South-Eastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG) - formation established by seven participating nations in order to contribute to the regional security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area

Participation of SEEBRIG in the online Annual Interagency Interaction in Crisis Management and Disaster Response Conference, 14 May 2020

On 14th of May 2020, a team from SEEBRIG HQ attended the on-line Annual Interagency Interaction in Crisis Management and Disaster Response Conference jointly organized by CMDR COE from Sofia, Na-2 and NATO MILMED COE.
The aim of the online Conference was to provide a wide platform for information and knowledge exchange within the conference participants and subject matter experts.
The conference examined COVID-19 from multiple (military and civilian) perspectives (medical, economic, political, and social, including gender) and disciplines to ensure that a comprehensive and inclusive knowledge of impacts is generated and shared among participants.
Some of the topics addressed by participants from BGR, HUN, USA, POL, GRE, JOR, ITA, NED include national examples (Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Jordan and Poland) on virus containment measures; COVID-19 facts & myths, impacts on future missions and on security assistance; NATO HQ COVID-19 analysis and EADRCCs role; implications and opportunities in Emergency Preparedness Cooperation; economic impacts; psychological impacts; COVID-19 from a gender perspective, and education and training solutions during a pandemic.