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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 29/Aug/2012
10:30am
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12:00pm
Plenary 8.2: Disasters, environment and migration
Location: Aspen

SESSION CHAIR: Bron TAYLOR - Professor - University of Forida - Gainesville - USA

PANELLISTS:

  • Jörn BIRKMANN - Head of Section - United Nations University Institute for Envrionmenat and Human Security UNU-EHS - Bonn - Germany
  • Eric DES MARAIS - Adjunct Faculty -  Graduate School of Social Work - University of Denver - Denver - USA
  • Uwe LÜBKEN - Research Fellow - Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society - Munich - Germany
  • Franz MAUELSHAGEN - Executive Board Member and Program Coordinator of "Climate & Culture" - Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, KWI) - Essen - Germany
  • Anthony OLIVER-SMITH - Professor University of Florida - Gainesville - USA
  • H.E. Ms. Ama I. PEPPLE - CFR - Federal Minister of Land - Housing and Urban Development - Abuja - Nigeria
  • Roger S. PULWARTY - Director - National Integrated Drought Information System - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration - USA

Chaired and supported by RCC – Rachel Carson Centre, Munich

1:00pm
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2:30pm
WED4.4: Rio+20 and The Future of Sustainability and Disaster Risk Reduction
Location: Aspen
Chair: Karl-Otto ZENTEL, DKKV
Chair: Andreas RECHKEMMER, GRF Davos
Session supported by DKKV and GIZ
Presentations

Rio+20 and the future of sustainability and disaster risk reduction

Karl-OTTO ZENTEL1, Andreas RECHKEMMER2

1: DKKV; 2: Global Risk Forum, GRF Davos

Date: Thursday, 30/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
THU1.1: Towards a Safer World: a Whole-of-Society Approach to Disaster Preparedness
Location: Aspen
Chair: David NABARRO, UNO
Chair: Chadia WANNOUS, UNSIC
Workshop organized by Towards A Safer World Initiative, UN System Influenza Coordination (UNSIC)
Presentations

Towards a safer world: a whole-of-society approach to dsaster preparedness

David NABARRO, Chadia WANNOUS

UN System influenza Coordination (UNSIC), Switzerland


Mainstreaming Pandemic Preparedness into Multi-Hazard Readiness

Amir ABDULLAH (TBC)

World Food Program, Italy


World Health Organization: health security preparedness

David Ross HARPER

World Health Organization, Switzerland


Building national pandemic preparedness through strengthening non health sectors: Indonesia’s lesson learnt)

Emil AGUSTIONO

Coordinating Ministry for People's Welfare, Indonesia, Republic of


The relevance of Integrative Risk Management to RCRC programming

Matthias SCHMALE

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Switzerland


How to motivate private sector participants to invest in mitigating and adapting to systemic risks

Stephen C. ALDRICH

bio-era, United States of America


 
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