SESSION 05: Nature-culture approaches to disasters prevention and recovery

Friday May 7, 11:00-13:00 UTC
Spoken language: English

MODERATOR

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Maya Ishizawa
Independent Heritage Specialist
Architect (Universidad Ricardo Palma) and PhD (Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg) (in)

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SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES
ASIA Jefferson Chua, Greenpeace – Can Resiliency Landscapes withstand pandemics? (Asia)
OCEANIA Xavier Forde, Heritage New Zealand – Strengthening Communities of knowledge: building the infrastructure of indigenous heritage in Aotearoa (Oceania)
AFRICA Alula Tesfay, Mekelle University, Ethiopia / University of Tsukuba, Japan – Ethiopia, resilient building traditions of Gunda Gundo community (Africa)
EUROPE Barbara Minguez-García, World Bank / GFDRR – Challenges and opportunities of natural and cultural heritage in disaster risk management strategies: an international cooperation perspective (Europe)
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA Paloma Guzmán, Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) – How is conservation with a landscape approach advancing the assessment of climate change of World Heritage properties?
SOUTH AMERICA Pilar Matute, Centro Nacional de Sitios del Patrimonio Mundial, Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimoo – The Minami-Sanriku Moai: a protective gift (South America)

In the last few years, cultural heritage and nature-based solutions are increasingly being integrated into disaster risk management strategies and climate change mitigation and adaptation planning. However, the interconnections between natural and cultural heritage are not sufficiently explored and used for disaster risk prevention and post-disaster recovery strategies. In light of the increasing hazards threatening World Heritage, this session explores the opportunities that nature-culture approaches could bring for analyzing heritage places and increase their resilience by planning disasters prevention and recovery in cultural landscapes, urban areas and natural protected areas.

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ALL SESSIONS

SESSION 1:
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Monday May 3, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 2:
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Tuesday May 4, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 3:
TOURISM AND PANDEMICS IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Wednesday May 5, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 4:
PANDEMICS AND HISTORIC CENTERS
Thursday May 6, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 5:
NATURE-CULTURE APPROACHES TO DISASTERS PREVENTION
AND POST-DISASTER RECOVERY IN WORLD HERITAGE
Friday May 7, 11:00-13:00 UTC
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SESSION 6:
PREPARING FOR EMERGENCY TO ENSURE RESILIENCE OF CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEMS UNDER THREAT: A MATTER OF GOOD TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE!
Monday May 10, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 7:
PREVENTING EARTHQUAKE DESTRUCTION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES:
LEARNING FROM EMPIRICISM TO REGULATIONS
Tuesday May 11, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 8:
PREVENTION AND CONSERVATION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Wednesday May 12, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 9:
CULTURE, HERITAGE AND RESILIENCE :
LOCAL CREATIVE RESPONSES TO NATURAL DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Thursday May 13, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 10:
INFORMAL KNOWLEDGE, PARTICIPATION AND HERITAGE DURING PANDEMICS
Friday May 14, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 11:
IDENTITY AND RESILIENCE IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Monday May 17, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 12:
THE VALUE OF CULTURE DURING PANDEMICS
Tuesday May 18, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 13:
INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION:
AN UNCOMFORTABLE UNDERSTANDING
Wednesday May 19, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 15:
INTANGIBLE HERITAGE AND DISASTERS
Friday May 21, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 16:
SUSTAINABILITY AND FUTURE AFTER DISASTERS AND PANDEMICS
Monday May 24, 14:00-16:00 UTC
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SESSION 17:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR PREPAREDNESS AND MITIGATION:
PRIOR OR AFTER DISASTERS AND PANDEMICS (ROUND TABLE)
Tuesday May 25, 17:00-19:00 UTC
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SESSION 18:
HERITAGE AND SOCIAL RECONSTRUCTION
Wednesday May 26, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 19:
CONSERVATION EMERGENCY!
Friday May 28, 17:00-19:00 UTC
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SESSION 20:
PHYSICAL RECONSTRUCTION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Saturday May 29, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 21:
CLOSING SESSION
Sunday May 30, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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