PRESS RELEASES RSS

24/10/2017

EENA Members Workshop & Meet your MEP events

Check the report & photos from the latest EENA events


EENA Members Workshop & Meet your MEP events

 

 

 

EENA is happy to announce the publication of the ‘EENA Members Workshop’ and ‘Meet your MEP’ report! After 3 full days of work for around 100 EENA Members (16-18 October in Brussels, Belgium), the outcomes are now available.

 

 

 


Learn about:

  • The workshops: Read the summary of each working group, as well as the recommendations and next steps that were agreed by EENA members on key-items;
  • The topics: drones, caller location, social media, 112 apps, eCall, Next Generation, cybersecurity, and much more…
  • The Meet your MEP event: with photos & figures of emergency services meeting their political representatives at the European Parliament
  • Much more…

 


All the material is available here
 

 

IN A NUTSHELL
Approximately 100 EENA Members gathered in Brussels to debate all emergency response essentials and define concrete ways to help #makeEUsafe.

12 EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKSHOPS
16-17 October
EENA Members worked in small groups to debate key-topics of emergency response and come up with recommendations on how to progress for the safety of citizens.

EMERGENCY SERVICES MEET DECISION-MAKERS
18 October
EENA Members visited the European Parliament, where they met with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from their home country. The aim was to discuss how to work together to ensure advancements for people's safety.

EUROPEAN MARCH FOR TERRORISM VICTIMS & FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES
18 October
Emergency services from all the EU together with victims & survivors, marched united to pay tribute to the lives lost and to show solidarity with the work of emergency rescuers. They were joined by top-level officials from the EU and Member States, Members of the European Parliament and citizens. Attendees held a minute of silence before laying a flower in honour of everyone affected by terrorism, in a moving ceremony in the heart of Brussels.

 


All the material is available here
 

 


We would like to thank everyone that attendeed for making these events a success for the safety of people everywhere in Europe.

The events were organised with the valuable support of:

EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a Brussels-based NGO set up in 1999 dedicated to promoting high-quality emergency services reached by the number 112 throughout the EU. EENA serves as a discussion platform for emergency services, public authorities, decision makers, researchers, associations and solution providers with a view to improving the emergency response in accordance with citizens' requirements. EENA is also promoting the establishment of an efficient system for alerting citizens about imminent or developing emergencies.

The EENA memberships include more than 1300 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 80 solution providers, 15 international associations/organisations, more than 200 Members of the European Parliament and over 90 researchers.