Launch of the IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster

The new Centre for Gender and Disaster, based at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) at University College London (UCL), will be launched on 7th March 2018.

This Centre will aim to develop awareness of and responsiveness to gender for risks and disasters through excellence in research.

The launch event will take the form of a panel discussion followed by a networking reception.


Talks from invited speakers, 18:00 - 19:30 in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre. 



  • Maureen Fordham, UCL IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster
  • Cecilia Aipira, United Nations Development Programme
  • Ellie Cosgrave, Deputy Director, City Leadership Lab, UCL
  • Virginie Le Masson, Overseas Development Institute 
  • Sara Hall, Stonewall
  • Sunil Pant, Blue Diamond Society, Nepal
  • Roger Yates, Plan International
  • Ilan Kelman, UCL IRDR and IGH

Kurzinformation zu dieser Veranstaltung

07.03.2018 18:00 - 21:00
Rm 38, 2nd floor, South Wing, UCL Main Quadrangle

This event is open to the public and free to attend, but you need to register via Eventbrite