Standardisation is a powerful tool to enhance technical, procedural, operational and semantic interoperability. Functioning interoperability could mean the difference between life and death when a disaster occurs.
While the need to further integrate standardisation in the domain of crisis management and disaster resilience is clear, there are a number of recognised challenges in the standardisation process related to stakeholder involvement, limited cooperation between different technical committees, research organisations and National Standards Bodies.
The aim of the ResiStand project was to identify new ways to improve the crisis management and disaster resilience capabilities of the European Union and of individual Member States through standardisation. This involved:
Trilateral provided their expertise in ethical, legal and social issues to the development of the ResiStand Assessment Framework (RAF) as part of work packages 1 and 5. This involved developing the ethical, societal and legal issues tab of the RAF and writing the guidance relating to this tab.
Trilateral was also involved in working with end-users to identify standardisation needs and opportunities as part of work package 3.
Trilateral Research led the project’ dissemination, communication and stakeholder involvement activities. This involved developing, implementing, and monitoring the project’s communication and dissemination plan to maximise ResiStand’s reach and impact.
See an example of the promotional material produced for the project.
Read about our work in building and engaging with different stakeholders’ communities.
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The ResiStand project – Increasing disaster Resilience by establishing a sustainable process to support Standardisation of technologies and services – has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 700389.
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