The mission of the National Preparedness Commission is to promote better preparedness for a major crisis or incident.


Hazards with escalation potential: Governing the drivers of global and existential catastrophes

A new report, “Hazards with Escalation Potential: Governing the Drivers of Global and Existential Catastrophes”, has been published by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, in collaboration with… Read more

New Heat Action Platform launched

The Heat Action Platform is a new global tool that helps city officials, practitioners, and financial institutions reduce the negative impacts of extreme heat at the regional or city level…. Read more

Could AI threaten justice? How the legal system should prepare to turn a threat into an advantage

I. Stephanie Boyce is the past president of the Law Society of England and Wales. In March 2021 she became the 177th, the sixth female, the first black and first… Read more