Key Activities

Activity 1 Project Launch – March 2016

A representative from each project partner will travel to Penang where the University of Science, Malaysia will host a project launch event, with invited government and private sector representatives. Expected participation 50 people. Visiting delegates will participate in seminar for USM students and staff. Expected participation 100 people.

Activity 2: Create Web Platform – March-May 2016

The project web platform will be designed after recruitment of local consultant in Newcastle, NSW. The consultant will work with the UON team to develop a web presence with social media integration and data sharing capabilities for partners. It will act as a central project portal and connect to separate institutional web spaces, building profile […]

Activity 3: Steering Committee and Consultations Thailand

Will recruit steering committee members from appropriate stakeholder groups (government, private sector, academia, NGO, community). The steering committee will facilitate two major events to develop country specific responses to the project. At least one of these events will involve public participation. Expected participation 50 people.16

Activity 4: Curriculm Mapping, AIT

A facilitator from UON will assist the local team in mapping existing program contents against the SDGs/Sendai/COP21. Expected participation 10 people.

Activity 5: Year 1 Symposium

Project partners will send 2 delegates each to Manila for the year-end Symposium. A variety of events (workshops, seminars, collaboration meetings, gala dinner) will engage project  stakeholders (primarily students, staff, government and private sector). Expected total participation 200 people.

Activity 6: Stakehoolder Workshops, Thailand

Local steering committee will lead workshops with stakeholders to develop a context appropriate path for implementation of the project recommendations for curriculum design. A local implementation scenario will be investigated in an appropriate area (e.g. transport infrastructure, information technology, construction etc.). Expected total participation 50 people per country.

Activity 7: Webinar Series

A series of webinars will leverage the United Nations partnership with UON and deliver a series of global interactive broadcasts on topics such as ‘Educating for resilience’, ‘ASEAN capacity building’, ‘Resilience is multidisciplinary’. Virtual participation expected at 100 per webinar. Invitations will go out through each partner institution and through the UN network.

Activity 8: Training Course Thailand

A 2-day training course on resilience education will be delivered by UON facilitator and local partners, under the banner of UNITAR-UON. Day 1 will deliver content on tools, methods and communication while Day 2 will deliver content on resilience education post-2015 (building on curriculum mapping exercise). 50 participants expected.

Activity 9: Year 2 Conference

Project partners will send 2 delegates each to Bangkok for the year-end Conference. The 3 day conference will bring together researchers, educators, practitioners and government officials to present papers, take part in workshops and listen to keynote speakers and panel debates. Expected total participation 100 people.7