IARU Region 1 exhibition in European Parliament

EU exhibitionThis week 26-30 April the IARU Region 1 EUROCOM working group organises an exhibition in the European Parliament. With the title European Amateur Radio Benefits Society the exhibition focuses on Emergency communications and Education & Space, with the aim to raise awareness amongst European politicians. The exhibition is sponsored by MEP Mrs Brigit Sippel and was opened by IARU Region 1 President PB2T. The opening was attended by the Euro Commissioner responsible for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Dr Kristalina Georgieva together with many MEPS and their assistants.

The photo shows Panayot LZ1US, Claude ON7TK, MEP Mrs Brigit Sippel, Thilo DL9KCE, Dr Kristalina Georgieva and Hans PB2T.

More pictures available in the photo album.

Commissioner Georgieva mentions the exhibition in her blog at http://blogs.ec.europa.eu/georgieva/the-wave-heroes/