On 3rd to 4th October 2019, working meetings and consultations of component leaders on the implementation of the Twinning project “Strengthening the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus” were held by the Ministry of Emergencies of the Republic of Belarus and representatives of the Republic of Austria of the Ministry of Interior, AEI Representative and the Republic of Finland of the Ministry of Interior to agree on a initial work plan for the project for the next two years. Following the results of the working meetings, joint proposals were developed for the Plan, which includes a phased implementation of the project for the following components:
Component 1: Regulatory framework brought more in line with the EU Code of Civil Protection;
Component 2: Advanced disaster risk assessment methodologies and management mechanism;
Component 3: Advanced disaster data management and analysis systems;
Component 4: Enhanced mobilization and coordination of disaster preparedness and response.
In addition, during the working meetings, discussions were held on the development of specific steps for the implementation of the components: practical exchange of experience, seminars, round tables, mutual visits.