The OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum is the main annual event in the OSCE’s second dimension. In 2014, under the Swiss OSCE Chairmanship, the 22nd Economic and Environmental Forum focused on “Responding to environmental challenges with a view to promoting cooperation and security in the OSCE area”.
The forum is organised as an exchange platform for a number of national and international institutions, NGOs, academia and the business community from the OSCE’s 57 OSCE participating States with the objective to reinforce the role of the OSCE in the promotion of good governance in disaster management. Natasa Manojlovic from TUHH introduced the aims and activities of PEARL in respect to holistic risk governance and stakeholder participation. During the panel forum, the potential of large scale international project such as PEARL to support the implementation of good governance in disaster risk management has been discussed.
- Manojlovic, N., 2014: Learning and Action Alliances as a Vehicle for Innovation and Active Learning – How to Enhance Community Based (Flood) Risk Management? Proceed. of the 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum, Vienna, 27-28 January 2014