ICCSS Global Team active participation in US 2019 Chemical Sector Summit

ICCSS Global Team, led by Amb. Krzysztof Paturej, upon the invitation of US government, participated and made a major input in the 2019 US Chemical Sector Summit, held in New Orleans (USA) on 16-19 July, 2019. The Summit was a leading chemical and petrochemical industry event for chemical for representatives across the chemical and interconnected sectors—including communications, energy, transportation, and water—to learn, share perspectives, and engage in dialogue. ICCSS presented its policies and practices, including unique chemical safety and security projects in Jordan and the Middle East and in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Members of ICCSS Global Team actively promoted ICCSS vision which harmonizes chemical safety and security with increasing resilience to cyber-threats and enhancing reliability. At the special bilateral meeting between the US Department of Homeland Security and ICCSS Global Team cooperation opportunities with the US agencies and industry were agreed to enhance chemical safety and security, including US support for furthering cooperation on cybersecurity and reliability, use of US best practices and capacity building in ICCSS programs, participation of US expertise in the ICCSS activities.