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MAKAVOL 2010 Fogo Workshop

Category: Workshop
Description: International Meeting on Island Volcano Risk Management from circular: MAKAVOL 2010 Fogo Workshop is one of three international volcano meetings co-organized by the Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables, ITER (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain), the Laboratório de Engenharia Civil de Cabo Verde (LEC), the Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV), and the Serviço Nacional de Protecção Civil (SNPC) from Cape Verde under the framework of the project “Strengthening the capacities of R&D to contribute reducing volcanic risk in the Macaronesia (MAC/3/C161)” co-financed by EU Transnational Cooperation Program Madeira-Canarias-Azores (MAC 2007-2013) with the collaboration of the the Observatório Vulcanológico e Geotérmico dos Açores, Fundación Canaria ITER, Spanish Volcanological Society (SVE) and the Canary Islands Association of Volcanology (AVCAN). MAKAVOL 2010 Fogo Workshop is planned as an international forum for specialists working on active volcanic islands to discuss about reducing volcanic risk on these special settings. Scientific and technical discussions will be mainly related to volcanic risk managment in Cape Verde and other active volcanic islands as well as to enhance know-how exchange to understand and improve the multidisciplinary initiatives for reducing volcanic risk. MAKAVOL 2010 Fogo Workshop will be also a great opportunity to show the impact of the past and current projects co-financed by the Collaborative Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Portugal and Cape Verde (VIGIL), the Spanish AIDAgency (AECID), the Commissioner for External Affairs of the Government of the Canary Islands, the International Cooperation Programme of the Cabildo Insular de Tenerife, and the EU Seventh Framework Programme, FP7 (MiaVita) for reducing volcanic risk in Cape Verde, as well as those cofinanced by the EU Initiative Programme INTERREG III B Azores-Madeira-Canary Islands for reducing volcanic risk in Azores and Canary Islands (ALERTA, VULMAC, ALERTA II y VULMAC II).
When: Saturday 04 December, 2010 1:00 pm EST - Thursday 09 December, 2010 10:00 pm EST
Where: Praia, Santiago Island, Cape Verde
  1. risk management
  2. workshop
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