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06: International Disaster Preparedness and Response to Emergency and Crisis

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Hauptschule
Breakout / International Law
english language

Societies today have to face multifaceted risks and interconnected threats. Only a multidisciplinary understanding of these risks can allow us to tackle them effectively. In order to help the individual, we need to achieve a better understanding of societies in extreme situations and coordinate the strategies of states and international institutions in emergencies and crises. In this breakout session, national and international experts will discuss potential risks that require attention on national, regional and international levels, such as natural and technological disasters, complex emergencies, social and economic risks or internal conflicts.

Coordinator, CWGER - Global Cluster Working Group on Early Recovery, BCPR - Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme, Geneva
Coordinator, Disaster Law Programme, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva
Professor, Disaster Risk Management and Recovery, University of Copenhagen
Head of Unit, Disaster Management, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
Director, Synergies International Consulting s.p., Globoko

Prof. Mo HAMZA

Professor, Disaster Risk Management and Recovery, University of Copenhagen

Urban Planner, Architecture and Planning Consultants Urban Planner and Researcher, Centre for Planning and Architectural Studies Adviser and Planner, Urban Development, World Bank and UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Adviser, Urban Development, USAID - United States Agency for International Development Deputy Regional Director, NEF - Near East Foundation Lecturer, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford Senior Lecturer, Cranfield Disaster Management Centre, Cranfield University, Cranfield Independent Consultant Professor, Disaster Risk, Management, University of Copenhagen
1986-1988
1988-1989
1989-1990
1990-1992
1992-1993
1994-2000
2000-2002
since 2002
since 2008

Mag. Siegfried JACHS

Head of Unit, Disaster Management, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna

M.A. German Philology/History, University of Vienna Lecturer, University of Zadar German Language Teacher Federal Chancellery, Department for Crisis Management Deputy Head of Department, Department for Crisis Management, Federal Chancellery Head of Department, Department for Crisis Management, Federal Chancellery
1988
1988-1989
1990-1991
1991-1998
1999-2001
2002-2003

Array Wolfgang KRAJIC

Director, Synergies International Consulting s.p., Globoko

Different Military Command and Staff Positions, Military Hospital, Austrian Ministry of Defence, Innsbruck Humanitarian Affairs Officer, UN-OCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva Attaché for Humanitarian Affairs, and Member of Planning and Coordination Unit ofFOCUS - Multilateral Humanitarian Initiative, Austrian Embassy, Berne Senior Planning Officer of EADRCC-NATOs Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre, Austrian Mission to NATO and NATO Civil Emergency Planning Directorate, Brussels
1991-1997
1997-1999
1999-2000
2000-2002

Political Symposium

show timetable

24.08.2014

09:00 - 10:30 Not Just an Island Culture
12:00 - 13:30 Opening Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 The EU and Its Neighbours: Opportunities and Challenges for the Eastern Partnership Plenary
16:00 - 17:30 The European Union in Search of a New Narrative Plenary
17:30 - 18:00 Curator’s Talk: Art in the Margin of War – War in the Margin of Art Culture
19:00 - 20:30 “Kakanien – New Homelands” Goes Alpbach: And Nobody’s There to Understand the Language You’re Screaming In… Culture

25.08.2014

07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 05: Never Mind the Gap – Overcoming the East-West Divide in the OSCE Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 06: International Disaster Preparedness and Response to Emergency and Crisis Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 04: The European Union and Its Neighbours Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 02: Social Cohesion in a Wider Europe Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 01: Citizens’ Trust vs Distrust: Scenarios for the Future of Democracy Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 03: The EU and Turkey: Energising Cooperation Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 16: A Young Look at Europe Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 17: Success! The Do’s and Don’ts of Contemporary Advocacy Breakout
10:00 - 11:00 Lunch Reception Social
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 10: Digital Europe – Between Security and Cooperation Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 07: Europe’s Next Generation in the Elections and Beyond Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 11: Europe’s Periphery at the Crossroads – Consequences for the Common Security and Defence Policy Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 14: Future Energy Needs vs. Non-Proliferation Policies Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 12: EU Enlargement Between Boldness and Fatigue Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 09: Beyond European Communication Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 15: The EU and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Balancing Growth, Inclusiveness and Sustainability? Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 13: Climate and Energy – Key Questions for the Future Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 08: Brain Drain – Brain Gain: The Economic Potential of Migration in Modern Europe and in the Past Breakout
14:30 - 16:00 From Reconciliation to Integration: What the Young Can Contribute to a Common Future Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 Post-Conflict Countries in Transition: Reforming the Security Sector Plenary
18:30 - 20:00 Bringing Ideas to Power: Towards a Democratic Consensus of Tomorrow? Plenary
20:00 - 21:30 Integrated in Austria, Successful in the World – How Austrian Success Stories Are Written Partner

26.08.2014

07:00 - 07:10 Inequality and Sustainable Global Governance: Introduction Plenary
07:10 - 08:30 Generational Inequality Plenary
09:00 - 10:15 Inequality in Energy and Climate Plenary
10:15 - 10:30 Closing Remarks Plenary