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PA Secure and HA Climate colleagues interview on CASCADE project for #DRRDay

Valdur Lahtvee and Katie Goldie-Ryder, both working at the CBSS Secretariat in Stockholm, reflect on the synergies between climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and on their tasks in the CASCADE project: VL:  CBSS is the sole coordinator of the Horizontal Action Climate of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) and at the same time…

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CASCADE discussed Climate Change Risks with municipalities

“The global temperature has increased, and we are witnessing extreme weather leading to unprecedented challenges … now we need to be preparing for other risks that we have not previously prepared for – every country needs to be prepared for a wide range of risks” stressed Elena Višnar Malinovská from the European Commission’s Directorate-General…

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Two new reports on how DRR works with CCA in the Baltic Sea Region – challenges, good practices, possibilities

On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, 13 October 2019, two reports are launched showing the state of play of the work with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation on the local level, in the countries in the Baltic Sea Region. The aim of these two reports is to…

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PA Secure at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

13-17 May 2019, Geneva. Throughout the week, 4,000 people debated the most important achievements and challenges in the implementation of the UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. More than 170 countries were represented at the Global Platform along with dozens of international and regional organisations from five continents. Over 150 different events took place. Mami…

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CASCADE kick-off – new project will improve BSR urban resilience

Because of climate change, the risk of unpredictable weather events such as droughts, floods, forest fires and extreme temperatures increased. To make the Baltic Sea Region more resilient, CASCADE project (which received funding from the EU Civil Protection Mechanism) brings together civil protection specialists and climate change adaptation experts to identify and measure such risks…

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At NOCCA conference: connecting DRR and Climate Change Adaptation

The CBSS Secretariat is responsible for the policy dialogue in the CASCADE project (Community Safety Action for Supporting Climate Adaptation and Development),  starting in January 2019. CASCADE will seek to improve urban resilience in cities and towns, as well as overall macro-regional resilience. The expected outcome of CASCADE is to adapt existing risk assessment methodology…

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CBSS at UNISDR Advisory Meeting on the Regional Monitoring of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

The CBSS Secretariat’s Senior Advisor for Civil Security, Janusz Gąciarz took part in the Advisory Meeting on the Regional Monitoring of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, organized by UNISDR in Bonn on 25-26 September 2018. The meeting gathered regional intergovernmental organisations from all continents to discuss the use of the Sendai…

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