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Geneva Global Initiative Roundtable – Dealing With Existential Risk

2019-07-26T08:12:17+00:00Archives, Commentary, News, Recent Additions|

Dealing with existential risk

The threat of existential risk is increasingly recognised by strategic planners as an issue of ever greater importance.

The Geneva Global Initiative (GGI) has been created to undertake research and promote understanding in the field of existential risks and ways to prepare to deal with them.

In a meeting […]

QSAND Guidance Manual

2019-01-16T16:49:11+00:00Archives, Recent Additions|

QSAND is a free to use shelter and settlement sustainability
and resilience self-assessment tool developed by BRE Global (the developers of
BREEAM), on behalf of the IFRC. As a part of their commitment to sustainable
development, IFRC commissioned the development of QSAND to promote sustainable
shelter and settlement activities in the aftermath of natural disasters. The
tool draws on […]

FOREWARN initiative

2018-05-03T14:23:45+00:00Archives|

 

Facilitating Enhanced Organisational Responsiveness for Effective West African Risk Reduction

Overall objective:

Contribute to the enhancement of effective disaster risk reduction in the West Africa region by strengthening organisations’’ capacities in anticipation, adaptation, collaboration, innovation and strategic leadership to reduce vulnerability to emerging and evolving threats […]

Ecuador Country Mission Report

2018-04-30T18:55:14+00:00Archives|

The mission.

The Humanitarian Futures Programme (HFP) of Kings College aims to assist humanitarian organizations to deal better with the challenges of the 21st century, by identifying areas in which they can become more anticipatory, adaptive and collaborative. The HFP made an assessment visit to the Ecuador country team of the […]

STRATEGIC CAPACITIES FOR MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF THE FUTURE

2018-04-30T18:47:06+00:00Archives|

A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF ECOWAS

 

Introduction

The Humanitarian Futures Programme is working in collaboration with the ECOWAS Commission in order to assess and enhance the latter’s long-term planning capacity during its restructuring and expansion.

The project is intended to relate ECOWAS’ emerging commitment to disaster risk reduction (DRR) within
the context of its conflict […]

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