Today June 7th, the EC issued a press release setting out the new EU strategy for more resilient states and societies around the world. The goal of this strategy is to move from crisis containment to a more structural and long-term approach to global challenges. Instead of spending enormous resources to react in the aftermath of events, it emphasizes an approach based on anticipation, prevention and preparedness. This will guide the EU’s external action as presented by the EU Global Strategy.
The European Commission has identified the main disasters risks faced by Europe today. Flooding, extreme weather and critical infrastructure disruption are among the top five risks across the European Union, as identified by Member States. Interdependencies are growing in a risk landscape that is increasingly influenced by climate change.
We are delighted to announce that PSCE will be participating to the International Public Safety Deployment Panel for the 2017 PSCR Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting! The event will take place on June 13th from 9:00am-10:00am at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. It will be an outstanding occasion for PSCE to give an update on the status of deploying a public safety network in Europe, in front of an international audience!
On May 16th 2017, the EC issued a report which provides an update on progress made on key files while addressing the ongoing work to improve information management for borders and security and setting out the Commission’s new approach towards achieving the interoperability of EU information systems of security, border, and migration management by 2020. As a result of the recent global cyberattack, the report emphasizes the necessity of accelerating these developments in order to provide an effective response to future cyber threats.
On 04 and 05 May 2017, another PSCE conference successfully took place at the Leonardo Munich City South Hotel.