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Caroline Schaer

  • Marmorvej 51, FN Byen, 3.7.19

    2100 København Ø

    Denmark

20092019

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Caroline holds a Ph.D. in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation from UNEP DTU Partnership and a Master of science in development studies and intercultural business strategy from Copenhagen Business School. Her Ph.D. addressed disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation governance and community responses to urban flood, with a focus on poor peri-urban in Pikine/Dakar, Senegal.

Caroline works as a project manager, researcher and adviser in the Climate Resilient Development group. Her work has revolved around private sector engagement in climate resilience, urban adaptation, mainstreaming of adaptation in sustainable development, national and local governance mechanisms, as well as monitoring and evaluation for climate change adaptation. 

Expertise related to UN SDGs

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Keywords

  • User defined:
  • sustainable development
  • disaster risk management
  • ethnographic research
  • developing countries
  • climate change; adaptation
  • urban adaptation

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