Call for abstract: Hydrogeological risk management: gender (women, men) issues and impacts

The conference is organized by the Technical Committee for Hydrogeological Risk of Professional Engineers Registration Board of Rome, chaired by Maria Rosaria Di Lorenzo. It aims at involving participants in a discussion on gender-sensitive risk management. It focuses on the importance of economic growth, social equality and environmental sustainability, there is a paramount convergence on the fact that gender matters where major challenges and change factors should be faced, even in water cycle and natural disaster risk management. In order for gender issues to be taken into account, there is a need for a systematic and comprehensive methodology in gathering gender-disaggregated data, as well as to increase availability of gender-related indicators and methodologies on key topics in disaster risk management and decision making.

When: Thursday 29th October 2015 from 9:00 to 17:30

Italian Senate – Sala Capitolare – Chiostro del Convento di Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Roma

Scadenza del Call for abstracts: 6 luglio 2015

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