Conference announcement: Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Change

Participants of the 2011 Beijing Conference on Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response mapping.

Jointly with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, UN-SPIDER is organising the international conference "Risk Assessment in the Context of Global climate change". The Conference will take place on 7-9 November 2012 at Zhongmin Plaza, Beijing.

Topics will cover the role of space technology for implementing the outcomes of the recent Rio+20 conference as well as space-based information for early warning, monitoring and assessing vulnerabilities to climate change related hazards. Furthermore, the conference will offer best practices and opportunities for bilateral and multilateral cooperation through specific meetings and breakout sessions.

Details on the agenda of the conference and the application process are available on the Knowledge Portal.