Common Alerting Protocol – Workshop 2019
Common Alerting Protocol Workshop 2019
The 2019 Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Implementation Workshop was held 17- 18 October, in Mexico City, Mexico. The workshop was hosted by the Secretariat of Integral Risk Management and Civil Protection and co-sponsored by: the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the OASIS standards organization, and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  A CAP “Train the Trainers” session was held in the same venue, on October 16, 2019.


The Workshop is a technical meeting intended for information sharing among experts.

Find the list of  participants.


The Common Alerting Protocol Workshop had an intensive programme. Presentation links are given below and are linked from the list of speakers.

CAP and Public Policy in Mexico City (Myriam Urzúa Venegas)

CAP and Public Awareness (Guillermo Ayala)

CAP and CREWS – Climate Risk & Early Warning Systems (John Harding)

CAP and Google Public Alerts (Ruha Devanesan and Thomas Riga)

CAP and MeteoAlarm (Rainer Kaltenberger)

CAP to Protect Cultural Heritage in Italy (Marcello Marzoli)

CAP from an ITU Perspective (Maritza Delgado)

BE AWARE Project in Europe (José Diego)

CAP Implementation with Social Media Channel in Taiwan (Mei-Chun Kuo)

CAP in Brazil (Osvaldo Moraes)

CAP in Canada (Norm Paulsen)

CAP in Cuba: Perspectives and Plans for its implementation in 2020 (Jose Rubiera)

CAP in IFRC (Jessica Robbins)

CAP in India (Saurabh Basu)

CAP in Mexico (Mario Alvaro Ruiz)

Weather and Climate Ready Nations Project – CAP Implementation (Shawn Boyce)

CAP over MQTT (Efraim Petel)

Developments with CAP in WMO (Miriam Andrioli)

Experiences in Baja California Sur, Mexico (Ramon Ojeda-Mestre)

Event Terms for Use in CAP (Elysa Jones and Norm Paulsen)

Update on OASIS Emergency Management Technical Committee Work (Elysa Jones)

Update on the Filtered Alert Hub (Ian Ibbotson)


The Workshop Report includes brief descriptions of the presentations.

Logos of the 2019 Workshop Host and Co-sponsors:



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