#Attacks: Social Media & Public Warning

Lessons learnt from the recent attacks in Europe

#Attacks: Social Media & Public Warning






Date: 13 October 2016

Time: 13:00 - 18:00

Where: Brussels, Belgium






Overview of the programme HERE


On 13 October, we gathered in Brussels with decision-makers and stakeholders in the public safety and civil protection field, for the 'Public warning & social media' event. We heard from experts about public warning systems in Europe and the use of social media in crises, and we discussed what lessons we have learned from the recent attacks in Europe.


We would like to thank all speakers and attendees for joining us and for the excellent debates on where we are and the way forward!



* Please note that some presentations are not available after the event.


Want to see the online comments?
Check Twitter for @112_SOS and #PublicWarningEU.


What was the aim of this event?

The recent attacks in many European areas have put to the test our public warning systems and have exposed the power of social media in times of crises. This EENA event provided a platform for the sharing of experiences and best practices among decision-makers and relevant stakeholders.


Who attended? Decision-makers and professionals in the field of civil protection.

Event dates:
13 October 2016

Radisson Red
Rue d'Idalie 35
1050 Brussels


Executive Director


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