EU vs NATO: Comparing Resilience in Civil Preparedness with Rade Rajkovchevski

Season #3

In this episode of the Crisis Lab Podcast, host Kyle King interviews Dr. Rade Rajkovchevski, a seasoned professional in civil protection, humanitarian action, and disaster preparedness and resilience.

Kyle and Rade discuss how the European Union (EU) and NATO strengthen the resilience of their member countries and communities. They also look at how the EU’s sustainable projects and NATO’s civil protection efforts can work together to build stronger communities.

Dr. Rade Rajkovchevski, an expert in civil protection and disaster resilience, held a position as a Professor at the Faculty of Security in Skopje, St. Kliment Ohridski University in Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia. His academic journey began in 2006, enriched with experiences in the military, civil protection, and private security sectors. His expertise spans policing, civil protection, humanitarian action, and disaster resilience. Recently, he was appointed as the Head of the Secretariat of the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South East Europe (DPPI SEE).

Tune in to compare perspectives on resilience in civil preparedness.

Show Highlight

[04:01] EU's comprehensive approach to resilience

[06:13] NATO's pragmatic approach to resilience

[12:40] EU's Resilience Dashboards

[17:35] NATO's national and collective capacities

[21:48] Resilience in the context of Ukraine

[25:53] Future of resilience and potential fatigue

[30:38] The role of local communities in resilience

Connect with Dr. Rade Rajkovchevski