28 January 2020 – President activates the EU’s Integrated Crisis Response tool

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Crisis response at supranational level
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational (EU)
Lead People/Agency: Janez Lenarcic, the EU Commissioner for Crisis Management

Overview: Croatia (which took on the six-month rotating presidency of EU on 1 January 2020) activated the EU Integrated Crisis Response (IPCR), which supports rapid and coordinated mechanism of decision-making at EU political level: streamlining information sharing, facilitating collaboration and coordinating crisis response at political level.
Full details here: https://eu2020.hr/home/onenews?id=160&fbclid=iwar1kq5c_13jxytif7rbah2fmagownpqzjuaia6jw6bceuq7skzpsubhq7kw

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – government
Evidence/Justification: Response to the death toll in China; also upon a request from France to support EU citizens trapped in Wuhan, in order for the EU to provide financial support towards evacuation.