Workshop on community action for disaster resilience and climate change adaptation

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe (UNISDR EUR); European Commission (EC)
Date:
10 Oct 2012
Location:
Belgium (Brussels)
Venue:
Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors, Room 53
Language:
English, French
With live translation:
Yes
Info on live translation:
German, English, French

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.


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Themes:
Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Social Impacts & Resilience
Countries:
Belgium
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