Risk Emergency Management and Legislation

CFU: 6



The course aims at presenting and analyzing, in a comparative and international perspective, the role of legal rules and institutions in the context of disaster risk prevention, mitigation, transfer and financing. Topics to be covered include: identification of the main institutional actors; the impact of law on catastrophic risk management across the world; international principles, standards, directives and guidelines developed in the recent years; legal and policy implications of disaster risk financing for governments; public-private initiatives to cover the cost of extreme risks and catastrophe insurance schemes implemented in different jurisdictions; capital market solutions as alternative risk transfer (ART) tools. The course is integrated and complemented by a series of seminars and tutorials