Civil Protection Network
Since 2002 the Civil Protection Network convene annually at the level of Directors-General to exchange views on ongoing activities and to coordinate joint measures in the field of civil protection, critical infrastructure protection and other emergency preparedness issues in the Baltic Sea Region. Additionally the network meets annually at senior expert level and on ad hoc basis in different constellations in order to discuss particular issues or prepare joint projects. The network’s chairmanship follows the CBSS Presidency rotation. The 7th Baltic Sea States Civil Protection Directors-General meeting was held in Copenhagen on the 26-27 March 2009, hosted by the Danish Emergency Management Agency. The 8th Baltic Sea States Civil Protection Directors-General meeting was held in Vilnius in March/April 2010, to be hosted by the Fire and Rescue Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.
XII CBSS Civil Protection Network Directors-General meeting was held in Helsinki 28-29 April 2014, hosted by the Finnish Ministry of the Interior, under the auspices of the CBSS Finnish Presidency 2013-2014.
XIII CBSS Civil Protection Network Directors-General meeting took place in Tallinn on 2-3 June 2015 and was hosted by the Estonian Rescue Board.
XIV CBSS Civil Protection Network Directors-General meeting took place in Gdansk 8-9 June 2016. Read more about the event here.