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The interviews focus on the partners' experiences on this innovative way to respond to the challenges related to climate change via a cross-sectorial approach.


CASCADE Final conference

The final conference brought forward the results and recommendations from the project, including the launch the Climate Risk Preparedness Toolbox, and discussed future of climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and resilience.

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CASCADE addresses the challenges related to climate change risks, with better cooperation between national and local levels and different sectors. Close collaboration between specialists in climate change adaptation and well-prepared civil security and protection experts is CASCADE’s answer to climate change related consequences.

Eleven partners representing seven Baltic Sea Region countries are involved in the project.


The climate change risk assessment tools portfolio collects existing and widely used risk assessment methods and tools.

Virtual training workshop taking place in Hamburg

 "Train the trainers” training workshop aiming to increase knowledge in disaster risk reduction was organized online by the Hamburg Fire and Rescue Services (HFRS).


A newly published report “Overcoming barriers to climate adaptation” provides information on the typical barriers that local authorities face in moving forward on climate adaptation. It also offers a tool that local authorities can use to identify their own barriers, and introduces a collection of resources to help actors move forward in overcoming the identified obstacles.

Upcoming CASCADE Events

No upcoming events at this time.

Past CASCADE Events


This event will discuss the results from the CASCADE project that aim to improve the capacity to understand, assess, and treat current and future climate change related risks on the local level and also the future of climate adaptation and resilience in the Baltic Sea Region.

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The second edition of the "Train the trainers” training workshop aiming to increase knowledge in disaster risk reduction will be organized online on May 27th. 

Furhter information coming soon!



UBC TALKS webinar discussing the cascading consequences of climate hazards and how to build more resilient and better prepared cities in the Baltic Sea Region.


BSR Climate Change Dialogue Platform 10th Round-table meeting, organised by HA Climate (Interreg), will be held online, 10 December 2020, 10:00-12:30 CET.

EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region Annual Forum Workshop: Reducing security risks related to the climate change and mainstreaming climate agenda in EUSBSR after 2020

The CASCADE project mid-term meeting was organized online.


The CASCADE partners continue to work on the curriculum and the associated methods and approaches in a workshop in Copenhagen on February 4th -5th 2020. Read more about the workshop here


The XV Union of the Baltic Cities General Conference “Building an inclusive and resident-focused city. The Baltic way” will be held on 15–18 October 2019 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

During the Conference, the first transnational policy dialogue of the CASCADE project will be held on 16 October 2019. The session: “Local perspectives for solving climate change related security risks – joining forces to effectively work with Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation” will be held 9.30 – 12.00.