Civil Protection Network
Since 2002 the Civil Protection Network (CPN) convenes 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. Click on presidency links above to learn about events, download documents and photos.
Based on an extensive expert analysis of the situation in the region and consultations among all member states, the Directors General for Civil Protection in the Baltic Sea Region adopted the Joint Position on Enhancing Cooperation in the Civil Protection Area at their 15th meeting in Iceland on 11 May 2017. It outlines prioritised areas in need of increased cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region to strengthen resilience and preparedness for various types of risks and threats