On 9 December 2013, ten representatives of the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Agency started their training in Warsaw. The training is organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the National School of Public Administration and NATO.
Afghanistan’s crisis management system is still under construction, which is why the Afghan administration needs a model for creating effective mechanisms that would facilitate the coordination of services’ work in case of emergency. A response to that need is the training, which aims to present different crisis management models, including Polish and Hungarian ones.
The project is a Polish contribution to the Istanbul Process. It is a Turkish initiative aimed at building trust in multilateral regional cooperation by developing mechanisms of combating terrorism, drug trafficking, extremism and poverty in Afghanistan and its neighbouring countries. The European Union, including Poland, has been supporting activities under the Istanbul Process since 2011.
The training will run from 9 until 17 December 2013. It is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the “Polish Aid” development cooperation programme.