The 9th Security Union progress report, adopted by the College of Commissioners today, highlights the recent steps taken to prevent terrorist financing through trafficking in cultural goods and improve the interoperability of EU information systems. Based on a comprehensive assessment of EU security policy since 2001, the report also highlights the remaining gaps and challenges to be addressed.
Last month the European Parliament approved a Report on ‘European standards’ during its Parliament Plenary session as a Resolution: "EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION on European standards – implementation of Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 (2016/2274(INI))".
Euralarm Member ZVEI has released last week a statement on the state of the German market for electronic security technology in 2016. The development of the market has exceeded all expectations.
The next Euralarm Symposium will take place in Bucharest Romania, on June 4th 2018. This will be the second time that Romania will host this event, showing the country’s commitment to European electronic fire safety and security.
Fire services collect facts and figures during responses to alarms from Fire Detection and Alarm Systems. Euralarm has reviewed the different approaches for data collection and analysis in Germany, Great Britain (England), Switzerland, Sweden and Austria (Vorarlberg).
Euralarm joins its UK Member the FIA in expressing its sincere condolences to all those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. In addition, we praise the fire service for its prompt and professional response.
UK-based Euralarm Member the Fire Industry Association (FIA) announced last month that it will be offering four new qualifications for the fire detection and alarm sector, available to book from early July after the official launch at the FIREX event this year.