About this session
The focus is on setting up an all-hazards EU-framework that supports Member States in their national efforts to ensure that critical entities are able to prevent, resist, absorb and recover from disruptive incidents, no matter if they are caused by natural hazards, accidents, terrorism, insider threats, or public health emergencies. The novelty of the proposal is that it extends the scope of its predecessor to ten sectors, namely energy, transport, banking, financial market, health, drinking water, waste water, digital infrastructure, public administration and space.
This second session of the introductory part on “Space for Critical Infrastructures” will shed light on what exactly is considered as critical infrastructure and on the competent bodies. Based on experiences from the collapse of the Morandi bridge, concrete measures and practices will be shared, with special emphasis on operational satellite services to support relevant entities with the maintenance of bridges.