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.
RESURBE III is organized by RECNET in the frame of RESURBE International Program on Urban Resilience. RESURBE Program aims to realize research, capacity building and urban development projects worldwide, as well as to support informed policy making, on urban resilience (climate change adaptation, mitigation and risk).
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 groups.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED
RESURBE III International Conference on Urban Resilience main objective is to facilitate the discussion on urban resilience, aiming at empowering local communities for local actions. RESURBE III is calling for the participation of local communities, researchers and practitioners, from public, private and non-governmental organizations.
RESURBE III is principally focusing on:
a) To define the real-life challenges faced by local communities for achieving resilience, facing environmental, social, economic slow and rapid on-setting risks.
b) To redefine the role of universities in identifying and implementing practical solutions for urban resilience, together with the local communities.
c) To define approaches for facilitating the knowledge co-creation and exchange between local communities and other stakeholders to support appropriate local actions for resilience, aiming at empowering local communities for local actions.
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