The 17th meeting of the Working Group on emergency situations was held on the premises of the Secretariat on November 20-21, 2017 under the chair of the Georgian Side. Delegations of all Member States took part in the event.

Deliberations of the Group gave attention to the following lines:

  • implementation of the Eastern Partnership flagship initiative in the frame of the EU Project «PPRD East – II» in 2016-2017;
  • participation of the member states in the activities on the issues of addressing the threats of nuclear, radioactive, chemical and biological terrorism and liquidation of its eventual aftereffects;
  • initiating of the second phase of the project «On the liquidation of trans-boundary aftereffects of industrial disasters in the delta of Danube».

The Group decided to initiate the development of the Joint Actions Plan of bilateral cooperation, to facilitate education of the GUAM member states students in appropriate institutions of Ukraine, to provide for a study tour of GUAM delegation to the Academy of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Republic of Azerbaijan next year.

The group approved its Report for 2017 and the Plan of work for 2018.

The next meeting of the Group will be convened the second quarter of 2018.