Why UR Balkans? Opening Video!


Sameh Wahba (World Bank) at UR Balkans: Why Understanding Disaster Risk Matters for Sustainable Development

Sameh Wahba is Director of the Social, Rural, Urban and Resilience Global Practice at the World Bank.


Marko Blagojevic (PIMO) at UR Balkans: How Serbia Transformed its Approach to Disaster Risk Management

Marko Blagojevic is Director of the Public Investment Management Office of the Government of Serbia


Aida Hadzic-Hurem (UNDP) at UR Balkans: Citizen Engagement for Resilience in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Aida Hadzic-Hurem is Disaster Risk Reduction Project Manager at UNDP in Bosnia & Herzegovina


Karl-Heinz Vogel (EU) at UR Balkans:  The Next Phase of EU’s Post-Flood Assistance to Serbia

Karl-Heinz Vogel is Attaché and Focal Point of the European Union Delegation to Serbia


Michael Staudinger (ZAMG*) at UR Balkans: Hydromet Technologies Key to Addressing Weather Extremes in the Balkans

Dr. Michael Staudinger is Director General of the Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG*), Austria


Georgiana Ilie (Școala9): How Open Data and Storytelling can Inspire Action to Build Resilience

Georgiana Ilie is Editor-in-Chief of the Romanian magazine, Școala9


Imra Hadzic (WYN): Why we Need to Engage the Youth in Disaster Risk Management

Imra Hadzic is the Water Youth Network DRR Team Balkans Focal Point.


Zaklina Gligorijevic (UPI) at UR Balkans: The Case for Understanding Risk in Urban Planning

Zaklina Gligorijevic is Lead Planner at the Strategic Planning Department at the Belgrade Urban Planning Institute. 


Radu Vacareanu (UTCB) at UR Balkans: Code Compliance no Silver Bullet for Seismic Risk

Radu Vacareanu is Professor of Structural Reliability and Risk Analysis at the Technical University of Civil Engineering, Bucharest


Lejla Hadzic (CHwB) at UR Balkans: The Healing Power of Cultural Heritage

Lejla Hadzic is Executive Director at the Cultural Heritage without Borders in Albania


Savina Carluccio at UR Balkans: Enhancing Infrastructure Resilience at Every Scale

Savina Carluccio is Project Lead on the Resilience Shift


Facebook Live interview with Keynote Speaker Melissa Sterry

Melissa Sterry is a Design Scientist and Systems Theorist