The second scientific seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations will take place in Rome, Italy, on 9-10 March 2017 and will gather around hundred inter-disciplinary experts on disaster management, early detection, forecasting, warning and risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters, in both the fields of civil protection and humanitarian aid.
Within the context of Smart Specialisation (S3), the 2017 Conference on Synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF is intended to raise awareness among relevant stakeholders of (1) the progress in exploiting the synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF and (2) practical bottlenecks emerging when implementing the available tools for synergies between funds.
JRC scientist and Chair of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) Luca Montanarella will give a presentation as part of the Lunchtime Conference External Cooperation Infopoint on Voluntary Guidelines for Soil Sustainable Management - Why is it important? How can we promote them in the EU cooperation activities and inside the EU?
The JRC is organising a workshop which will focus on financial instruments as support to innovation and tech transfer projects in the Western Balkans countries and, in general, in the Danube region. The event will take place on the 1st and 2nd March in Belgrade (Serbia).
Atelier organisé par l'Unité Economie de l'Agriculture du Centre Commun de Recherche (Séville), avec le soutien de l'Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR), African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium (AGRODEP), Wageningen Economic Research et Wageningen Environmental Research.
The last plenary project meeting of the CASCADE (CAtastrophic Shifts in drylands: how CAn we prevent ecosystem DEgradation?) project (the project period runs until end June 2017) will held in Matera (Italy) from 21-23 February, with a day centred around policy on 24 February 2017. Key policymakers from EU and other European organisations will participate in the policy forum.
Further information is available on the CASCADE project website