MDMa celebrated its 10th year – University of Copenhagen

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07 March 2018

MDMa celebrated its 10th year

In celebration of a decade of the Master of Disaster Management (MDMa), a conference and networking event (MDMa10) was held on 7th December, 2017 at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

MDMa alumni, current students, MDMa staff, affiliated lecturers, Department of Public Health and Global Health Management team, distinguished guest speakers, staff of the Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE), friends and board members gathered for a very successful MDMa10, which featured keynote speakers and panel discussions on relevant themes to Disaster Risk Management.

Highlights from the event included a keynote on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction from Richard Klein (Stockholm Environment Institute), expert panel discussions on “Disasters and CCA Adaptation: Research & Practice” and “The State of Disaster Law and Future Challenges” and an MDMa alumni panel who made reflections on the MDMa programme after 10 years.