International Consortium on Landslide (ICL) Meeting

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 - 1:30pm to Friday, 23 November 2012 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Paris
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Badaoui Rouhban
The meeting aims at promoting landslide research and capacity building for the benefit of society and the environment. It is a joint meeting of the 11th Session of Board of Representatives of International Consortium on Landslide (ICL) and of the 7th Session of International Programme on Landslides (IPL) Global Promotion Committee.<br/>The meeting will report on recent and ongoing activities and examine new project proposals related to landslide research and landslide risk reduction. The Board of Representatives of ICL is composed of representatives of about 44 worldwide organizations and national entities involved in landslide research and risk reduction. It meets once every year at UNESCO Paris. The outcomes of this meeting will contribute towards promoting international cooperation in order to further evaluate landslide hazards and to design strategies for mitigating risks from landslides.