Call for proposals 2018 - Union Civil Protection Mechanism Exercises UCPM-2018-EX-AG Closed!


To improve civil protection preparedness and response to all kinds of disasters, including marine pollution, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) disasters, as well as combined disasters and disasters simultaneously affecting a number of countries (inside or outside the participating states of the Mechanism) by providing a testing environment of established and/or new operational concepts and procedures of the Mechanism and a learning opportunity for all actors involved in civil protection assistance interventions under the Mechanism.


Design, plan, conduct and evaluate exercises with scenarios simulating the situation and conditions of all types of disasters for the activation of the Mechanism, including marine pollution and CBRN disasters, as well as combined disasters and disasters affecting simultaneously a number of countries (inside or outside the participating states of the Mechanism). The design and planning for the exercises should also take into account the results of evaluations of previous exercises as well as lessons learned from civil protection actions.

Towards the end of the exercise project, recommendations and a plan to implement the recommendations should be developed based on the findings that have been outlined in the evaluation.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 3,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 May 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Health and Consumer Protection

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