With the 30th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Awaji earthquake approaching in 2025, the Understanding Risk Forum 2024 (UR24) will be held in June 2024 in Himeji City, Hyogo prefecture. UR24 will bring the best of tradition, history, and culture will blend with innovation, technology, and creativity in a fantastic combination that anticipates a great UR edition.
The Understanding Risk Global Forum (UR22) was a hybrid event with the main location in Florianopolis, Brazil. Satellite events took place in London (UK), Wellington, (New Zealand), Niamey (Niger) and British Columbia(Canada). UR22 had 600 attendees in Florianopolis, 100 at each of the satellites and 1500 on line. UR22 reached a total of over 2500 attendees in-person and online, thank you all for sharing your knowledge, the most Global event so far.
We are excited to announce that the city of the city of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil will host the Understanding Risk Global Forum 2022 #UR22. For five days, we will meet in person at our main venue and at satellite hubs across the world, as well as online at various time zones. You are invited to be part of a fun and creative environment to share knowledge and inspire action.
UR2020 Went fully virtual ! A truely global forum with 6344 attendees from 179 countries, please visit the recorded content.
Understanding Risk (UR) BC 2020 is a collaborative, online symposium that will foster place-based risk reduction strategies to proactively enhance resilience and improve disaster recovery pathways in BC.
UR Caribbean took place May 27-31 in Barbados.
The Understanding Risk Finance Pacific forum took place in Port Vila, Vanuatu, bringing together policymakers, financial risk managers, and development partners to strengthen regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk finance in the Pacific. URfP participants explored the challenges and opportunities of managing disaster risk in Pacific Island Countries and Small Island States.
Urban Resilience for Tanzania. URTZ 2018 will focus on the understanding of urban risk – showcasing new spatial tools and risk data developed in Tanzania that can empower stakeholders to identify and reduce risks.
The UR+ Balkans Conference will convene leading experts and practitioners from diverse sectors to consider the future of risk, climate change, and resilience in the region.