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Web Meetings ERES

Web Meetings ERES is a series of free access videoconferences that we organize to disseminate knowledge around our thematic axes: reassessment, forced displacement and social evaluation. Below, we give you the history of Meetings ERES are up to date.


Web Meeting ERES 
Resettlement for High Non-Mitigable Risk in Bogotá
Speaker: Juan Pablo Tovar
Broadcasting: November 3, 2018

This videoconference begins by addressing the general objective of the Human Resettlement Program due to high non-mitigable risk. Subsequently, it will deal with the Generalities of the Program: main management instruments (Single Recognition Value - VUR - and Transitional Relocation). Then the Social Management Plan will be discussed: Sustainable Community Development Strategy. Finally, information will be provided on Returns and Relocations in the framework of the internal armed conflict. Law on Victims and land restitution.



Web Meeting ERES 7
Territory, Resettlement and Risk Management
By Gustavo Wilches-Chaux
Broadcast: June 28, 2018

This web meeting dealt with his main reflections on the concept of territory as the interaction between communities and nature and focused on presenting these concepts from situations that break this relationship generating processes of population resettlement, current cases such as that of Hidroituango will be part of his reflections and contributions to this discussion.



Web Meeting ERES 6
Balance on public policies for resettlement in Ecuador  
By Maria Elena Acosta M.
Broadcast: May 2, 2018

This session was about the balance in the public policies implemented for the implementation of resettlement processes resulting from the effects of natural disasters and population occupancy of risk areas at the national level in Ecuador.



Web Meeting ERES 5
Urban renewal in consolidated city center. An opportunity to minimize gentrification
By Germán Castellanos y Johnny Tascón
Broadcast: April 19, 2018

The partial plan of urban renewal of the "Triángulo de Fenicia" will be presented, a project that is located in the center of the city of Bogotá, capital district of Colombia. The process and the approach that has been implemented to generate mechanisms capable of managing the risk of gentrification. Due to the above, the project makes apart from a macro program, "Progresa Fenicia", which from early stages has been working with the inhabitants of the sector and identifying, as well as implementing, measures in this aspect. The process has a multiplicity of actors, among them the private university of the Andes, the district, the community, vulnerable population and risk, traditional settlers of the city center, among others, making this a great challenge of renewal of downtown.



Web Meeting ERES 4
Relocation Plan in Uruguay - Risk Management and Adaptation to Climate Change
By Raquel Lejtregjer
Broadcast: October 24, 2017

Climatic events of the years 2005 and 2007 generated significant damages and more than 10,000 evacuees. Uruguay began to become aware of the importance of the risks to which it is exposed, and of the tendency to the increasing recurrence of disasters caused by hydrometeorological events and the need to take long-term measures. In the Fourth Meeting of ERES Raquel Lejtregjer will be presenting these experiences and the lessons learned.


Web Meeting ERES 3
Integral Improvement of Neighborhood as a Tool in Social Construction of Territories
By Oscar Montoya, Architect
Broadcast: September 12, 2017

The management of the challenges imposed by the rapid urban growth in cities of developing countries implies a continuous action in order to demonstrate a true physical and social transformation, which has its main ingredient within the participatory processes. This is how we will approach some successful case studies in Colombia in order to illustrate the comprehensive and inclusive strategies that some cities have developed in relation to participation, job creation and resettlement of vulnerable populations.




Web Meeting ERES 2
Management of social impacts during construction
By Ing. Juan D. Quintero
Broadcast: July 25, 2017

We discuss the most significant social impacts in the construction of infrastructure projects and present good international practices to mitigate them. The creation of social supervision units and conflict resolution mechanisms, and the implementation of adequate mitigation measures together with good engineering, minimize social problems during construction.



Web Meeting ERES 1
Global Challenges for Social Assessment and Resettlement
By Elena Correa, ERES General Coordinator
Broadcast: June 21, 2017

Videoconference to launch ERES (Studies in Resettlement and Social Evaluation, in Spanish) website; in which the diverse challenges for the social evaluation and the resettlement are commented, as well as the impacts that the obligatory displacement causes.   
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