Conference: "Bridge the Gap: environmental and industrial risks in eastern Ukraine"

February 9, 2021

From February 16 to 18 the Prevent Prepare Protect Consortium (3P) will hold a three-day conference "Bridge the Gap: environmental and industrial risks in eastern Ukraine"

The event will be held in an online format in Kyiv. Conference will include thematic panel discussions on the prevention of risks of industrial, natural and environmental disasters in eastern Ukraine, as well as the protection and preparation of civilians and government agencies for possible emergencies in Donbas. In particular, the following issues will be raised:

  • Environmental Monitoring as the basis for a national risk-oriented approach;
  • The mine situation: from ecological constraint to ecological asset;
  • Evidence-based decision making for disaster risk management;
  • Decentralization – Settlement/Hromada level preparedness and response capacity.

The conference is being organized by the members of the 3P Consortium, ACTED, Embassy of Sweden in Kyiv, Embassy of France in Ukraine and with the support of the European Commission's Directorate General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO).

You can find more detailed information following this link

3P Consortium was formed in 2019 by the group of international and Ukrainian NGOs to reduce disaster risk vulnerability in eastern Ukraine.  Members of the 3P Consortium are united by their desire to Prepare, Prevent and Protect civilian populations and critical service systems in Ukraine from the risks of natural, ecological and industrial disasters.

More on this topic: