Thursday, 17. May 2018 to Friday, 18. May 2018

Based on the invitation from the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations (GIES) to the Member States of Disaster Pareparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE), representatives of DPPI SEE together with a delegation of GIES attended the International Conference on Environmental Legislation, Safety Engineering and Disaster Management - ELSEDIMA, in Cluj Napoca, 17-18 May 2018.

This activity represented Romania's contribution to 2018 Disaster Management Training Program under DPPI SEE, attended by 11 representatives from Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Head of the DPPI SEE Secretariat .

The conference aimed to create and develop a relevant dialogue, focusing on population involvement, risk awareness and communication, the need to create and develop a network of experts and organizations at national and local level to be integrated into the international flow.

GIES leadership has been represented by First Deputy General Inspector - Colonel Daniel Marian DRAGNE and Lieutenant Colonel Rareş PETRE, European Affairs, Assistance and International Relations Service, responsible officer for DPPI SEE cooperation.

At the opening of the conference, speeches were presented by the representatives of the Babeş-Bolyai University, GIES, DPPI SEE, Romanian Academy and Academy of Technical Sciences in Romania.