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From Sendai to Rio - cultivating a disaster-resilient society for sustainable development

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 11-12 Apr 2012
  • Location: United States of America (New York, New York)
  • Venue: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda
  • Language: English

Description

Background

This dialogue is organized to discuss the significance of building climate and disaster resilience in coastal cities. It will feature experts from UN agencies, the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN), Columbia University, Japan, Bangladesh and New York City to share their knowledge and experience in the issue and discuss how these could influence the public and policy understanding on sustainable development, especially in the urban context. The dialogue will also serve as a platform to identify research questions and learning among cities from different regions in implementing disaster risk reduction initiatives at the local level.

Topic 1

Building Climate and Disaster Resilience in Coastal Cities

Topic 2


Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development framework

Additional information

http://www.earth.columbia.edu/events/view/57940

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Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26015

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