Seminar: “Enhancing of Ground and Aerial Forest Fire Suppression Capacities in the Republic of Macedonia”

7-9 September 2106 Skopje, Macedonia

The seminar was held from 7-th to 9-th September in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. In order to ensure participation of all national stakeholders involved in forest fire protection in Macedonia, were invited representatives from following institutions and organizations:

1. Public enterprise Macedonian forests ( 10 participants)
2. Ministry of agriculture, forestry and water economy (2 participants)
3. National parks (1 participant)
4. Directorate for protection and rescue-DPR (3 participants)
5. Army of Republic of Macedonia-ARM (1 participant)
6. Professional fire fighters (1 participant)
7. Crisis Management Center-CMC (1 participant)
8. Fire protection union of Macedonia (1 participant)
9. PE Parks and greenery (1 participant)
10. Serbia ( 3 participants)
11. Regional Fire Monitoring Center-RFMC (3 participants)
12. Global Fire Monitoring Center-GFMC (1 participant)
13. USDA Forest Service (2 participants)

B. Rogers Warren, Forest Aviation Officer, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, Montana
Renee Kuehner, USDA Forest Service, Assistant Fire Management Officer
Johann G. Goldammer, Director, Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC), Germany
Nikola Nikolov, Head of Regional Fire Monitoring Center (RFMC), Macedonia

Images:  7 September, Skopje, PE Macedonian Forests

Images:  8 September, Skopje, Hotel Solun

Images:  9 September, Skopje, Airport Petrovec

Images:  10 September, Kavadarci, Field trip