Progress and new initiatives in IRG Project/IHDP

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Qian, Ye, IHDP-IRG Project, Executive director; Progress and new initiatives in IRG Project/IHDP

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Progress and new initiatives in IRG Project/IHDP

  1. 1. Integrated Risk Governance Project Progress Report Qian Ye Executive Director Integrated Risk Governance Project Beijing Normal University Davos, Switzerland August 27, 2012
  2. 2. About IRG Project• 2010 officially approved by our sponsor: the International Human Dimension Program for Global Environmental Change (IHDP)• May 2011 formally launched in Beijing, China• An international scientific committee formed in Beijing in August, 2011• Focusing on Very Large Scale Disasters – e.g., 2003 European Heat wave, 2008 China Wenchuan Earthquake, 2011 Japan Triple Disasters
  3. 3. New Development in International Global Environmental Change Research Community - Planet Under Pressure (London) Conference and Rio +20 Conference• From ESSP to Future Earth 2012-2014
  4. 4. RisksComplexity Anthropogenic impact on the Planets limits
  5. 5. IRG Project in 2011 -regional officeRegion Covered Host Institute Contact Person Contact Information Dr. Qian YeProject qianye@yahoo.com Beijing Normal University (Executive Director) yanli.lue99@gmail.comHeadquarter Dr. Yanli Lu (Administrative assistant) Global Climate Forum, Potsdam elke.henning@gloabalclimateforum.Europe Institute for Climate Impact Elke Henning org ResearchSoutheast Asia Nanyang Technology University Prof. Tso-Chien Pan cpan@ntu.edu.sgNorthern University of Colorado Prof. Michael Glantz michael.glantz@colorado.eduAmericaAfrica Mekelle University Dr. Kiros Meles Hadgu kirhadgu@gmail.comLatin America Univ. of Chile Prof. Alejandro Leon aleon@renare.uchile.cl
  6. 6. Our Journal
  7. 7. The first book of IRGProject Book Series is now online at Springer.com
  8. 8. Training Courses
  9. 9. New in 2012• New strategy to expend IRG Project – Research network (new research initiatives) – Education and Training network (Global University Consortium for IRG) to be launched on Sept. 7, 2012 – Business and Financial sector (Global Corporation Consortium for IRG) under discussions among the interested companies – UN and other international agencies for global disaster funds and global disaster convention• High impact papers• Training and exchanging
  10. 10. IRG Project in 2011 -Research Initiatives (some highlights)No. Name Proposed Leading Institutes Leading Scientists Main Themes Activities Done Current Status Next Step Date1 One Health Initiatives Oct. 2010 CSU and BNU Mike Manfredo (CSU), Human, wildlife and 2 workshops (March and Research Team formed in Feb. 2012 One ecosystem health July 2011) CSU Health Summit in Lou Anru (BNU) Modeling US-NSF Proposal BNU team under GRF Davos BNU-Seed Fund development Conference2 Next Generation Nov. 2011 ODU and BNU Adrian Gheorghe Development of 2 Workshops in China NSF Proposal submitted Workshop in Integrated and USA (Multi-Agent Nanjing, 2012 Energy Infrastructure (ODU), Peijun Shi and Infrastructures in the Environment for Science, Ming Wang (BNU) Context of Global Technology and Research Climate Change Risks Opportunities in Sustainable Energy ) (MAESTRO)3 Global University May and MU, BNU, NTU, Kiros Meles Hadgu Developing a global Discussions and MoUs Prepared to be education network for under preparation formally launched Consortium for IRG Nov. 2011 KU, GCF/PIK, (MU), Peijun Shi training future in Sept. 2012 in CSU, CU, ODU (BNU), Tso-Chien Pan generation Beijing (NTU), Yan Wangli (KU), Armin Haas (PIK), Mike Manfredo (CSU), Micky Glantz (CU), Adrian Gheorghe (ODU)
  11. 11. Funded Projects1 Comparison Studies on May, 2011 BNU, NTU, MU Li Ning (BNU), Tso- Prevention Technology Funded by MOST The first workshop for Yunnan Earthquake 4 million RMB in Beijing or Integrated Risk and CU Chien Pan (NTU), Greensburg Recovery in Singapore in early Governance Kiros Meles Hadgu USA 2012 Technology and (MU), Kathleen Droughts in Africa Paradigm for Typical Tierney (CU) Vulnerable Regions2 Global Change, March BNU, IGSNRR, Peijun Shi and Ning Li Understanding Formally Implemented Funded by MOST 1st workshop in formation mechanism of by MOST 30 million RMB (2012- May, 2012 Environmental Risk 2010 IAP, NDRCC (BNU), Jianqi Sun environmental risk, 2016) and Its Adaptation (IAP), Qiuhong Tang investigating Paradigms (IGSNRR) governance paradigm of environmental risk3 Integrated Risk UW, BNU Hu/ Carissa J. Leeson / Theoretical Studies for Formally Implemented Funded by EU-FP7 Modeling Complex 300K EURO Governance via Spatial Sandra Hines (UW) Systems (2012-2014) Complexity Inspired Peijun Shi and Ming Models and Wang (BNU) Algorithms - IRGSCIMA
  12. 12. New in 2012• New strategy to expend IRG Project – Research network (new research initiatives) – Education and Training network (Global University Consortium for IRG) to be launched on Sept. 7, 2012 – Business and Financial sector (Global Corporation Consortium for IRG) under discussions among the interested companies – UN and other international agencies for global disaster funds and global disaster convention• High impact papers• Training and exchanging
  13. 13. Global University Consortium for Integrated Risk Governance No. University Country Contact Information Puerto Rico Dr. ARRATIA Juan1. Ana G. Mendez University System juan.arratia@gmail.com China Dr. XU Wei1. Beijing Normal University xuwei@bnu.edu.cn USA Prof. MANFREDO Mike1. Colorado State University manfredo@colostate.edu Japan Prof. YAN Wanglin1. Keio University yan@sfc.keio.ac.jp Ethiopia Prof. HADGU Kiros1. Mekelle University kirhadgu@gmail.com USA Prof. GHEORGHE Adrian1. Old Dominion University adriangheorghe9145@gmail.com Germany Prof. HAAS Armin1. Potsdam University armin.haas@pik-potsdam.de Chile Prof. Alejandro Leon1. University of Chile USA Prof. TIERNEY Kathleen1. University of Colorado tierney@colorado.edu Argentina Prof. Elda Tancredi1. Universidad Nacional de Lujan eldatancredi1@ciudad.com.ar
  14. 14. New in 2012• New strategy to expend IRG Project – Research network (new research initiatives) – Education and Training network (Global University Consortium for IRG) to be launched on Sept. 7, 2012 – Business and Financial sector (Global Corporation Consortium for IRG) under discussions among the interested companies – UN and other international agencies for global disaster funds and global disaster convention• High impact papers• Training and exchanging

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