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Exchange of Experts Programme

Exchange of Experts Programme - Top tips for applicants

The Exchange of Experts in Civil Protection Programme aims at connecting experts across borders to broaden their operational knowledge and skills through practical experience and knowledge sharing.
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Canada - EU response to wildfires

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The quarterly UCPKN Newsletter is full of UCPM-related news, updates from the Community and information on upcoming events, learning opportunities and new resources in the field of civil protection and disaster risk management.
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Sectoral news, stories from the frontlines and events of importance to the civil protection and disaster risk management community.


Union Civil Protection - Capacity Development

Capacity Development

The Knowledge Network Capacity Development pillar aims to connect, promote and strengthen capacity development initiatives relevant to civil protection and disaster management.
Union Civil Protection - Science & Research

Science & Research

Through the Knowledge Network, the scientific community and operational stakeholders in disaster management have a new space to connect and share knowledge.

Civil protection exercises

The exercise programme of the Knowledge Network offers a variety of civil protection exercises to enhance prevention, preparedness and disaster response.

Featured projects



European Program for Wildfire-Prepared Communities.


Extreme Wildfire Events Data Hub for Improved Decision Making project will set up a testbed and open platform to advance in research and prepare European emergency response systems for extreme wildfires.


Wildland-Urban-Interface Fire Touristic Infrastructures Protection Solutions.

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