Workshop on community action for disaster resilience and climate change adaptation

Type: Meeting or Conference

Organizer(s): European Commission ; United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe

Date: 10 Oct 2012

Location: Brussels (Belgium)

Venue: Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors, Room 53

Languages: English, French

  • Description

  • Resilience to disasters and climate change adaptation are increasingly important in urban development policies.

    Based on the UNISDR’s (United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) Campaign 'Making Cities Resilient – My City is Getting Ready!' and the European Commission, DG Climas, initiative 'Adaptation Strategies for EU cities', the workshop will discuss challenges and potentials arising form involving local communities in developing and potentials arising from involving local communities in developing and implementing local disaster risk reduction and adaptation measures.

    Based on a participatory approach, the workshop will explore options for active participation of communities in building sustainable, inclusive and resilient urban environments and identify success factors.

  • How to register

  • Please, register online on this page by selecting the event 10A02.