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Resilience Catalyst – Global Webinar of UNESCO Chairs focused on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience – June 19, 2024.

Under the umbrella of the Disaster Risk Reduction Unit of the Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO, our UNESCO Chair is hosting the Global Webinar entitled "Resilience Catalysts: The Interplay of Education, Science and Culture in Transforming Governance for Building Resilience to Disasters – Insights from UNESCO Chairs", on June 19th, from

Learning from Disaster: PoliMI Students explore Earthquake Recovery in Friuli Venezia Giulia

From 29 to 30 May 2024, twenty-eight students representing thirteen countries* around the world visited the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region. Their purpose? To explore the areas affected by the devastating 1976 earthquake, a disaster that highlighted the evolving role of the Italian Civil Protection and sparked an intense period of

Quick Triage methodology tested at SERM Academy as part of the FireSpill project

We are pleased to share the positive outcome of the SERMex FireSpill exercise held on May 24 and 25, 2023 at the SERM Academy in Portis Vecchio. During these two intense and learning-rich days, the Firefighters of Veneto and Trentino Alto Adige joined forces to test the Quick Triage methodology


Click on photos to read the short CV Lucille Anglès Coordinator for the Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in the Education Sector, Paris, France Ingrid Belčáková Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Development and Ecological Awareness, Technical University of Zvolen, Slovakia Maria De America Bendito Torija

Presentation on the outcomes of VISUS for Chimanimani Districts (Zimbabwe)

Following the launch of the VISUS initiative in October 2021, UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in partnership with the University of Udine (Italy) and the University of Zimbabwe implemented the VISUS methodology across 15 schools in Chimanimani district. In this context, a webinar to present the outcomes of the

CONFERENCE - ROUND TABLE 45 years after the Friuli earthquake: towards post-Covid-19 reconstruction

45 years after the Friuli earthquake, on Wednesday 15 September,  the "45 years after the Friuli: towards post-Covid-19 reconstruction" conference - round table took place in Auditorium Pasolini, Palazzo di Toppo Wassermann (via Gemona 92, Udine, Italy). The recorder event is available in the Youtube channel of the University of

Dialogues of the UNESCO Chairs

The webinar "Reflections on safety and resilience in the age of complexity" was held on Wednesday 7 July at 5.30 pm by our UNESCO Chair. During the meeting, the speakers developed reflections on why, in an increasingly complex world exposed to a multiplicity of risks, it is important to
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