Workshop launch of the master's eco-DRR module at the 7th world environmental education congress

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD); Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR)
Date:
11 Jun 2013
Location:
Morocco (Marrakech )
Venue:
Palais des Congrès de Marrakech

This workshop, orchestrated as part of the 7th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC), will officially launch the master’s module on Disasters, Environment and Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) developed by UNEP through the Partnership of Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) and the Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD) based at the Cologne University for Applied Sciences (CUAS).

The CNRD-PEDRR alliance invites universities to participate and collaborate in delivery of the elective module, which is currently being delivered in a number of universities across the globe. The workshop constitutes the official launch of this unique module which combines ecosystem studies with disaster risk management and climate change adaptation through interactive learning and real world problem solving.

Tentative program:

10:30 – 10:40 Teaching natural resources management in international university networks – Lars Ribbe

10:40 – 10:50 Introduction of PEDRR and CNRD – Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Lars Ribbe, Udo Nehren

10:50 – 11:05 Philosophy of the Eco-DRR module (including Eco-DRR trailer) – Karen Sudmeier-Rieux

11:05 – 11:15 The role of ecosystem management for DRR – Udo Nehren

11:15 – 11:35 The need for the Eco-DRR module in postgraduate teaching with examples of inclusion into ASU curriculum - Marwa A. Khalifa

11:35 – 11:50 Coffee break

11:50 – 12:10 Eco-DRR module teaching: Structure, components and survey process – Simone Sandholz

12:10 – 12:25 Q&A session: Module structure and contents – Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Simone Sandholz, Udo Nehren

12:25 - 12:45 Teaching Eco-DRR in the context of IWRM and ICZM in Indonesia – Danang Sri Hadmoko

12:45- 13:05 Teaching Eco-DRR in the context of urban risk management in Nepal – Ajay Chandra Lal

13:05 – 01:25 Panel discussion and Q&A session – Implementation of Eco-DRR in different scientific and cultural context – Panel: Patricia Julio, Marwa Khalifa, Ajay Chandra Lal, Danang Sri Hadmoko

13:25 – 13:30 Join the Eco-DRR module - Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Simone Sandholz, Udo Nehren


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Morocco
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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