Project’s 3rd Steering Committee Meeting- Virtual

REGARD project’s 3rd steering committee meeting was held on 10th November 2020 online. The meeting was attended by representatives from each of the REGARD project consortium member institutions.
The project coordinator presented the progress of the project and valued the partners' contribution to the achievement of project outputs despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic situation. The steering committee meeting was successfully concluded with the validation of Output 3 findings and a plan for Output 4 and 5.

REGARD Workshop validated the Project findings of Output 2

REGARD workshop was held online on 12th May 2020 to validate the findings of the second Output of the project which is the role of the built environment in rebuilding communities and enhancing social cohesion between displaced and host communities. There were 26 participants including representatives of built environment professionals, disaster management practitioners, academics, and the representatives from the project consortium. The stakeholder seminar was conducted achieving two main objectives as follows.

  1. Validate the project findings on the role of the built environment in addressing the community needs and enhancing the social cohesion between host and displaced communities
  2. Receive suggestions and recommendations from the stakeholders on the importance, relevance, and applicability of the findings.

The event was successfully concluded with an improved understanding of how the built environment can be better planned, designed, built, and operated to ensure the long-term satisfaction and social cohesion between host and displaced communities. Further, the intellectual discussion enhanced the understanding of the participants on the built environment interventions in rebuilding communities through constructing physical assets, developing social assets, stimulating economic assets, facilitating governance assets, and nurturing social cohesion.

Virtual Steering Committee Meeting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

REGARD project’s 2nd Steering committee meeting was held on 26th March 2020. This virtual meeting was originally planned as a face to face event parallel to the stakeholder seminar in Sri Lanka between 23rd–24th March 2020. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the event stakeholder seminar was postponed, and the steering committee meeting was shifted to an online platform. However, the meeting was attended by representatives of all the REGARD project consortium member institutions.
Project partners from each consortium member country actively engaged in discussing the changes that may occur to the project plan, future activities, and events due to the prevailing global situation. Half a day-long steering committee meeting was successfully concluded with Output 3 Methodology and plan for data collection and plan for future meetings and events. 

 

The stakeholder seminar was held in the Estonian capital Tallinn 

REGARD Stakeholder Seminar disseminated findings of Output 1; Community Needs Analysis.The event was organized by the Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. There were 27 participants including representatives of built environment professional bodies, disaster management practitioners, academics, policymakers, built environment professionals in Estonia and the representatives from the project consortium.  Read More...

 

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Project’s 1st Steering Committee Meeting in Tallin, Estonia

REGARD project’s 1st steering committee meeting was held between 12th -13th September 2019 in Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. The meeting was attended by representatives from each of the REGARD project consortium member institutions.
Project partners from each consortium member country presented the preliminary findings of the Output 1; Community Need analysis representing Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Estonia and Sweden. Through the comparison and contrast between the community needs in different contexts of the world, community needs were analysed and categorised into common themes. Together with the findings of Output 1, the plan for the Output 2 and 3 was discussed and agreed by the steering committee. One and half days long steering committee meeting was successfully concluded with overall project work plan till interim report submission, finalised quality plan, Dissemination plan and plan for future meetings and events.  

 

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REGARD Project Kick-Off Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka

The project’s initial meeting was held from 11th to 12th January 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, bringing together a diverse interdisciplinary group of representatives from partner institutions.  Read More...

 

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