Published at: 21 June 2021
Our team of AESOP Resilience and Risks Mitigation Strategies thematic group, working on the ‘Climate Action in Planning Education and Practice’ project, are looking for members of the AESOP Young Academics (YA) network to collaborate with us on an online survey and review of higher education programmes delivered by Planning Schools in European countries (plus Turkey) listed on the AESOP "members directory" website. The results will be presented in the upcoming World Urban Campaign ‘Urban Thinkers Campus’ on this topic in November 2021 and a potential journal publication.
If you are interested in collaborating in our project please join us on 28th of June at 11.30 am UK / 12.30 pm EU, on Zoom link: https://ucl.zoom.us/j/93893438285,
Meeting ID: 938 9343 8285
Published at: 15 June 2021
The UCL Humanitarian Summit will debate and discuss how climate change, conflict and other global phenomena are shaping both the humanitarian sector and humanitarian studies as a field of research and teaching, and vice versa. Coming a few months ahead of COP26, the Humanitarian Summit will also discuss how feminist perspectives in particular might contribute to challenges and solutions.
Event is open to all and is free of cost. Formore details follow the link:
Published at: 14 June 2021
CBA15 brings together practitioners, grassroots representatives, local and national government planners, policymakers and donors working at all levels and scales to discuss how we can drive ambition for a climate-resilient future.It is a space to explore the importance and urgency of locally led adaptation and address this pivotal moment in climate action. Follow the link for registration and more details:
Published at: 10 June 2021
An open access book on environmental changes that have significant impacts on people’s lives and livelihoods, particularly the urban poor and those living in informal settlements. This book is an outcome of collaboration between the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at UCL, the Indian Institute for Human Settlements and the Latin American Social Science Faculty.
Edited by Cassidy Johnson, Garima Jain, and Allan Lavell
Book pdf link: https://bit.ly/3gqwv7B
Published at: 31 May 2021
AESOP’s Resilience and Risks Mitigation Strategies thematic group are looking for members of the AESOP Young Academics (YA) network to collaborate on the ‘Climate Action in Planning Education and Practice’ project. This project is will contribute to a World Urban Campaign ‘Urban Thinkers Campus’ on this topic in November 2021.
To learn more about the project, join us on an informative zoom session on 1st June at 11am UK time/12pm European time.
Zoom link: https://ucl.zoom.us/j/99287186029?pwd=SUVDcHl1Q29GU2ZqK0ZCM0R1bmRrdz09
Meeting ID: 992 8718 6029
Published at: 25 May 2021
Authors: Arjen Boin, Allan McConnell, Paul ‘t Hart.
An open access book that offers unique insights into how governments and governing systems, particularly in advanced economies, have responded to the immense challenges of managing the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing disease COVID-19.
Book link: https://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/48725
Published at: 12 April 2021
Tackling the impacts on assets at risk, dealling with hazards of different natures, establishing links existing between hazards and vulnerabilities to support robust and effective action, a report on "Science for disaster risk management 2020: acting today, protecting tomorrow", presents solutions and approaches, describes several examples and cases, showing what the DRM community has learned from disastrous events while pointing out where the gaps in our knowledge are. Report is produced by European Commission Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre.
Report link: https://drmkc.jrc.ec.europa.eu/Knowledge/Science-for-DRM/Science-for-Disaster-Risk-Management-2020
Published at: 7 December 2020
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: