Resilience and Risks Mitigation Strategies





  •  Co-organizing Track 19 Resilient and Sustainable Territories at the annual conference in Lisbon, 2017
  • Roundtable Vulnerability Analysis in Planning Education, AESOP conference, Lisbon 2017

PAST ACTIVITIES (most recent first)

  • Online survey of planning schools on education for disaster risk reduction launched in 2016.
  • Co-organise a track on Climate Change, Resource Management, Sustainability & Environmental World Planning Schools Conference (WPSC), Rio de Janeiro, 2016
  • Plenary session on planning educaton for disaster risk reduction at WPSC, 2016.
  • Roundtable on planning education for disaster risk reduction at Prague annual conference 2015 with support of UNISDR.
  • Special workshop on European Best Practices in RRMS for UNISDR – to be organized by Cassidy Johnson, DPU. London (tbd – possibly March 2014)
  • Prepare proposal for a Marie Curie Initial Training Network related to RRMS
  • Organise a roundtable at AESOP Congress, Delft/Utrecht The Netherlands
  • Organise thematic group meeting at AESOP Congress, Delft/Utrecht The Netherlands
  • open a debate among members for the development and the definition of a "shared glossary” on the concepts related to resilience and risk mitigation  (activity to be proposed during the 2014 AESOP Congress in Delft/Utrecht)
  • Upgrade communication infrastructure for RRMS (AESOP website, Linkedin, Facebook etc.)


Annual report of AESOP Resilience and Risks Management Strategies Thematic Group

Annual report 2012

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...