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  • Second world landslide forum Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
    Institute for Environmental Protection and Research
    International Consortium of Landslides
    International Programme on Landslides
    United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction


    Date: 03 - 09 Oct 2011
    Country: Italy
    City/State: Rome
    https://www.preventionweb.net/go/17662

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Second world landslide forum

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA)
International Consortium of Landslides (ICL)
International Programme on Landslides (IPL)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

MAIN HOST(S): Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters (FAO)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 03 - 09 Oct 2011 Location: Italy (Rome) Venue: FAO headquarters

The Second World Landslide Forum has the objective to further develop the outcomes of the First Forum in Tokyo 2008 by providing a global cross-cutting information and cooperation platform for all types of organizations representing academia, United Nations organisations, governments, private enterprises and individuals that contribute to landslide research, practice, education and decision making and are willing to strengthen landslide and other related Earth system risk reduction strategies.

The emphasis of this forum will be "Putting science into practice" with special attention given to actual implementation of technology and research in everyday applications and procedures with the direct involvement of researchers, engineers, private enterprises, stakeholders as well as policy and decision makers.


Topical and thematic sessions are envisaged on:

*Landslides and global change;
*Emerging technologies in landslide research and practice;
*Advances in landslide mapping and hazard assessment;
*Landslide risk assessment and management;
*Impact of landslides;
*Landslide awareness;

Event website: http://www.wlf2.org

Target Audience

Researchers, engineers, private enterprises, UN and governmental stakeholders as well as policy and decision makers



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