The European Union Delegation to India is organising a series of tutorials in four Indian cities for developers of applications, and a hackathon challenge in Bangalore at Indian Institute of Science (IISc). These events are being organised in cooperation with Indian and European partners under an EU funded project supporting cooperation between India and the EU on ICT standardisation.
Although having no nuclear power plants on their territory ASEAN countries could, in case of an incident at a radiological facility or nuclear accident in other countries, be affected by resulting radiological release. This raises the importance of an appropriate emergency preparedness and response (EP&R) arrangement for ASEAN countries. Recognising that there is not much EP&R expertise available, the European Commission actively supported the development of the Regional EP&R Strategy. The Strategy identified a lack of tools to enable comprehensive decision making in emergencies as the highest priority needs.
20 February 2018, New York – Statement by Mr. Gerton van den Akker, Chief of Staff, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Agenda Item 121: Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly