Successful Accreditation visit to CMDR COEDate: (24-11-2014)
Duration: 2 days
On 24-25 November 2014, the Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence (CMDR COE) hosted two important events – the 2nd Steering Committee Meeting and the Accreditation Visit from HQ SACT.
During the Steering Committee meeting on 24 November, the SC members approved the proposed Program of Work 2015 of the Centre as well as the proposed CMDR COE budget estimates for FY-2015.
The second event held on 25 November was the Accreditation Visit from HQ SACT. The delegation was led by COL. Roberto Esposito, ITA-A. The other members of the team were Mr. Tony Wedge, TNB, HQ SACT and Ms. Tracy Cheasley, HQ SACT, Strategic Issues and Engagement Branch.
The ACT accreditation team congratulated CMDR COE Director and his personnel on the remarkable progress achieved on a number of major points since the last visit or as Mr. Tony Wedge put it ′a huge step forward from last time′.
The second day of the Accreditation Visit was honoured by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria Nikolay Nenchev and the Permanent Secretary of Defence Dr. Dobromir Totev.
Minister Nenchev expressed his active support for the further development of CMDR COE and acknowledged the significant achievements in the Centre′s activities.
At the end of the visit, the ACT team met with the CMDR COE personnel.