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2012 Jean Monnet international seminar: Ukraine-EU cooperation in crisis management and disaster risk reduction

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 07-17 May 2012
  • Location: Ukraine (Kiev)
  • Venue: Hotel Puscha Ozerna

Description

Sharing best practices, building effective capabilities:

Cooperation in crisis management and disaster risk reduction (natural, man-made disasters, terrorism, conflict and conflict-related emergencies) is a priority and thematic platform of the Eastern Partnership and an important sphere of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU within the Ukraine-EU Action Plan, but it is an almost completely neglected topic in the academic curricula on EU/European integration/security studies in Ukraine and other countries of the Eastern Partnership. Similarly, very little research has been carried out on diplomatic and political/institutional aspects of this subject, which further diminishes the prospects of high-quality modules and courses and effective education and training of current and future academics and professionals working in this area.

By organising a workshop bringing together national and international experts from a variety of professional backgrounds with young scholars and advanced postgraduate students and publishing the proceedings of the event, a contribution will be made to improving the breadth and depth of higher education provision in the area, a Ukraine-based subject-specific expert network will be established and consolidated, and interaction between professionals in the area with academics will be enhanced to enable better-informed, evidence-based practice of effective and efficient crisis management and disaster risk reduction in Ukraine, the Eastern Neighbourhood and the EU.

Additional information

http://ainstud.at.ua/

What is included in the event fee

Accepted participants will have to contact the hotel administration regarding their accommodation requirements. The cost of accommodation with breakfast will be around € 25-30 per person per night.

How to register

To apply, please submit the following:
A) A short CV and letter of motivation should be submitted via e-mail (application2012JeanMonnet@gmail.com) by 18 March 2012.
B) A registration fee of €20 will be payable by accepted participants to contribute towards costs for course materials, coffee-breaks and lunches during the seminar days.

Documentation

Keywords

  • Themes:Complex Emergency, Disaster Risk Management, Education & School Safety
  • Hazards:NBC - Nuclear, Biological, Chemical
  • Countries/Regions:Europe, Ukraine

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/24886

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