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Disaster Risk Reduction Day

What governance do we need to reduce disaster risk and enhance our democracies amid COVID-19 crisis?

Date:13 October 2020
Author:Angelo J. Imperiale
Some reflections to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020. Since the call launched by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, the 13th October has been designated to celebrate worldwide the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), as an opportunity to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and advocate for reducing the exposure of local communities, especially the most vulnerable, to future disasters.
Matthew Quinn at the URSI lecture

Wales, an experiment in governance for sustainability and well-being

Date:28 May 2018

Matthew Quinn (Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University, Distinguished Visiting Fellow) URSI lunch seminar, Tuesday May 22, 2018

Prof. Maarten Hajer

Planning as futuring

Date:29 March 2018

You can be interested in planning, but if you want to know how it works, you should just be at the tops of politics. This is how prof. Maarten Hajer, a prof by a special appointment at Utrecht University, started his speech. Making planning great again,...

Ferenc van Damme

Eliminate the citizen?

Date:29 November 2017
Author:Thai Van Quoc Nguyen

A glance at Ferenc van Damme’s punny title for his presentation suggests a resemblance to the Canadian thinker Marshall McLuhan’s antimodernist exclamation: ‘Our only hope is apocalypse’. Intellectual preferences aside, one could not help but ask about the...