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UCPM Peer Review Programme

The EU Peer Review programme promotes an integrated approach to disaster risk management and supports a wider policy dialogue across Europe and beyond, improving policy coherence and facilitating the exchange of good practices on civil protection and disaster risk management.

Guidance material

To guide the peer review process for both the country/region under review and the peer team, the following key documents are available:

The analytical Assessment Framework for a Peer Review

(4.06 MB - PDF)

Wildfire Peer Review Assessment Framework (Wildfire PRAF)

(14.5 MB - PDF)

Peer Review Programme Guidelines

(2.36 MB - PDF)

Peer-reviewed countries

To date, 16 countries have benefitted from a peer review: the United Kingdom, Finland, Bulgaria, Georgia, Türkiye, Estonia, Malta, Poland, Cyprus, North Macedonia, Tunisia, Serbia, Algeria, Portugal, Romania and the Republic of Moldova.

Find links to all peer review reports in the document below.

Peer Review reports


Country Date Review Report 
Moldova2023Comprehensive Disaster Risk Managementen
Romania2023Thematic peer review on disaster risk management governance and preventionen
Serbia2019Comprehensive Disaster Risk Managementen
Algeria2019Comprehensive Disaster Risk Managementfr
Portugal2019Comprehensive Disaster Risk Managementen
Cyprus2018General Disaster Risk Managementen
North Macedonia2018Comprehensive Disaster Risk Managementen
Tunisia2018Comprehensive Disaster Risk Managementen - fr
Estonia2016Risk management capabilitiesen
Malta2016Risk assessmenten
Poland2016Risk assessmenten - pl
Bulgaria2015General Disaster risk managementen - bg
Georgia2015Risk assessment and early warningen - ge
Türkiye2015General Disaster risk managementen - tk 
Finland2014Building resilience to disasters: assessing the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Actionen 
United Kingdom2013Building resilience to disasters: assessing the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Actionen
Last updated: 6 November 2023

More information

Peer review 2020-2024_Factsheet

(1.14 MB - PDF)