Fernando Briones holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales), Paris, France. Currently he is a Research Affiliate at Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR/CIRES) and The Consortium for Capacity Building (CCB/INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He has been researcher in Mexico, consultant, collaborator and lecturer of international organizations in Latin America such as FAO, UNDP and ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean). He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for National Coordination of Civil Protection of Mexico, and a member of the National System of Researchers of The National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico. His work focuses on the interface society and climate, disaster risk reduction, the understanding of social vulnerability and the applicability of public policies on climate change adaptation. His articles, books and scientific reports have been developed with research in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Central America and Puerto Rico.
Intervention during the conference:
14:00 – 16:00 Workshops : Reducing the health risks of disasters