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The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) – an Initiative under ICIMOD’s regional programme on Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks (MKAN) – has its mandate in developing an effective, sustainable network of universities in the HKH, in collaboration with academic, research and knowledge generating and exchange institutions both within and outside the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region.
Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks (MKAN), Himalayan University Consortium
Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
30 June 2019 to
04 July 2019
Mandira Shrestha & Udayan Mishra
The HUC Thematic Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience (HUC TWG on DRR and Resilience) was established at the HUC Annual Meeting in Chengdu, China, in November 2017. Under the leadership of the Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR, Sichuan University), the first and second meetings of the TWG took place in Chengdu and Nepal during 10–14 May and 13 December 2018, respectively.
The IDMR is hosting the third meeting of the HUC TWG on DRR and Resilience in Chengdu on 30 June–4 July 2019. The event will be hosted as a part of the IDMR-organized international workshop on “Innovative models for multinational collaboration on disaster resilience” at Sichuan University.
In addition to the TWG meeting, the workshop will include several other activities, including the following:
The primary goals of the international workshop, as well as the meeting of the HUC TWG on DRR and Resilience, are as follows: