TIEMS ruppebilde Kavtat 01
      "Crisis Management – Lessons Learned and New Challenges"
The International TIEMS Workshop – Croatia 2007, was held from 29th October - 31st October 2007 in Cavtat, Croatia with an Exciting Program.

The Workshop was a great meeting point of the delegates from the whole region of the South-Eastern Europe coming from the various governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in crisis management. About fifty delegates from Slovenia, Serbia, Greece, Romania, Italy, Chech Republic, Norway, Macedonia, Kosovo and Croatia, had an excellent opportunity to discuss particular current topics and aspects of crisis management, trying to share their experience and knowledge, improve their own national systems and redefine some of  the crucial approaches in crisis management.

After the opening ceremony and welcome speeches given by the host, Mr. Ranko Britvic, RCADR director, and a significant speech  by Mr. K. Harald  Drager, TIEMS president, regarding PSC Europe Forum – An Important EU Inititative with Global Public Safety Agenda supported by TIEMS, the lectures followed one another and enabled the active participation of all the present. 

The topics of the Workshop included the following issues:

  1. National Crisis Management systems: particularities, experiences,  improvements, coordination
  2. South-east Europe – preparedness to crisis situations
  3. Decision-making process in rapidly emerging crisis
  4. Coordination in crisis situations of international proportions
  5. Operative forces and their organizatios
  6. Critical infrastructures
  7. Environmental disasters and crisis management
  8. Water resources management as a cause of crisis
  9. Climate changes
  10. Crisis management in cases of chemical-biological-technological accidents
  11. Humanitarian crises
  12. Terrorism and security
  13. De-mining
  14. Health emergencies and response
  15. Risk diminution – „good practices“
  16. The role of press & mass media in crisis situations
  17. Crisis management in cyberspace
  18. ICT – Information and Communication Technologies
  19. Assessment techniques for risk analysis
  20. Prevention, training and education
  21. Psychological and social approach in crisis situations
  22. Case studies and lessons learned

During the Workshop, course of the  delegates underlined the necessity of the permanent regional cooperation and existance of the sustainable international coordination when/if a situation of crisis eventually appear.  Also, they concluded that is necessary to establish a strong and vivid regional network including the organizations, institutions, operative forces and professionals of the crisis management.
Ranko and Stiven leads the singing and dancing