Higher education curricula aimed at training disaster risk managers of the future

This paper recognises the need for educational and training skills to be developed in university programs,  able to join practical aspects with rigorous methodologies and capacity to model and monitor complex realities, that are not only “natural” or “technical” but compound the interface between natural phenomena, complex technologies and complex societies.

The document discusses three academic programs in the following universities

  • University of Geneva;
  • Politecnico of Milan;
  • United Nations University.

This document is an input paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Date:
2014
Author(s):
Menoni, S.; Bonadonna, C.; Szarzunski, J.; Frischknecth, C.; Ballio, F.; Di Prisco, M.; Mejri, O.; Longoni, L.; Atun, F.; Gregg, C.; Jordaan, A.; Karsten, A.; de Vita, D.
Pages:
19 p.
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Themes:
Capacity Development, Education & School Safety
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