MARS was invited to attend an important international event organised by the ITU and hosted by ICTA. The venue for the events was the International Hotel in Balaclava from 5th to 8th March 2019. The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) workshop and the main Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-19) was attended by 3B8GF and 3B8CF in the absence of other Committee members due to professional obligations.The first activity was the Common Alerting Protocol CAP workshop on the 5th of March 2019. The second event was the Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-19) Saving lives, from 6th to 8th March 2019. At these two important events the MARS representatives had the opportunity to listen to the experiences of a panel of international speakers.