112 Awards Ceremony 2010

112 Awards Ceremony 2010














The fourth 112 Awards Ceremony - organised by EENA - was held on 8th of November in the Palais d'Egmont, Brussels, under the patronage of the Belgian Presidency of the EU. It intended to recognise and congratulate individuals and organisations particularly engaged in improving and promoting the European emergency number 112.

The selection was ensured by members of EENA's Advisory Board and 112 Emergency Services Staff Network. The 112 Awards Ceremony was attended by several high level political personalities, representatives of EU Institutions, emergency services and solution providers.


The 112 Awards were delivered to individuals and organisations in the following categories:

Outstanding Citizen and Emergency Rescue: Peter Adamkovic & the Slovak Ministry of Interior

Outstanding Education on 112: 112 Canary Islands, Spain

Outstanding Emergency Call Centre: London Ambulance Service NHS Trust, United-Kingdom

Outstanding Emergency Service Integration: 112 Madrid, Spain

Outstanding National 112 System: - Ministry of Internal Affairs, Portugal

Outstanding Political Initiative: MEP Adina-Ioana Valean

Outstanding PSAP Initiative: SIAMU Brussels, Belgium

Outstanding REACH112 Award: Gunnar Hellstrom, Sweden

Videos of the awardees on your right (please select list view)

VIPs who attended the Ceremony:

Mr Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Belgium
Dr Rui Pereira, Minister of Interior, Portugal
Mr Maros ilinka, Secretary of State, Ministry of Interior, Slovakia
Dr Dalila Araújo, Secretary of State, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Portugal
Ms Diana Wallis, Vice-President of the European Parliament
Ms Isabelle Durant, Vice-President of the European Parliament
Ms Bernadette Vergnaud, Member of the European Parliament
Mr Adam Kosa, President of the Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament
Ms Anna Zaborska, Member of the European Parliament
Mr Stephen F. O'Conor, President of NENA
Mr Dieter Nuessler, President of the FEU
Dr Demetrios Pyrros, President of the WADEM
Mr Gregory L. Rohde, Executive Director of the E9-1-1 Institute (former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications & Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, USA)
31 representatives of public authorities in charge of 112 and several representatives of the European Commission also attended the event.

Event dates:
8 November 2010

Palais d'Egmont