Entries by Isabel Riboldi

Marbella, Spain: one city, two successes

Marbella revealed itself to be an extraordinarily prolific city for the PEARL project. Not only it gathered over 60 local stakeholders for the establishment of the Learning & Action Alliance (LAA). It also allowed good discussions among members of the Consortium during the 5th Project Committee Meeting. From 12 to 15 January 2016 the Spanish […]

PEARL Taiwan Workshop 2015

From 25 to 28 November 2015, the PEARL partners National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) and National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) organized the “PEARL Taiwan Workshop 2015” at NCKU premises in Tainan, Taiwan. The event was chaired by Prof. D.J. Doong and supported by the Ministry of Science of Technology of Taiwan together with project PEARL. […]

PEARL Knowledge Base Platform illustrated at the Amsterdam International Water Week

On 3 November 2015, the International Water Association (IWA) and Deltares organised a workshop on “Tools for Urban Resilience & Climate Adaptation” in the framework of the Amsterdam International Water Week (2-6 November, Amsterdam, The Netherlands). The special event showcased several tools to assist urban planners, municipalities and other stakeholders in the identification of risks, […]

PEARL at the Stockholm World Water Week 2015

In the packed programme of the World Water Week (Stockholm, Sweden, 23-28 August 2015), PEARL carved out a space for itself in the seminar “Eye on Asia: Water for Cities”. The event proposed different solutions to the risks posed to the Asian water security by the combination of rapid urbanization, demographic growth, water-related disasters, and […]

Positive feedback from local stakeholders in Rethymno, Greece

The first Stakeholders’ Workshop organised by the National Technical University of Athens on 1-2 October 2015 in Rethymno, Greece was well received by local authorities and organizations. Not only it benefitted from the presence of all interested parties, from municipal institutions (including the city Mayor) to public services, regional units, civil protection, NGOS, and development agencies. […]