Tag: Crisis management

GLOBE EU Wakeup Call #14 with Prof Thomas Elmqvist

During this WakeUp Call, not only will we delve into the specific challenges of wildfire management in the EU, but also explore how the concept of response diversity can be interpreted and implemented in European policy.  We will discuss how the EU and its Member States can develop proactive measures to deal with multiple and interacting crises.

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Scientific symposium ‘Crises and the Importance of Research: How Prepared Can We Be?

How can public services help us respond to various crises such as conflict and climate change? What role do different actors play in preparing for future pandemics? What lessons can we learn from civil emergencies regarding researchers’ access to data, and how can we apply these lessons to future processes? On 22 June 2023, the scientific symposium ‘Crises and the Importance of Research: How Prepared Can We Be?’ invites international experts to explore how research contributes to responding to and preparing for multiple and entangled crises of our times.

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Are we ready for the next cross-border health crisis?

The European Union was not ready for COVID-19, despite the history of the spread of serious infectious diseases and the presence of special services and road maps. The cost of COVID-19 and its cascading effects is still adding up and may soon exceed 3 trillion euros. The probability of such events to occur is difficult to calculate. This is particularly true for new health threats, since mutations occur completely randomly. 

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Webinar: Be prepared – Can we forecast the next crisis and be ready to manage it?

When a crisis does strike, what do we need to know in deciding on effective action? How do we make sense of incoming information and data? Is it possible to build trust across our communities, and establish effective communications? Join our panel of experts to discuss these critical issues, where we consider some of the lessons learnt from recent crises and what is needed for the future. You, the audience, will have the opportunity to pose questions and be part of the debate. Our webinar is free and open to all.

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