14 December 2022, Barcelona. As part of the NEMAUSUS project, which brings together 7 EU countries, a meeting aimed at bringing together and fifteen experts in forest fires, called “Reference group” was held on December 14 at the UfM, which supports this project.
Funded by DG ECHO, it aims to prefigure the creation of future thematic centres on natural and technological risks in Europe, the first of which, dedicated to forest fires, will be created in France. The southern countries will be associated with these centres of expertise through civil protection and existing entities (research centers, universities, training centres, etc.) in a global network. Tunisia’s participation, through the University of Manouba highlighted the Euro-Mediterranean synergies.