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18/12/2017

EENA shortlisted for two pan-European awards

Advanced Mobile Location and #makeEUsafe campaign recognised as top of the class!


We are delighted to announce that EENA is a finalist for two pan-European Awards:

  • Best Association Partnership or Collaboration
  • Best Use of Social Media

The European Association Awards recognise individuals, teams and initiatives and highlight excellence in how associations operate. As the organisers mention:

“The shortlist represents the elite of European Associations who are striving ahead and setting standards for and on behalf of their members. These awards are for those making a real impact, and we will celebrate their achievements together at the ceremony on 23rd February.”

We are honoured for this recognition. The shortlisted organisation is EENA, but these nominations are for everyone in the EENA community that contributes to the success of this work so thank you!

 

Best Association Collaboration: EENA/Google partnership on Advanced Mobile Location

A partnership saving lives

Two years ago, EENA and Google joined forces to work on improving emergency caller location. Today, Android's Emergency Location Service is saving lives in 9 countries - and we are not finished...

More info here.

 

Best Social Media Use: #makeEUsafe campaign

Europe united in asking for change

In October 2017, one hashtag united everyone in Europe in asking for change in emergency response: European rescuers, top level officials, politicians, political groups, citizens, victims associations and more asked for EU legislation to help #makeEUsafe!

More info here.

 


 

More information on the Awards can be found here.

 

EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a Brussels-based NGO set up in 1999 dedicated to promoting high-quality emergency services reached by the number 112 throughout the EU. EENA serves as a discussion platform for emergency services, public authorities, decision makers, researchers, associations and solution providers with a view to improving the emergency response in accordance with citizens' requirements. EENA is also promoting the establishment of an efficient system for alerting citizens about imminent or developing emergencies.

The EENA memberships include more than 1300 emergency services representatives from over 80 countries world-wide, 80 solution providers, 15 international associations/organisations, more than 200 Members of the European Parliament and over 90 researchers.