May 30, 2017

Public safety digital transformation – The fundamentals of Voice over IP

  Voice over IP telephony (or VoIP) has had a big impact on emergency calling. But while the concept has been around for some time, it has been primarily discussed among technical people. EENA’s latest publication comes to bridge this gap between technical knowledge and understanding the fundamentals about VoIP and public safety. Read about […]

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May 29, 2017

EENA & Waze selected four emergency organisations to join pilot test programme

  Following the announcement of our partnership, EENA and Waze are happy to announce that four (4) organisations have been selected to join the pilot test programme and evaluate the impact of Waze crowdsourced data on emergency response. Congratulations to: Notruf Niederösterreich (NNO), emergency medical service, Austria AREU, 112 service and emergency medical service, Italy […]

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May 24, 2017

Harnessing the power of handsets for emergency management

  Mobile phones, or handsets, offer vast opportunities for emergency management and rescue organisations. From the information a handset can provide to emergency services to the information rescuers can send to citizens, the role of the handset is crucial. But how exactly can we harness this power? This is what the latest EENA document “Mobile […]

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May 22, 2017

Cybersecurity: launch of global expert network

      EENA is happy to announce the launch of the EENA Group on Cybersecurity, a group exclusively for experts in the field of cybersecurity in relation to emergency services and public safety.         Join the network shaping the future of cybersecurity for emergency services       Context Recent cyberattacks […]

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May 16, 2017

New European Commissioner in charge of 112 – Opportunity for Europe?

FORMER MEP 112 CHAMPION NAMED COMMISSIONER IN CHARGE OF 112. Today, the European Commission nominated Mrs Mariya Gabriel, Bulgaria’s new Commissioner, as Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society. EENA would like to congratulate Mrs Gabriel and wish her every success within her new role. Her nominated portfolio includes the 112 service and access to […]

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May 11, 2017

EENA Members workshop & Meet Your MEP on 16-18 October, Brussels

SAVE THE DATES! The time has finally come: We are happy to announce the second edition of the EENA Members Workshop & Meet your MEP events, this autumn 2017! SAVE THE DATES : 16-18 October 2017 WHERE? Pentahotel Brussels City Centre & the European Parliament, Brussels WHAT ARE THE OBJECTIVES? The EENA Members’ workshop aims […]

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May 9, 2017

#EuropeDay2017 – Let’s make sure 112 continues to serve Europeans

NOT OFTEN AN ACHIEVEMENT HOLDS AS MUCH SYMBOLIC VALUE AS IT DOES PRACTICAL, BUT 112 DOES EXACTLY THAT. Today it is Europe Day (#EuropeDay2017), a day celebrating peace and unity in Europe, bringing us together and reminding Europeans of the achievements of the European Union, its member-states and its citizens. It’s not often that a […]

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May 8, 2017

Next Generation 112: Report of NG112 Communications Plugtests event now available!

We are happy to announce that the final report of the  2nd edition of “Next Generation 112 (NG112) Emergency Communications Plugtests™ event in Europe” is now available! About The event took place in the premises of ETSI (Sophia-Antipolis, France) on 6-10 March 2017. While the 2016 edition focused on voice and geo-localization solutions, the 2017 […]

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M. Macron, nouveau Président français – Quel impact pour les appels d’urgence en France et en Europe?

— English version available here— A la suite de l’élection de M. Emmanuel Macron au second tour de l’élection présidentielle française du 7 mai 2017, EENA félicite le nouveau président de la République française et lui adresse ses voeux de réussite dans ses nouvelles fonctions. M. Macron devra faire face à de nombreux défis, parmi […]

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Mr Macron is the new French President – What does it mean for the 112 service in France and in Europe?

— Version en français ici — Yesterday France elected Mr Emmanuel Macron as the country’s new President. EENA would like to congratulate him and wish him every success within his new role. Mr Macron has many challenging tasks to face, public safety being one of them. France can have a great impact both on French […]

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