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First Stakeholder Workshop within the SHELTER project

end:  02.10.2019.start:  02.10.2019.
venue:  Premises of the Sava Commission (Kneza Branimira 29, Zagreb)
International Sava River Basin Commission, together with UNESCO organize the First Stakeholder Workshop within the H2020 Project SHELTER, which will be held in Zagreb, Croatia on October 02, 2019.

The overall objective of the SHELTER (Sustainable Historic Environments hoListic reconstruction through Technological Enhancement and community based Resilience) is to establish cross-scale, multidimensional, data driven and community based operational knowledge framework for heritage-led and conservation-friendly resilience enhancement and sustainable reconstruction of historic areas to cope with climate change and natural hazards.

Details about the project available here.

Specific objectives of the workshop are to:
• Present the SHELTER project, discuss its expected outcomes and collect inputs from the stakeholders regarding the objectives, criteria, indicators and data & information that should be included in the project implementation.
• Discuss the possible process and settings for stakeholders participating in the project implementation; in addition, provide input that will assist to define the level and means of participation for the different stakeholders.
• Raise awareness and understanding among relevant stakeholders at a regional and transboundary level, especially those from cultural heritage authorities, of the potentialities offered by the common use of integrated systems and tools for monitoring, forecasting, alerting and reporting in the entire flood risk management cycle.
• Setting the ground for a coordination on basin-wide level and exchange of good practices of cooperation of the Sava River basin countries for flood awareness and mitigation measures on impact on cultural-historical heritage.

The workshop intends to bring together cultural heritage experts, flood management operators and emergency responders from the Sava River basin, and major stakeholders of the beneficiary countries in consultation with the Sava Commission. 
The workshop will be highly participatory and participants are kindly invited to prepare in advance a short statement and/or presentation highlighting flood risk reduction measures related to the cultural and historical heritage in place at a country basis. Emphasis will be put on the local/country level communication flows, preparedness, monitoring, early warning system and response to flood risk on the cultural and historical heritage. These will be presented and shared in the introductive plenary sessions for mutual knowledge and understanding.

CONTACT PERSON

Mirza Sarač, msarac@savacommission.org