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September 28, 2022


The EU PROACTIVE Project Holds its Thirteenth Consortium Meeting in Warsaw

The EU-funded H2020 PROACTIVE project, led by the UIC Security Division, held its 13th consortium meeting on 6-8 September 2022 in Warsaw, Poland. Almost all of the consortium partners were able to attend in-person but those that could not joined the meeting online.

The project team reported on the work completed to date and the progress made over the summer period. As the partners continue to reflect upon the lessons learnt from the first field exercise (…)

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August 3, 2022


The PROACTIVE Project releases key publications in the first half of 2022

The EU-funded H2020 PROACTIVE Project led by the UIC Security Division used the first half of 2022 to distribute important research results to different audience groups, such as to rail stakeholders, security practitioners, scientific communities, and policy makers. The project reached out to these target groups through several tailored publications.

The first publication looked at the challenges that railways face in dealing with chemical, biological, radiological,
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July 25, 2022


PROACTIVE increased its connection with practitioner and scientific communities

The EU-funded H2020 project PROACTIVE led by the UIC Security Division had a busy Spring 2022, attending several key events relevant to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and explosive (CBRNe) security.

The CBRNE R&I conference took place in May in Lille, France, and PROACTIVE was actively involved with a project booth, a presentation, a poster, a panel and a demo. The booth was very useful for meeting some of our advisory board members face-to-face for the
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June 22, 2022


UIC co-organised with Polish State Railways PKP SA the 17th World Security Congress in Warsaw, Poland from 14 to 15 June 2022

In the context of UIC Centenary this year, and the month of June being the innovation month for UIC, the 17th UIC World Security Congress opened on the 14 June in Warsaw. It was jointly organised by UIC and PKP SA. They were honoured to welcome the Minister of State Assets in Poland, Mr Maciej Małecki, the Director General of PKP SA and UIC Chairman, Mr Krzysztof Mamiński, UIC General Director Mr François Davenne and the Chairman and Vice-chairman of the UIC Security Platform from Polish
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June 17, 2022


PROACTIVE EU project held its 12th consortium meeting in Lancaster

The EU-funded H2020 project PROACTIVE led by the UIC Security Division held its 12th consortium meeting on 13 – 14 April 2022 in Lancaster, UK. Almost all consortium partners met again in physical format and others joined the meeting online.

The consortium partners reported on work completed to date and exchanged on the ongoing tasks and project activities before the summer holiday period. The current focus is the publication of the deliverable with lessons learnt from
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May 19, 2022


PROACTIVE EU project held its first field exercise in conjunction with project eNOTICE and the Dortmund Fire Brigade

The EU H2020 funded project PROACTIVE (“PReparedness against CBRNE threats through cOmmon Approaches between security praCTItioners and the VulnerablE civil society”), coordinated by the UIC Security Division, held its first field exercise in conjunction with the EU funded H2020 project eNOTICE.

The event took place on 7 May in Dortmund, Germany and was hosted by the Fire Department in Dortmund (FDDO) at their Civil Training Centre. PROACTIVE consortium partners
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April 19, 2022


PROACTIVE EU project holds its 11th consortium meeting and a joint workshop with practitioners and representatives of the civil society

The EU-funded H2020 project PROACTIVE, led by the UIC Security Division, held its 11th consortium meeting on 5 and 6 April 2022 at UIC headquarters in Paris. This was the first progress meeting since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic at which almost all consortium partners met once again in person.

The consortium partners reported on work completed to date, discussed the technical developments of the project, and exchanged on the ongoing tasks and project activities
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