The Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Philipps University Marburg, is organizing a symposium on climate change and disasters in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, with a focus on Iran.
The aim of the conference, according to the invitation, is to provide a venue for presenting and discussing “cutting-edge research in natural resource management”, and to study how climate change and natural disasters (e.g., drought, floods, sand storms, earthquakes etc) affect economies and political systems in the MENA region.
“How quality of political, economic,and financial institutions may moderate the economic and human costs of climate change and disasters? What are the latest technical developments in dealing with climate change and disasters? What are the policy lessons from the rest of the world?”
Find more information and the full program here.