7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
15th July, 2020
A day of thought-provoking talks, interactive discussions and online networking opportunities, where experts will present on the COVID-19 pandemic viewed from around the world and how it has impacted women, minorities, refugees, migrants and vulnerable communities, hosted by the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction.
The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction welcome researchers, students, practitioners, policymakers, the media and the general public to a day of thought-provoking discussions on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting vulnerable groups, communities and countries and the necessary changes to emergency management policies and strategies to better manage the current crisis and better prepare for the next. Our in-house and guest experts will present a global perspective on the latest research and analysis through talks, interactive discussions and in conversation. We will explore multi-dimensional aspects of the crisis, considering their physical, social, economic, environmental, institutional, political, cultural and gendered dimensions.