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“Cases in Disaster Risk Management and Decision Making

9 February 2022

On the 9th of February 2022, colleagues from the University of Geneva together with Sustainable Caucasus held a number forth virtual webinars with the participation of representatives of higher education institutions from the countries of the Caucasus Mountain Region.
Anna Scolobig, from the University of Geneva, introduced a learning unit focused on “Cases in Disaster Risk Management and Decision Making. 


New Publications January 2022

2 February 2022

The first month of 2022 has been ended and there is a lot going on on the SNC-mt website where you can browse our list of new publications and catch up on recent research from across the Caucasus mountain region.


Webinar on: Advanced GIS Hazard Mapping.

19 January 2022

Colleagues from the University of Geneva together with Sustainable Caucasus continue regional workshops on teaching-learning practice improvement to respond to the growing demand for qualified teaching in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and hazard mapping (DRM-HM) and to contribute to capacity building for instructors in higher education institutions in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia within the project Strengthening the Climate Adaptation Capacities in the South Caucasus: Enhancing regional cooperative action for the benefit of the Caucasus mountain region (SCAC), financially supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).


New Publications 2022

5 January 2022

In need of some reading here is our list of publications from SNC-mt to the website to catch up on recent research from across the Caucasus mountain region.


National Initiative Group Meeting Armenia

22 December 2021

On December 22, 2021, a regular working meeting of the Armenia National Initiative Group within the framework of the “Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation Capacities in the South Caucasus" project was held dedicated to the ongoing activities, particularly to the activities implemented in the pilot Hovk community, to the introduction of the “Climate civil Circulating Investment Foundation” and it`s potential implementation approach as well as discussion and planning of upcoming activities


New Publications December 2021

15 December 2021

Looking for some reading to take you into the weekend? Browse our list of new publications from SNC- mt to catch up on recent research from across the Caucasus mountain region. 


Adaptation at Altitude: Taking Action Together for Resilient Mountain Communities in the South Caucasus

14 December 2021

The online regional meeting was held on Tuesday, December 14, where we together with our partners presented the Adaptation at Altitude (A@A) program and its milestones, relevant adaptation policies, and adaptation solutions for mountain communities in the region.

Many interesting issues regarding the adaptation policies and solutions have been presented by various stakeholders particularly representatives from GIZ, CENN, Women in Business, UNDP, MoE Armenia, RED cross Armenia, EWMI and International Organization for Migration presented testimonies by the solutions, MRI and Sustainable Caucasus contributed on Data, Information, and Monitoring for climate change adaptation in the South Caucasus. 

 

 


Mountain Platforms from around the world gather to share the lessons learned on how to foster spaces for the active involvement of civil society and academia in the framework of Puentes en los Andes dialogues.

10 December 2021

Mountain Platforms from around the world gather to share the lessons learned on how to foster spaces for the active involvement of civil society and academia in the framework of Puentes en los Andes dialogues.

On December 9th virtual meeting of international mountain platforms: fostering spaces for multi-actor collaboration took place with the participation of the representatives of the Carpathian Convention, Scientific Network for Caucasus Mountain Region (SNC-mt), UNEP, Alpine Convention, and National Institute for Glacier and Mountain Ecosystem research (INAIGEM).

 


New Publications November 2021

2 December 2021

Looking for some reading to take you into the weekend? Browse our list of publications to catch up on recent research from across the Caucasus mountain region

 


National Initiative Group Fourth Meeting

29 November 2021

On the 29th of November, 2021 the fourth online meeting of the National Initiative Group of Georgia (NIG  Georgia)  took place. The meeting was attended by the representatives of the scientific, non-governmental, and private sectors. 
The purpose of the meeting was to present the main work and activities carried out in the field of advocacy and cooperation after the third meeting of the National Initiative Group and revision of the policy brief developed by the Sustainable Caucasus on the necessity of introducing sustainable pasture management in Georgia.