Meeting of the Coordination Council
29th September 2012

Meeting of the Coordination Council The Coordination Council of the European Voluntary Civil Protection Organizations Forum (EVCPF) held a meeting on the 11th of September in Budapest.

After the official welcome speech Mr. Attila Lajtár, Project Manager of the National Association of Radio Distress-Signalling and Infocommunications has presented the planned website of the Forum to which we are waiting for further proposals related to the logos of the member organizations, photos of the leaders, accessibility of the website, etc.

After this, the participants listened to the information delivered by Ret. Col. Dr. István EndrÅ‘di about the experiences of the regional cooperation between Miskolc and Kosice, with special focus on the status of the performance of tasks related to the CIVPRO application.

As the third item on the agenda a discussion took place about the 2012-2013 budget of the EVCPF. In the report of the President it was mentioned that financial support could be obtained through applications, however, participation in applications has several bureaucratic features. He stressed that domestic application has not been written out this year.

Further on, the members have continued to prepare the EVCPF Conference. Its date was determined with which it follows the public event of the regimental standard granting and civil protection swearing to be organized by the National Disaster Management Directorate which will be inspected by the participants of the Conference.

The date is planned for 10.-11 October.

The body has proposed to finalise the Statutes at the Conference which should be discussed first in small group (section) form by the participants.

The Director General of the EU ECHO has also been invited to the Conference.

At the meeting of the Coordination Council the following personalities participated: Ms Moya Woodheath from England, Mr. Zeljko Dobranovic from Croatia, Ms Ivana Jancikova and Viktória Hlackova from Slovakia and Dr. Zsolt Dalnoki, Secretary General of the organization and Mr. József Schieber, Vice President of the MPVSZ.


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