European Centre for Vulnerability of Industrial and Lifelines Systems (ECILS)

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URL: http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/majorhazards/centres/presentation/ecils_en.asp

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Founded

1997-03

History

Mar 1997, as one of the 'European Network of Specialist Centres' of F-XF1447 - Open Partial Agreement on the Prevention of, Protection against and Organization of Relief in Major Natural and Technological Disasters (EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement), within the framework of the D-XD0435 - Council of Europe (CE). Also referred to as ECILS-Skopje.

Aims

Promote programmes for theoretical and applied research on the urban vulnerability associated with the physical and social lifelines and industrial systems; strengthen cooperation between local and national authorities, industry and research institutions for rational planning of measures for reduction of natural hazards' consequences caused by physical damage or functional interruption of physical and social lifelines and industrial systems; improve and further develop experimental research facilities, strong motion instrumentation and monitoring of physical lifeline and industrial systems; promote international cooperation; promote public awareness on problems related to vulnerability of lifelines and industrial systems, mitigation policies and measures, development and promotion of risk prevention culture; disseminate relevant results and information.

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Structure

Administrative Council of 12; Scientific Council; Directorate.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

XG8671

Last News

2006

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