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COST-Action “Land4Flood” – Final sprint in the last funding period

The international project „Natural Flood Retention on Private Land“ will end in spring 2022. During 5 years of intensive networking and collaboration, members from numerous european countries have addressed the objectives, trade-offs and prospects of flood risk management concepts within this COST-Action. Discussions centered on potential synergies of land use and flood management, knowledge of nature based solutions and natural water retention measures.

International Conference on Gender and Sustainable Development in the Post-Pandemic

On 21 and 22 October the International Conference "Gender and Sustainable Urban Development in the Post-pandemic" can be followed in streaming. The UNESCO Chair on Gender in STI of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and the Advisory Group on Gender Issues to the Executive Director of UN-Habitat (AGGI) are pleased to invite you to follow this event live.

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ARL – the Global Research Network

The ARL is an independent, non-partisan institution for the spatial sciences under public law and is based in Hanover.

As a Leibniz institution, it is funded jointly by the Federal Government and the federal states due to its supraregional significance and its work in the interest of national science policy.

The specific working method of the ARL, which is transdisciplinary and network-based, allows for close collaboration and a wide-ranging exchange of ideas and knowledge between members of the academic community and planning practitioners.


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