The Centre carries out multidisciplinary activities. Programmes are implemented in compliance with the priorities set by the Council of Europe‘s European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement in the field of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in close collaboration with other EUR-OPA specialised centres, other international institutions, as well as the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) of the Republic of Armenia, Crisis Management Academy under the MES and other concerned organisations of Armenia.
Priority is given to active methods of work contributing to prevention and adequate response in emergency management related activities:
Preparation and implementation of the programmes, information and educational materials targeted at awareness raising and improved preparedness for disasters by the population, including the most vulnerable people (in particular, children and people with disabilities), local governments, as well as engagement of civil society in DRR activities.
Activities, directed at enhancing and harmonising legislation in the area of civil protection, DRR and emergency response.