Early Warning System Workshop
The one-and-a-half-day Workshop aims to present particular problems detected from past experiences and to provide suggestions for the facilitation of cooperation between the countries of the river Mura basin (Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia) related to the Early Warning System between the relevant national authorities.
- Cooperation between the competent institutions in the area of Early Warning System and cooperation challenges (national and international);
- Development and implementation of a hydrological forecasting system;
- Timely delivery of emergency information to and among competent institutions;
- Coordination of procedures between producers of electricity from hydropower plants and competent institutions within the Early Warning System;
- Cross-border exchange of information among competent institutions within the Early Warning system;
- National and EU water management related legislation with an emphasis on early warning;
- Compatibility of data suitable in the exchange of Early Warning information.
Representatives of national authorities responsible for Early Warning System coming from Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia (6 per country) with representatives of the European Commission.
The Workshop is a combination of plenary, lessons learnt and working group sessions. Working groups will address particular Workshop objectives and come up with possible solutions.
The Workshop is composed of three half-day building blocks and structured as follows:
|Day 0||Day 1||Day 2|
||Application & Synthesis
Key note presentations:
- MURA floods - LL
- EFAS brief
- Union Civil Protection Mechanism
Report to plenary
Conclusion and recommendations
|Arrival of participants
Report to plenary
|Departure of participants
Location: Conference Centre Seggau Castle, Republic of Austria
Date: 17-19 November 2014