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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 29/Aug/2012
Plenary 8.2: Disasters, environment and migration
Location: Aspen

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


  • 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

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
Date: Thursday, 30/Aug/2012
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)

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