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Managing Risks for Post-COVID-19 Recovery

Managing Risks for Post-COVID-19 Recovery
12 September, 2022 to 14 October, 2022

The overarching objective of the course is to provide middle and senior level officials and decision makers with the necessary skills, tools and mechanisms to understand the interconnected nature of risk in a globalized world; perform risk assessments and analysis, implement effective risk management; respond to the ongoing pandemic by addressing the social impact and economic response and supporting preparedness and recovery


By the end of the capacity-enhancement training programme, the participants are expected to have acquired :

• A good understanding of the interconnected nature of risk today with its cascading negative effects across different sectors;

• Ability to perform multi-hazard and multi-sector risk assessments and analysis, including biological hazards and risks such as epidemics and pandemics. Decisions taken after appropriate evaluation are instrumental in determining how much harm a risk can ultimately cause;

• Develop equitable and inclusive risk management strategies that are linked to coherent planning and financing mechanisms in order to achieve effective implementation;

• An improved knowledge of the concepts of Risk, Uncertainty and Vulnerability and the links between them with concrete

examples from the COVID-19 pandemic;

• Better risk mitigation strategies that can reduce the potential impact of shocks; ensuring preparedness for other unexpected future events and strengthening resilience against future shocks to build forward better post-COVID-19.


Beginning of the training: 12th September 2022
Application Deadline: 7th September 2022