ACCTING Webinar "Building resilience to natural disasters"

30. May. 2024

4 June 2024 from 1:00pm to 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.

Webinar Agenda

  1. Introduction
  2. Presentation of ACCTING findings:
  • Research insights on the role of local communities in responding to natural disasters and preserving ecosystems, James White, Örebro University
  • On-the-ground perspectives and existing responses to natural disasters such as floods, Gabriele Quinti, Knowledge & Innovation, Esin Düzel, Sabancı Üniversitesi, Lucia Cavina, Municipality of Florence Civil Protection
  • Policy recommendations to better value indigenous and local knowledge in disaster management and nature protection, Felix Gajdusek, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)
  1. Open discussion, perspectives from related projects, and Q/A

This webinar has been selected as an EU Green Week partner event. Find out more about the programme of the EU Green Week 2024.

You can access the agenda and register via the link provided on the project website:


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