Prisma project organizes 3 international conferences in the spring of 2014

logo-prismaThe Safety Region SouthHolland South is the lead partner in the PRISMA project (Promoting and Implementing Strategies for Risk management and Assessment.) Prisma focuses on the development and implementation of risk management strategies and the use of risk assessment as its principle basis.


The objective of PRISMA is to test the cross‐sectoral implementation of risk assessment and the development of risk management (prevention) strategies, as described in the MiSRaR handbook. A second objective is to stimulate the use of risk management on a European level and to romote and implement the exchange of knowledge between local and regional governments
pand their numerous stakeholders.

The European Union considers current challenges related to risks and safety a top priority and provided financial support for this project out of the “Civil Protection Financial Instrument”.


In close cooperation with the Regional Economic Development Institute of Stara Zagora in Bulgaria, de municipalities of Mirandela and Aveiro in Portugal and the city of Tallinn in Estonia, PRISMA organizes three conferences, titled “ The future of risk management in Europe”. Local governments in the EU are increasingly being confronted with safety risks. European and national legislation assist them in the development of risk management strategies. The implementation of structural risk management, related to spatial planning however is easier said than done. The three conferences will be organized with an aim to assist the participants in he development of their own risk management practices through the exchange of experiences and knowledge in these fields.

The conferences will take place on:

12 March 2014, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
15 April 2014 Tallinn, Estonia
15 May 2014 Aveiro, Portugal

We would like to invite everyone working on risk management issues on local and national level within the European Union. ore information can be found on the website of the project or via Ruud Houdijk, tel. +31 614 316 483



Interested?The conferences are aimed at all involved in risk management on local, regional and national level within the EU member states. The maximum attendance of each conference is 50 persons.

Admission is free. The conferences will be held in English. You can register for the conferences at:

Further information and the definitive program will be announced in December.