Education, adaptation and disaster risk reduction

How are the themes of risk management, adaptation to climate change and education related to each other?
How can the topic of risk management be integrated into formal and non-formal education?
What initiatives exist in Latin America and the Caribbean?

UN Environmentinvites you to participate in the following Webinar of the NAPS Community, which will seek to emphasize the central role that education plays in the preparation and management of risk reduction. In this respect, the aim will be to demonstrate that education is part of the transformation for a resilient society. The webinar will present experiences from Venezuela.


Welcome from the NAPS Community

Sebastian Rodriguez
Adaptation Specialist, Climate Change Unit
Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean
UN Environment


Dr. Lili Ilieva
Associated consultant 
Practical Action – Regional Office for Latin America, Peru

Clara Ariza
Specialist in Adaptation to Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction 
and Sustainable Development
Association for Learning about Climate Change (UN CC: Learn)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Pablo Kaplun
Project Manager CONSTRU-PAS: 
Building Participation and Prevention for a Healthy Environment
Living geography