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Building resilience in youth vulnerable to economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters

In this 2024 ECOSOC Partnership Forum Virtual Side Event, we discuss the emerging trends pertaining to the involvement and attainment rates of youth in upper secondary, tertiary education, and…

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Social protection and climate change

Climate change has already resulted in climate-related extreme events of greater frequency and/or intensity. This, along with long-term changes in average conditions (whether in temperature or…

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An Overview of Global Humanitarian Crisis and Needs

Today, millions of people need humanitarian assistance due to natural disasters, war and conflicts, climate change, environmental degradation, and poverty. Add to this the most recent…

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Social Security and Protection Against Risks

Islamic social finance institutions can be developed to protect against the impact of negative shocks on poorer households. In the case of negative shocks, zakat can be used as debt relief for the…

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Intangible cultural heritage, natural disasters and climate change

This chapter discusses how the knowledge and practices related to living heritage can contribute to biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of natural resources and enhancing environmental…

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The business case for Nature

This video is the first video of unit 6 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Nature’s solutions to coastal hazards: a case study from Indonesia

This video is the second video of unit 5.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Engineering with nature

This video is the first video of unit 5.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Martha Roja-Urrego, Ramsar Convention

This video is the forth video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Mami Mizutori, UNDRR

This video is the third video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Action in the making: policies for disaster and climate resilience

This video is the first video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience - Trailer

Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastlines, wetlands to…

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Inclusive action: Importance of youth, communities and indigenous people for Nature-based Solutions

This video is the first video of unit 4 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Nature’s solutions to flash flooding: a case study from Oman

This video is the second video of unit 3.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Applying Nature-based Solutions in cities, coastal areas and drylands. Part 1: Challenges

This video is the first video of unit 3.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Interview with Miguel Clüsener-Godt, UNESCO

This video is the third video of unit 2.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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