Disaster Risk Reduction Online Dialogue Series: Challenges for Disaster Risk and Territorial Governance in the Post-COVID-19 Era. Inputs for improving cooperation

Organizer(s) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Event language(s)
  • English

Disaster Risk Reduction Online Dialogue Series

Online Dialogue 2
Challenges for Disaster Risk and Territorial Governance in the Post-COVID-19 Era. Inputs for improving cooperation
Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
(International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction)
Duration: 90 mins.

Core Topics

  • Disaster risk and unsustainable development processes
  • The privatization of benefits and the socialization of risks 
  • The prospective perspective of underlying causes and disaster risk drivers
  • Transversal approaches: policies, instruments, and implementation
  • Disaster risk and territorial governance
  • COVID-19 across governance scales
  • Systemic risk governance and management
  • Science-based decision making and practice: future steps to strengthening territorial risk governance


Mariana Arcaya
Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Health and Associate Department Head
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Luis Rolando Durán Vargas
Senior Disaster Risk Management Consultant

Virginia Jiménez
LA RED and Universidad Central of Venezuela

Gustavo Wilches Chaux
Facultad de Arquitectura
Fundación Universitaria de Popayán, Colombia

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