CUDRR+R hosts colleagues from the PLINIVS Study Centre, Naples



During the week of April 18-22, CUDRR+R hosted Professor Giulio Zuccaro and researcher Mattia Leone from the PLINIVS Study Centre for Hydrogeological, Volcanic and Seismic Engineering at the University of Naples Federerico II, in Italy.

Zuccaro and Leone made presentations on the activities of the PLINIVS Centre including both Seismic and Volcanic Risk Assessments as well as the first presentation of the Lunchtime Seminar Series at CUDRR+R with a presentation on “Resilience based design and disaster risk mitigation as opportunity for urban regeneration.” Going forward, CUDRR+R and PLINIVS will continue collaboration on joint research activities.


CUDRR+R joins the General Assembly of Partners for HABITAT III

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CUDRR+R became a member of the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Partner Constituent Group of the General Assembly of Partners (GAP), a special initiative of the World Urban Campaign mandated to last until the end of the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador in October 2016.

The aim of GAP is to support stakeholders’ engagement and contribution to the Habitat III Conference and in particular to the New Urban Agenda.