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Towards a climate resilient society for all

Learn from experts on how to create content for social media and other digital platforms to build climate resilience and disaster risk management.

12 November 2021 at 15:30 ICT

ending at 16:30 ICT

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Online
Towards a climate resilient society for all through social media flyer

Photo: ICED.

The Asia Pacific region is experiencing unprecedented growth in mobile technology penetration, social media, and citizen’s access to a wide array of digital platforms.

There are many domains that have benefited from this great technology development but when talking about climate change adaptation and disaster risk management it is still overlooked.

An inclusive use of social media and digital platforms can offer transformative and boost climate adaptation and resilience, for individuals and for societies.

This event, organized by the Institute for Circular Economy Development (ICED), Vietnam National University and supported by SEI Asia through the Strategic Collaborative Fund, programme will:

  • Explore the use of digital content and social media for climate resilience.
  • Find solutions to empower vulnerable groups to contribute to climate resilience via social media and other digital platforms.
  • Showcase social media initiatives on building climate resilience.

1. Launch

Join our programme

Date: Friday 12 November

Time: 15:30-16:30 GMT+7 (Thailand/Vietnam) / 9:30-10:30 AM CET

Duration: 1 hour

Registration: You will receive the Zoom link after registration

Online Programme:

  1. Opening by Dr. Nguyen Hong Quan, Director of Institute for Circular Economy Development (ICED)
  2. Keynote by Niall O’Connor, director SEI Asia
  3. Objectives and collaboration by Dr. Long Hoang
  4. Presentation by Nguyen Minh Quang, Director Mekong Environment Forum (MEF)
  5. Video screening by Dr. Uthpal Kumar, Delta Research Initiative
  6. Discussion facilitated by Dr. Long Hoang
  • Dr. Nguyen Hong Quan, Director ICED
  • Daud Jibon Das, Khulna Regional Director, Caritas Bangladesh
  • Nguyen Minh Quang, Director MEF

2. Workshop

Improve your skills

Date: Friday 19 November

Time: 15:00-17:30 GMT+7 (Thailand/Vietnam) / 9:00-11:30 AM CET

Duration: 2.5 hours

Featuring

Niall O’Connor

Centre Director

SEI Asia

Topics and subtopics
Climate : Disaster risk, Adaptation
Related centres
SEI Asia
Regions
Asia

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