On 25 November 2021, UNU-CRIS (Belgium), UNU-EHS (Germany) and UNU-MERIT (the Netherlands) jointly organised a session at the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction to showcase the newly established United Nations University Climate Resilience Initiative (#UNUCRI), set up in response to the floods of July 2021 that particularly devastated Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. Noting the signif
The lives of billions of people are at stake at this month’s COP26 Summit, as regional and national leaders meet to mitigate the worst case scenarios of climate change. Against this backdrop, we know that thousands of lives are already being lost every year – but what about the climate survivors? What are the long-term psychological effects at play?
Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, we negotiate in every aspect of our daily lives - whether it be persuading a child to eat its vegetables, haggling over a property price, or discussing the terms of a job offer. Negotiation can be viewed as “back-and-forth communication designed to reach an agreement when you and the other side have some interests that are shared and others that are o