On 07 December, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, published a press release informing that it will be able to deploy as many as 1 500 border guards at short notice to assist member states in emergency situations at their EU’s external borders.
The BroadMap consortium would like to announce the date for the Final BroadMap Workshop, to be held on 6 April 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The Workshop will present the outcomes of the BroadMap project.
What: BroadMap Final Workshop
When: 6 April 2017
Target audience: The BroadMap Final Workshop is open to PPDR practitioners, companies and research centers/universities interested in the BroadMap project and the development of broadband technologies for public protection and disaster relief (PPDR).
More information on registration and accommodation will follow soon!
The RSPG (high-level advisory group for the development of radio spectrum policy) has produced a draft opinion on Europe’s spectrum policy strategy regarding the Internet of Things (IoT).
On 30 November 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) confirmed that an agreement had been reached by the Slovak presidency with the European Parliament on the Directive on combatting terrorism.
Manfred Blaha, Vice-President of the PSC Europe, gave an interview in the context of the PSCE Conference in Athens which took place on 23-24 November.