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THE DISASTER RESILIENCE SCORECARD ASSESSMENT: CASE-STUDIES AND LESSONS LEARNED
Published: 08.06.2020

A wide range of disasters occur every year in Europe and to be properly faced and managed, actions aimed at strengthening transnational resilience capacities are crucial.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) emphasizes the necessity to strengthen competencies, management and implementation capacities at different governance

levels as a...


JRC implements experimental INFORM COVID-19 Risk Index
Published: 21.05.2020
Developed by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Index for Risk Management (INFORM) Global Risk Index (GRI) is a...

Webinar: Delivery Drones & COVID19
Published: 11.05.2020

The purpose of this webinar is to review the very latest on exactly how delivery drones are being used in response to the coronavirus across 10+ countries. What specific use-cases are they serving and what specific drone technologies are being used? The fact that cargo drones are being used in the response to the pandemic does not automatically mean they're all having meaningful impact, of course. The little (publicly available) evidence that does exist appears to be largely anecdotal or self-reported...


A call for Nature-based solutions experts from the Western Balkans
Published: 11.05.2020

IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia to serve as independent experts on the respective economy-level Nature-based solutions Coordination Group.

The six Nature-based solutions Coordination Groups (one for each economy) serve as advisory and regulatory mechanisms for economy-level activities. Members...


WeRobotics Webinar: Drones & COVID19
Published: 21.04.2020

The purpose of this webinar is to critically review and question how drones are being applied in response to the coronavirus. The most popular applications to date include spraying, patrolling and surveillance, public announcements, cargo delivery, and measurement of body temperature. While some of these applications have already been debunked by science, they’re still being used by drone companies and governments in multiple countries. The supposed success of other applications is...


A call for Nature-based solutions experts from the Western Balkans
Published: 21.04.2020

IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia to serve as independent experts on the respective economy-level Nature-based solutions Coordination Group.

The six Nature-based solutions Coordination Groups (one for each economy) serve as advisory and regulatory mechanisms for economy-level...