A second CARISMAND Citizen Summit took place on 16 July 2016, a week after the first CARISMAND Citizen Summit in Bucharest, Romania.
Led by UNISDR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE), dozens of universities devote to develop and strengthen disaster risk management in business courses.
The first Citizen Summit organised by the CARISMAND project was held on 9 July 2016 in Bucharest, Romania. The aim of CARISMAND Citizen Summits is to disseminate project results as well as to establish citizens’ reactions and opinions to various disaster risk and culture related topics.
Review of actors, processes, national/regional policies for different types of disasters and the different stages of disaster management
Possibilities to transform emotions related to citizens’ risk perceptions into active behaviour
Review of the legal situation of citizens in disaster situations, in particular regarding human rights, privacy rights, and any form of cultural rights (e.g. protection of minorities)
Possibilities and current practices of how cultural aspects can enhance the ability of citizens and communities to prepare themselves, respond efficiently and accelerate recovery processes