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Resilient communities

Resilient communities

Seek solutions for the healthy and sustainable development of communities in their structure, socio-political interactions, and connection with technological developments.


The competence to contribute to the building and maintaining of resilient communities that possess the necessary qualities, resources, and capacities to withstand and recover from various challenges, shocks, and adversities. Resilient communities develop in many ways, through building strong social connections, developing robust, sustainable infrastructure, and embracing diversity and inclusivity. The abilities to develop and implement policies, practices, and interventions that promote resilience at individual, community, and systemic levels. The knowledge of various dimensions such as social, economic, environmental, and infrastructural that relate to the development of resilient communities.

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Universal access to services

The ability to develop solutions within systems which provide for access to (public) services with consideration for the diverse perspectives of all stakeholders.


Quality of life in cities and communities

The ability to develop and implement programs or activities aimed at raising awareness of issues relevant to the local community, such as social or economic inequality, gender issues, violence, and drug abuse for the improvement to their quality of life. The skills required for community advocacy, liaising, and networking, as well as the ability to apply work within communities to establish social projects aimed at community development and active citizen participation for the common and public interest. The knowledge of civic, community or neighborhood initiatives, volunteering opportunities, and non-governmental organisations.


Resource-efficient systems

The ability to develop and implement aspects of resource systems taking into consideration the needs of local communities. The knowledge of development policy focusing on specific sub-regional areas and characterised by the involvement of local communities and local action groups to design integrated and multi-sectoral local development strategies. The ability to assess and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of health services for the community with a view to its improvement.

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