Continuous Cooperation with Local Authorities
A CMDR COE team attended the initial planning conference (IPC) of the Belene 2021 Exercise, where discussed and demonstrated the capabilities of the Centre’s Operations Laboratory in support to the decision-making process during the exercise execution. The Municipality of Belene, headed by its mayor, Mr Milen Pavlov Dulev organized and hosted this planning event which was held on 24 February 2021 in the municipal premises.
The exercise aims are to train the actions of the municipal headquarters for the implementation of the municipal disaster response plan. The specification of the exercise prepared by CMDR COE was the main topic of the meeting.
The conference was attended by representatives of the local authority of Belene, Regional Directorate and Regional Service Fire Safety and Civil Protection, Regional Police Department, militaries from engineer unit 28880, Branch for Emergency Medical Aid from the local hospital of the town of Belene, Water supply and sewerage company, electric CEZ Company.
All agreed that the main planning conference will be held again in the Municipality of Belene on 24 March 2021.
The European Security and Defence College (ESDC) had the honour of co-organising the course on Disaster Relief in CSDP Context, together with the Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence, the Diplomatic Institute to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and the Romanian National College of Home Affairs.» read more
Interns present their research on CMDR-related topics.» read more
The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge about the impact of man-made, natural and climate driven disasters on the European Security.» read more
CMDR COE Director awarded for contribution» read more
The CMDR COE new approach to reducing plastic pollution.» read more
In hybrid mode from 6 to 9 June 2022» read more
The CMDR COE is proud to announce that on 31st of May 2022 a meeting with representatives from The United Kingdom Embassy to Bulgaria and the United States Embassy to Bulgaria was held.» read more
On 31st of May, 2022, General Yaşar Güler, Commander of the Turkish Armed Forces paid an official visit to CMDR COE.» read more
Together with Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute (BDI) online iteration of the Crisis Management in Multilateral Frameworks (IGOs): The Role of Political/Civilian and Military Crisis Diplomacy Course» read more
We are proud to announce that a Note of Joining of Hungary to CMDR OOE was signed at the Headquarters of the Allied Command of Transformation.» read more
Brigadier General Marcus Ellermann paid a visit to the CMDR COE» read more
Another successful iteration of the Climate Change and Security course took place from 05 to 08 April 2022 on the CMDR COE premises in Sofia, and online.» read more
CAX Viking 2022, 30 March – 7 April» read more
Today, 5th April, the Climate Change and Security Course began. The course is conducted under the auspicious of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC), with the support of the Diplomatic Institute to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.» read more
The hyrbid (residential and on-line) edition of the Crisis Management and Disaster Response Course was conducted in the period 21-25 Mar 2022 from the virtual studio of CMDR COE.» read more
Productive working meeting with representatives from the Department of Energy (US DOE)» read more
Conducting Disaster Management Course via Joint Advanced Distributed Learning (JADL)» read more