Civil Protection Department, IPA FLOODS Programme Director

Overview of IPA FLOODS progress, Antonio Barbera, IPA FLOODS Programme Manager

Capacity building for flood response preparedness – multi-national Civil Protection Modules for Flood Rescue using Boats (Lot 1) implementation progress and way forward, Domen Torkar, Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief of Slovenia– URSZR 

Procurement of equipment Flood Rescue using Boats (Lot 1): status and next steps, Manila Marcuccio, Studiare Sviluppo Srl, Italy

Presentation of border-crossing and HNS protocols (Lot 1-Lot 2), Luigi D’Angelo and Arabela Vahtaric, Head of International Relations, National Protection and Rescue Directorate of Croatia – NPRD

IPA FLOODS CRO 2016 field-exercise (Lot 1), Tamara Kopal, National Protection and Rescue Directorate of Croatia – NPRD

Financial arrangements for beneficiaries’ participation in IPA FLOODS CRO 2016 field-exercise (Lot 1), Manila Marcuccio, Studiare Sviluppo Srl, Italy     

Afternoon session: co-chaired by EC DG ECHO and IPA FLOODS Consortium

Capacity building for approximation to the EU Floods Directive (Lot 1): implementation progress and way forward, Marco Massabò, CIMA Research Foundation, Italy

Capacity building for flood response preparedness – multi-national Civil Protection Modules for High-Capacity Pumping and Flood Containment (Lot 2): implementation progress and way forward, Susanne Wacht, German Federal Agency for Technical Relief – THW and David Norlin, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agencies – MSB

Press Release
Steering Group Meeting agenda
List of participants
Minutes of the Steering Group Meeting