EPSA event

Crisis Management

16 September 2022

About the event

Recent health crisis and natural disasters have highlighted the urgent need for effective crisis management to increase preparedness and capabilities for response. In this workshop, we will present EU policies and initiatives, and discuss opportunities and challenges of transboundary crisis management.

Programme and speakers

9.45 – 10.00

Welcome and introduction

10.00 – 11.00

Instruments of crisis management in the EU

Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR)

Gabriela Gillstedt,

Council of the European Union, General Secretariat

Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM)

11.00 – 11.15


11.15 – 12.00

Civil protection and disaster relief in Slovenia

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch break

13.00 – 14.00

Crisis management in practice

The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) as tool for preparedness and performance in times of crisis

Survey results of CAF users’ experience

14.00 – 14.45

Transboundary crisis management: opportunities and challenges

14.45 – 15.00



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