Resilience and Risks Mitigation Strategies

NEWS | European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015
The conference will offer a unique platform for researchers, policy makers, and businesses to share new research results, novel policy developments, and practical implementation experiences regarding climate change impacts and adaptation, as well as highlight opportunities for business innovations aimed at supporting the transition to low carbon societies.

Important Deadlines
Abstracts Submission Deadline | 1st of February 2015

Conference | 12th to 14th
May 2015 Bella Center, Copenhagen

NEWS | Disaster resilience and reconstruction – fully funded PhD studentships
The international multi award-winning School of Art, Design and Architecture, at the University of Huddersfield, is delighted to announce 20 competitive PhD Scholarships for 2015. These scholarships  include the  support for successful candidates in disaster resilience, management and reconstruction to develop their research, whilst also providing opportunities to gain career-enhancing teaching experience and teaching-related skills. The School’s mission is to foster the next generation of creative researchers, and boasts a dynamic and interactive learning community that allows staff and students to nurture, develop and exploit their talents.


The deadline for the receipt of applications is dependent on proposed start date:
•   For April 2015 start date - End Dec 2014                                                                   
•   For October 2015 start date  - End Jun 2015

Further details
on other topics of interest, funding information , eligibility criteria and how to apply are available  at:

RRMS Thematic Group Meeting at AESOP 2014 conference, Utrecht/Delft, The Netherlands

Saturday 12 July, 2014 11:00 – 12:30 | Thematic Group Meeting 4 , Room 033
Agenda of RRMS meeting | DOWNLOAD FILE

Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning from UN HABITAT

Published at: 11 December 2017

Recently UN-HABITAT and some of its partners have collaborated to produce a set of guidlines for national and local authorities who are striving to make cities more climate resilient. Details cane found via this link:

New UNISDR Guidebooks released

Published at: 15 June 2017

UNISDR has recently released consultative versions of three new guidebooks related to disaster risk reduction, including one specifically focussed on Land Use and Urban Planning. RRMS member, Dr. Cassidy Johnson, Development Planning Unit, UCL UK, has been instrumental in the preparation of these guidelines.

RRMS Group on Linkedin

Published at: 7 December 2015

In order to facilitate faster and better communication between AESOP members with an interest in Resilience and Risks Mitigation Strategies a new...

The Thematic Group “Resilience and Risks Mitigation Strategies – RRMS” has the overall aim to enhance debate, educational coordination, research, policies and practices on resilience strategies and risk mitigation and adaptation for sustainable spatial development within Europe

Coordinated by: Dr. Richard Sliuzas