The 18th regular meeting of the Working Group on Emergency Situations was held on the premises of the Secretariat on June 4-5, 2018 under the chair of the Georgian Side. Delegations of all Member States took part in the event.

The participants considered the few important issues of the annual plan of action. In particular, they discussed the progress of implementation of the Eastern Partnership flagship initiative in the frame of the EU Project «PPRD East – II» in 2017-2018; took note of a presentation made by the Ukrainian Side on the liquidation of the consequences of the emergencies resulted from the military actions in the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts; discussed preparations for the experience sharing visits and training of students.

The Group also decided that the issue of implementation of the project on the «Assessment of natural and anthropogenic risks and rehabilitation ways of the territories affected in the course of armed conflicts and emergencies in the GUAM Member States» should be proposed for consideration within the third phase of the EU Project «PPRD East».

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