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Fragility, Crisis Situations & Resilience

The EU is increasingly addressing, through its development cooperation, the challenges posed by fragility and crisis. This trend is reflected not only in terms of very substantial funding, but also in the focus of recent EU development policies.



The webinar provides an opportunity to discuss changes in labour migration governance and concerns of migrant workers, especially women migrant workers in the context of COVID-19; and specific challenges faced by women migrant workers, responses and recommendations.

July 16th 2020 | 10:30 a.m. (CET)

Duration: 1.5 h

This webinar is destined to EC Staff in HQ and EUDs.
The webinar provides an opportunity to deepen participants’ knowledge on addressing gender-based violence during a crisis, bridging the humanitarian and development nexus. Participants will be actively engaging in discussions on violence against women (VAW) migrant workers in the context of COVID19, its increased risk, specific challenges in accessing essential services, good practices and recommendations. During the webinar, CSOs partners will be invited to share how COVID19 impacted the life of the populations they serve and the organizations’ ability to respond to women’s needs.

Duration: 2 h

This webinar is destined to EC Staff in HQ and EUDs.
The webinar aims to showcase the tools available for EU staff and other donors to support efforts to draw on to integrate migration into new or existing development-related projects in response to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19.

Duration: 1h15

This webinar is open to DEVCO / NEAR staff in HQ and DEL.
This Global Report aims to enhance coordination and decision making through a neutral analysis that informs programming and implementation. The key objective and strength of the report is to establish a consultative and consensus-based process to compile food insecurity analyses from around the world into a global public product.

Duration: 40 m
In the context of increasing climate-related disasters worldwide, this webinar focuses on the adequate disaster risk reduction and management efforts within and across sectors, anchored in the context-specific needs of local livelihoods systems. The webinar covers Agriculture Stress Index System and recent data on damage and loss from disasters on agriculture and food security.

Duration: 1 h 18 m
This webinar covers the benefits of farm-level disaster risk reduction practices in agriculture, a case study from Uganda on how the agricultural practices for disaster risk reduction were implemented and monitored at farm level and perspective from the Philippines on the challenges and opportunities to upscale the agriculture good practices for disaster risk reduction at national level.

Duration: 70 m
The webinar aims to enhance awareness on Agriculture Disaster Risk Reduction through Preparedness, Early warning and Early Action and Emergency Response in the LAC region; discuss approaches on disaster risk management in agriculture, with specific focus on the LAC region and exchange experiences in implementing preparedness, early action, and emergency response initiatives.

Duration: 80 m
The webinar presents the basic concepts of the 'Caisses de résilience' and highlights the adaptability of this approach in order to tailor resilience-building to varying contexts and challenges, from protracted crisis to natural hazards. It gives concrete examples of implementation and scaling-up in a number of African countries, from Uganda to Central African Republic, Liberia, Malawi, Mali and Chad, and recently also in Burundi, Guinea Bissau, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo. The session also illustrates how the approach was adapted as early as 2000 in Honduras and Guatemala to address the natural hazards context of the Dry Coridor area in Central America with an initiative called 'Community Contingency Funds' (CCFs).

Duration: 40 m
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The webinar analyses current and future challenges to reducing vulnerability and increasing resilience in the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa and identifies promising interventions and strategies that can enhance the resilience of the millions of households that depend on traditional livelihood strategies, such as livestock-keeping and farming as well as putting in place safety nets.

Duration: 70 m
This webinar gives an overview of the implementation of the Dimitra Clubs approach, highlights its results and impact on the resilience of rural men and women’s livelihoods, and discusses with the audience on its replicability and potential for upscaling.

Duration: 80 m