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Joint Communication from the High Representative and the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council "Resilience as a strategic priority of the external action of the EU"
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Ingrid NYBORG (Norway)
Recommendation to the Consulting Process: The problem the initiative on resilience as an EU external action priority aims to tackle is wide-ranging. While the EU recognizes the utility of the resilience concept, the concept’s latent pitfalls should also be addressed. As the leader of a large-scale EU funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project (“Community Policing and Post-Conflict Police Reform” – ICT4COP – www.communitypolicing.eu),...
UNOY Peacebuilders (Netherlands)
YOUTH: AN UNTAPPED SOURCE OF RESILIENCE We are the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders), a global network of 80 youth peacebuilding organisations across 50 countries, united around the vision of a world free from violence in which young people play an active role in contributing to peaceful, inclusive and prosperous societies. The Joint Communication on Resilience must include and support youth as a source of resilience,...
World Vision (Belgium)
The new Resilience agenda needs to: - Define resilience a. in coherence and complementarity with the already existing EU and global frameworks and indicators (Sendai Framework, Paris Agreement, Agenda for Humanity, EU Action Plan for Resilience in Crisis Prone Countries) as well as the wider scope of Agenda 2030. b.include within its definition and understanding of ‘’resilience’’ the aspect of empowering individuals to cope effectively with...
The Global Strategy identifies resilience as a concept that goes beyond States and encompasses ‘all individuals and the whole of society’. By having prioritized resilience, the EU committed to addressing the underlying causes of vulnerability in an integrated way for which cross-sectoral coordination is fundamental. This should imply the recognition of the fundamental role basic social sectors play on individuals and societies’ resilience. In...
Baha'i International Community (Belgium)
Peace and Resilience: Engaging Effectively at the Local Level The concept of resilience has in recent years become increasingly important in the discourse on peace, featuring prominently in the recent EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy. One of the defining characteristics that has emerged in the conversation on resilience is the attempt to look for existing sources of strength and capacity at the local level within conflict...
Resilience must address several issues such the global area/country situation (environment, natural resources, critical infrastructures, urban areas, disasters...), as well as societal one (political, health, economical, religious...). We will focus here on the data collection linked with the global situation. Since the approach is addressing resilience of countries and zones outside Europe, the possible way to collect data is limited mainly...