The IPA Disaster Risk Assessment and Mapping (DRAM) Regional Workshop and the third Steering Committee meeting will be held in Antalya from June 18 to June 21.

Organized with the kind support of AFAD, the Steering Committee meeting represents the opportunity to gather IPA DRAM National Coordinators based in the Partner Countries, Consortium members, delegates from the European Commission including DG ECHO and key international stakeholders for the purpose of supporting as well as overseeing the overall progress of the Programme. The Steering Committee meeting will be held on June 20 – 21 and is preceded by the Regional Workshop on June 18 – 20.

The “Regional Workshop on Seismic Risk” is hazard specific, focused on earthquake risk, which is recognized as one of the main hazards within the IPA DRAM region of Western Balkan and Turkey. The workshop is expected to pool appointed national experts on seismology and geology from each partner country. Further it will focus on exchange of good practices, discussion and understanding of regional needs and gaps. The workshop, which will include keynote presentations by experts from the Programme Consortium, is part of the set of capacity building activities promoted by IPA DRAM to support and guide national authorities in the Programme implementation.