Sustainable Rural Regeneration Conference
Cultural and natural heritage in all its manifestations are pillars of the identity cohesion and wellbeing of communities The transformative power of cultural and natural heritage is increasingly recognized as a key enabler for sustainable development particularly in rural areas facing chronic economic social and environmental challenges The Conference on Sustainable Rural Regeneration taking place at UNESCO Headquarters on 910 June 2022 aims to foster knowledge exchange and reflections on the future of rural development in Europe and beyond Organized by UNESCO and partners of the RURITAGE project it will bring together practitioners and international experts on rural development local communities implementing heritageled actions as well as representatives of the European Commission and of EU funded projects
Building Content-Rich Experiences Into Virtual Events in 2022 | wtv.
WTV designs and manages the widest range of hybrid and virtual events for many of the worlds largest organisations including the World Bank GAVI HSBC BP Bank of England UK Government Swiss Government PWC Deloitte UNICEF Medecins Sans Frontieres UNESCO and a wide range of NGOs WTV provides a complete handson project management of live virtual events delivering more than 2000 live virtual events a year combining live virtual event production creative content and leading technology platforms to create awardwinning events
Join a growing community of practices on Nature-based-Solutions to reduce disaster risks
Naturebased Solutions are solutions inspired by nature to reduce risks of natural hazards while providing environmental social and economic benefits UNESCO and partners have developed an open access platform GeoIKP to gather and share comprehensive knowledge about NatureBased Solutions and are now inviting people to share their experiences through its new Citizen Stories GeoIKP was developed through the OPERANDUM project an EUfunded project implemented by 26 partners from all over the world including UNESCO who research NatureBased Solutions to adapt rural and natural territories to the impacts of rising extreme weather events The platform gives access to all of the results derived from the project and to bring awareness and foster the cocreation of naturebased solutions NBS as a vehicle for transformational change It serves as a hub for the growing NBS community to share information tools data and experiences to reduce hydrometeorological hazards and address related societal challenges in rural and urban areas It caters to both advanced users with a professional interest as well as firsttime visitors without any prior knowledge of naturebased solutions offering rich and varied information for every type of stakeholder scientific data for researchers real examples of cocreation processes for media and associations learning tools for citizens best practices for policy makers and even a hub for finding partners and opportunities for business and investors The newly launched Citizen Stories of GeoIKP gives a voice to vulnerable affected or concerned citizens to share personal experiences of how and why they started applying naturebased solutions to their areas and to inspire others to take action The citizen stories represent a growing knowledge repository for anyone interested or engaged in grassroots solutions to climate change
World Heritage Site Managers’ perceptions of Disaster-Risk Management governance
The International Day for Disaster Reduction held every 13 October celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to different types of emergencies and raising awareness about the importance of managing the risks that they face This year the day is all about governance Good disaster risk governance can be measured in lives saved reduced numbers of disasteraffected people and reduced economic losses