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The online platform of the Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network serves as an information and collaboration hub for the civil protection and disaster risk management community in Europe. Whether you are practitioner, researcher, policy maker or volunteer, in this section you will find something for yourself: sectoral newsevents of importance to the community and stories from the frontlines giving more visibility to the important work of the community members.

Conferences, seminars, workshops, project and networking events for the civil protection and disaster risk management community.
UCPM developments, legislative and policy updates, news from the Member States and project community, and much more.
Community testimonials promoting civil protection and disaster risk management policies and practices across Europe.


European Year of Youth
International Youth Day
August 12 is UN International Youth Day, with a special focus on intergenerational solidarity. 2022 is also the European Year of Youth. To mark International Youth Day, the Knowledge Network looks at some of the ways that young people are getting involved in civil protection.
News12 August 2022European Year of Youth
Call for tenders
Tenders - International cooperation CP programmes
DG ECHO launched two call for tenders targeting beneficiaries from the Instrument of Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) and European Neighbourhood policy countries.
News22-23 September 2022Call for tenders
Conference Risk Management
Conference: Risk Management for Natech
FORMATEX23 project invites for a Conference on Risk Management for Natural Hazards Triggering Technological Disasters. Deadline for registration is August 31st 2022.
Event14-15 September 2022FORMATEX23
EPSA event on Crisis Management
EPSA event on Crisis Management
EIPA is organising a workshop on transboundary crisis management and related challenges on 16 September 2022.
Event16 September 2022EIPA
EU solidarity to combat wildfires
European forest fire season already deadly
2022 could be the worst year on record for land burned.
Story29 July 2022DG ECHO
Sweden fighting forest fire
International Conference on Forest Fire Research
Next edition of the International Conference on Forest Fire Research and related events will take place in Coimbra, Portugal, on 11-18 November 2022.
Event11-18 November 2022ICFFR

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