International research forum on local governance and accountability in environmental protection, disaster risk reduction management, and sustainable development

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Catanduanes State University (CSU)
Date:
15-17 Aug 2013
Location:
Philippines
Venue:
Catanduanes State University

Objectives

  • Discover participatory mechanisms and civil society interventions for environmental DRRM and sustainable development
  • Share experiences, knowledge and information on disaster risk reduction management systems as practised in some communities
  • Present the role of the academe in the pursuit of quality of life through local governance and accountability, environmental protection and disaster risk reduction management

Subthemes

  • LGUs and the local garbage problems: Challenges and solutions
  • Surviving disasters
  • Disaster risk reduction management of agricultural crops and forest resources
  • Academe-LGU partnership in governance and accountability
  • The sustainability of development in disaster-prone areas
  • Gendered dimensions of environmental protection and disaster risk reduction management


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Event fee

P 10,000 or $245

What is included in the event fee

Fee includes accommodation, conference kit, book of abstracts, certificate of participation, and meals and snacks for the duration of the conference.

Target audience

Local government officials, non-government organizations, Local Governance Training and Research Institute-Philippine Network members, researchers on local governance, sustainable development, climate change related risks and disaster management


How to register

For further information please contact Dr. Aida A. Dianela.


Keywords

Themes:
Environment, Gender, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Philippines
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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