ESRC CASCADE-NET Seminar 6: Less heard voices within Civil Society for resilience: engaging diverse groups in knowledge exchange and capacity building
Co-organised by: London Climate Change Partnership and the Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience, University of the West of England, Bristol, working with a number of individuals and agencies.
Date/time: 10:30-16:00, Friday 21st June 2019
Venue: Committee Room 3, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA
Questions to be explored during the seminar:
• Who are the less-heard voices in society in extreme weather adaptation and wider resilience building?
• How are these groups identified and their vulnerability appraised?
• How do perceptions of vulnerability compare with reality?
• What are the relationships between environmental justice and social justice, social vulnerability, and adaptation?
• How are we working with different groups in knowledge exchange and capacity building (including timing within Extreme Weather Adaptation Cycle?)
• Do less heard voices influence and play a role in policy decisions? How can their role be enhanced?
• What are the research needs and priorities – conceptual; methodological? How is research linking to policy and practice?
|10.30||1. Welcome and setting the scene
Less heard voices within Civil Society for resilience: initial mapping of the territory/ aims of the day. Professor Lindsey McEwen (Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience, UWE Bristol) and Kristen Guida (London Climate Change Partnership)
|10.40||2. Who are the vulnerable groups and less heard voices? Led by Kristen Guida (London Climate Change Partnership)
Practical mapping activity
Bringing equity into urban adaptation planning Professor Robin Leichenko (Co-Director, Rutgers Climate Institute, Rutgers University)