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MES delegation attends the 52nd session of the Executive Council of the International Civil Defense Organization

On April 8-9, 2019, at the invitation of Acting Secretary General of the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO) Belkacem Elketroussi, the delegation led by Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations, Lieutenant-General Etibar Mirzayev attended the 52nd session of the Executive Council of the ICDO in Beirut, Lebanon.

22 member and observer states of the Executive Council of the International Civil Defense Organization participated in the session.

During the session Acting Secretary General Belkacem Elketroussi unanimously was re-elected to the same post by the next meeting of the ICDO General Assembly, director of the International Monitoring and Coordination Center of the organization Andrey Kudinov was elected as Deputy Secretary General.

Furthermore, detailed information was given about the work done by International Monitoring and Coordination Center ICDO over past year. It was noted that the Center had organized a number of projects, trainings and seminars in member states. The Center’s training plan for 2019 was also presented.

Views were exchanged on achievements in reduction of emergency risks, civil defense and protection of the people from emergency situations within the past five years, as well as issues related to implementation of the strategic development program of ICDO.

 

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