COMING SOON: ACCTING webinar on building resilience to natural disasters

Mar 14, 2024Blog, Events, Project news

Building resilience to natural disasters

Valorising local communities and solidarity networks


Tuesday 4 June 2024

1:00pm – 2:00pm CET


Based on insights developed in ACCTING research activities and experience from related projects and initiatives, this webinar will explore the vital role of local communities and indigenous knowledge in responding to natural disasters and preserving ecosystems.


Tentative agenda

  • Introduction
  • Presentation of ACCTING findings
    • Research insights on the role of local communities in responding to natural disasters and preserving ecosystems.
    • On-the-ground perspectives, drawing on the example of how the Civil Protection system in Florence responds to natural disasters such as floods.
    • Policy recommendations to better value indigenous and local knowledge in disaster management and nature protection.
  • Presentations from related EC-funded projects
  • Open discussion and Q/A

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