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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
The event is an opportunity to discuss the future development of activities at the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC).
The seminar aims to gather around 120 inter-disciplinary experts on
Experts include scientists, practitioners and policy-makers at national, regional and international levels, as well as first responders and practitioners on the field, and private sector representatives.
Email: Montserrat Marin Ferrer (Montserrat.MARIN-FERRER@ec.europa.eu)
Following the previous seminars in London and Rome, this year's edition of the seminar on disaster risk management is co-organised by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior and the European Commission's Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC). The event has been included in the agenda of the Bulgarian Presidency Events.
The DRMKC aims at enhancing the EU and the Member States resilience to disasters and their capacity to prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies through the joint work of scientific groups, policy makers, practitioners and other relevant stakeholders. The principal activities of the DRMKC are to improve the science-based services and analysis; to enhance the use and uptake of research and operational knowledge; and to advance science and technology in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).