Our Philosophy

In the changing environment driven by the climate change and rapid urbanisation, the cities, as complex systems, should develop capacity to fight with the uncertainties of future development by increasing the system’s resilience level. It means that the built environment, infrastructure, institutions and people should be managed in a way to recover fast from disturbance (short-term response) and be able to cope with changing conditions (long-term response).

In order to achieve this, each element of the urban environment has to be prepared and build capacity to cope with the future challenges.

In such a system, a special challenge is definition of the role of public and private stakeholders answering the questions:



What is necessary to integrate the private stakeholders in decision-making process in Flood Risk Management?