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Workshop
2022-01-14
CEN Workshop Agreement on "International and interinstitutional crisis and disaster management – Guideline for the mapping of terminology and icons"

The objective of this CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) is enabling a respondent to a crisis to exchange information across jurisdictions, organisations and borders to other responders, while maintain full control of the information and while using their own terminology and symbology.

 

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Workshop
2022-01-11
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Collaborative Emergency Response – Communication and sharing of operational information among multiple public safety agencies"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) aims to define a cooperative framework and the required guidelines for stakeholders from multiple operational organizations to be able to exchange information on situational awareness and the status of the operations, as it is necessary in large-scale crises. 

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Workshop
2022-01-11
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Management of forest fire incidents – SITAC-based symbology"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) is intended to benefit the cooperation among the EU and global wildfire management community, comprising incident commanders, fire officers, forest managers, personnel of the civil protection agencies and Emergency services.

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Workshop
2021-12-17
CEN Workshop Agreement "Standardisation of Implementation Guidelines for evaluation and assessment reporting of exercises for crisis management"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) aims to cover standardisation gaps of the evaluation phase and lessons learnt documentation of an exercise of crisis management.

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Workshop
2021-12-17
CEN Workshop Agreement "Specifications for Digital Scenarios for Search and Rescue Exercises"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) aims to cover limitations in existing practices related with the design and planning of Search and Rescue exercises. 

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Workshop
2021-12-17
CEN Workshop Agreement "Structuring the emergency response plans of public safety agencies focusing on incidents such as CBRN and waste disposal plants emergencies"

The objective of the standardization initiative is to develop a document that guides the officers of the public safety agencies on the development and structuring of the response plans that have to be activated during an emergency. Furthermore, guidance on the sharing of this information among the agencies that are involved in a situation will be provided.

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Workshop
2021-10-19
CEN Workshop "Urban search and rescue - Guideline for the application of a test method for innovative technologies to detect victims in debris"

In the face of natural or man-made disasters, urban search and rescue (SaR) teams and other first responders like police, medical units, civil protection or volunteers, race against the clock to locate survivors within the critical 72-hour timeframe (Golden Hours), facing challenges such as instable structures or hazardous environments but also insufficient situational awareness – all resulting in lengthy SaR processes.

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Research & Innovation
2021-08-03
Stair4Security project: conclusions and results

 

STAIR4SECURITY (Standards, Innovation and Research for Security) is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The project has been coordinated by CEN with the involvement of four National Standardization Bodies (AFNOR, ASI, DIN and SIS), together with the Chairperson of CEN/TC 391 'Societal and Citizen Security', TFC Research and Innovation Limited, National University of Ireland Galway, and KPMG Future Analytics. The project started in January 2019 and  ended in June 2021.

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Publications
2020-11-23
Security standards are for all. Read CEN and CENELEC’s new brochure

 

The CEN and CENELEC Sector Forum for Security (SF-Sec) has developed a brochure to share with the security standardization community.

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