International workshop linking sustainable development, global migration, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction - identifying emerging issues

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Lausanne
Basic Information
Date: 
02/12/2013 - 04/12/2013
Venue: 
Batiment Géopolis, quartier Mouline
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

University of Lausanne, Faculty of geosciences and environment (UNIL-FGSE)

Language of event: 
English

Workshop objectives:

- To explore scientific and practical inter-linkages between these four domains that are shaping current international and national policies: sustainable development, migration, disaster risk reduction, climate change;

- Create a dialogue based on science, methodologies and practices among UNIL-FGSE academic staff members, students, UNIL-FGSE alumni and external experts from Switzerland and abroad through case studies and practices on how these issues are linked in the field;

- Showcase current research of the UNIL-FGSE faculty members and students related to this topic and its societal value, and Explore emerging issues in this field to inform future research and projects at UNIL-FGSE