General Programme on Security and Safeguarding Liberties, the Specific Programme: Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism and other Security related risks 2007-2013 Security Closed!


The Programme shall contribute to support Member States' efforts to prevent, prepare for, and to protect people and critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks and other security related incidents. It is intended to contribute to ensuring protection in the areas such as the crisis management, environment, public health, transport, research and technological development and economic and social cohesion, in the field of terrorism and other security related risks within the area of freedom, security and justice.



  1. Stimulating, promoting, and supporting risk assessments on critical infrastructure, in order to upgrade security;
  2. Stimulating, promoting, and supporting the development of methodologies for the protection of critical infrastructure, in particular risk assessment methodologies;
  3. Promoting and supporting shared operational measures to improve security in cross-border supply chains, provided that the rules of competition within the internal market are not distorted;
  4. Promoting and supporting the development of security standards, and an exchange of know-how and experience on protection of people and critical infrastructure;
  5. Promoting and supporting Community wide coordination and cooperation on protection of critical infrastructure.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 139,40 Million EUR (Global Budget)