UNESCO Chair on Sustainability at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is the second oldest UNESCO Chair worldwide, and is the node coordinator of the UNESCOSOST network.
The Colombian node office was formed by the alliance with Tecnológico de Antioquia (TdeA) University Institution in 2008. Is the oldest node of UNESCOSost in Latin America.
The node in Brazil is provisionally created in 2012 by IGEO from the Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Bahia. In November 2013, was established as a formal node of UNESCOSost.
The Sustainability Measurement and Modeling Lab (SUMMLab) is a multidisciplinary research group established in 2011, involved in measuring and modeling the many facets of the sustainability science.
The conference will focus on innovation for participatory community development in urban resilience transition. The RESURBE program aims to share knowledge and support dialogue among key stakeholders in the processes of urban resilience transition, informing policy making for urban resilience and adaptation to climate change.
The best articles and practices will be selected for publication within the volumes of the book series “Resilience Cities: Rethinking Urban Transformation” (Springer), and the authors will be invited to joint RESURBE program working grups.
More info: http://www.resurbe2.com