On 8 February 2017, a delegation from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus paid a visit to the ICDO Headquarters.
The Head of International Cooperation Department Colonel A. Dokuchaev informed the Secretary-General Dr. V. Kuvshinov about the work of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic Belarus and expressed his desire to continue the fruitful cooperation between the MES and ICDO. The Secretary-General shared with his colleagues from Belarus his ideas about the ways to develop this cooperation on regional and international levels. He stressed that it would be useful for specialists and experts from Belarus to participate in mobile training courses as experts to share their knowledge and experience in new technologies in the field of the civil defence.
Dr. Kuvshinov and Colonel Dokuchaev have also exchanged their views on the important issues of disaster preparedness and response to disasters to better protect civil population and territories.