Webportal Launching Conference, September 27, 2013, Kisinev, Moldova

The Conference is taking place as part of the Group of Activities 2 / Activity 2.2 “Increase the sector cooperation by setting up the Black Sea Safety Network / Launch of the Seismic safety Net(work) Web Portal”.The meeting was organized by Moldavian Project Partner, Institute of Geology and Seismology and take place at Regency Hotel, Kisinev, Moldova. Continue reading

Regional Workshop, Istanbul

Within the scope of Activity Group 1, regional workshop was organized in Istanbul by IPA partner with the participation of project partners and the stakeholders. The workshop organized at regional level with the purpose of working on country assessment reports comments, definitions of regional networking needs, the elaboration of “Black Sea seismicity monitoring and early warning systems alignment plan” and initiation of future training outlines. The workshop was organized in consecutive two days, on the dates of 27th and 28th September 2012 in Boğaziçi University Kandilli and Istanbul Aydın University Florya Campuses considering the related workshop topic titles. Continue reading

Network Inaugural Meeting, Varna

General purpose of the meeting: ESNET Project Inaugural Meeting’s main aim was to discuss and to have a consensus developing an agreement on creating a platform for long-term cooperation among the stakeholders in the participating countries, TR, RO, BGR and MLD in the fields of preventing, monitoring and intervention in case of earthquakes. Continue reading

Turkey Opening Press Conference

At İstanbul Armada Hotel a press conference was held presenting “ESNET Project activities, expected outputs, the Partnership developed between the Project Partners and the Project Funding Donor EU” by Project IPA Implementing Partner IBC; “Earthquake Hazards in Turkey”, “Seismic Hazard and Risk in Republic of Turkey and İstanbul”, “Seismic Hazard and Risk Vulnerability and Early Warning Systems in Turkey”, “Emergency Reactions in Turkey” and “İstanbul Seismic Risk Mitigation and Emergency Preparedness Project” by AFAD(1 Branch Manager), KOERI(3 Academicians), UMKE(1 Director, 2 Director Assistant, 2 Institution Members),IPCU (1 Manager) and AFAM (2 Academicians) representatives. Continue reading

Bulgaria Project Start Press Conference

At the Congress Centre Varna a press conference was held presenting “ESNET Project activities and expected outputs” and “Seismicity and hazard in Bulgaria and Black Sea region”. There was a big interest from national and local media. The press conference was attended by 5 national televisions, 3 radio stations, 2 news agencies and more than 10 online medias. Number of materials have been published or broadcast by local and national news programs. There was a coffee break and lunch organized for the participants in the press conference. Continue reading

Bulgaria Country Assessment Study Visit

The event was organized in 30-31 may 2012 in Varna region. During the first day of the Bulgarian exchange study visit a scientific session was held in the Varna Congress Centrum. The second day started with a visit to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (Varna). Continue reading

Turkey Country Assessment Study Visit

The ESNET Project Turkey Country Assessment Meeting was held on 10 – 11 May 2012, in Istanbul, under the hosting of IBC – International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation and AFAM – Istanbul Aydin University Disaster Education, Application and Research Centre. The meeting was held with the objective to assess the disaster potential, with accent on the seismic risk degree and the earthquakes effects in the intervention areas of Turkey. Continue reading