The Secretary-General Dr. Vladimir Kuvshinov paid an official visit of 3 days to Mauritania (27 February - 3March 2017).
At the invitation of the Minister of Interior and Decentralization, the ICDO Secretary-General attended the celebrations of the World Civil Defence Day 2017 in Nouakchott (Mauritania).
During this visit, the ICDO Secretary-General had several bilateral meetings with Mr. Yahya Ould Hademine, Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Ahmedou Ould Abdella, Minister of Interior and Decentralization as well as with Colonel Khattar Mohamed M’bareck, Director General of Civil Protection.
The Discussions focused on the current and future cooperation between ICDO and Mauritania, as well as the full support of the ICDO for the development of the capacities of the Civil Protection in the fields of prevention, of the capacity building as well as concerning the introduction of the new technologies and the establishment of a continuous and close cooperation between the Mauritanian Centre for Crisis Monitoring, Alerts and Management (COVACC) and the International Monitoring and Coordination Center of the ICDO (IMCC).