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Isabel Riboldi

Communication Officer

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Expertise: Social aspects of environmental management, particularly flood management: communication of flood risk, flood risk perception, stakeholders’ involvement in flood management, social impacts of flood management measures.

Isabel Riboldi joined the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 2013 as a Communication Officer in the Associated Programme on Flood Management (APFM) and the Integrated Flood Management Programme (IDMP), two joint initiatives of WMO and the Global Water Partnership (GWP). Prior to this, she worked in the Italian Permanent Mission to the International Organizations in Geneva, in the IPALMO Institute in Rome and in different private companies. She has a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Milan (2012), where she graduated with a thesis about sustainable development in Africa.

Her fields of interest include the relationship between environment and development, the social aspects of environmental management, and disaster risk reduction.

She has recently coordinated the drafting of several publications of the APFM Flood Management Tool Series concerning the role of the media in flood management, Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and public perception of flood risk, and crisis mapping and crowdsourcing in flood management.

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