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UN-SPIDER participates in Group on Earth Observations Plenary held in Geneva

Members of the multinational Group on Earth Observations (GEO) met in Geneva, Switzerland on 13 and 14 November 2014 for their eleventh plenary meeting. The session was chaired by South Africa.

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Tue, 25/11/2014 - 09:27
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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04
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Disaster Risk Reduction: On the way to WCDRR

The upcoming Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015 is expected to bring together more than 6,000 stakeholders

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:05

Discussing Disaster Risk: 5th International Disaster Risk Conference in Davos

Over 1000 participants are gathering in Davos for IDRC 2014 to discuss disaster

On 24 August 2014, the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 started in Davos, Switzerland.

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Wed, 27/08/2014 - 10:31
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United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

The UN General Assembly adopted the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in December 1999 and established UNISDR, the secretariat to ensure its implementation.

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First Preparatory Committee meeting for WCDRR concluded

Member States delegations convened in Geneva

On 14 and 15 July 2014, Member States and major groups convened in Geneva, Switzerland for the First Session of the Preparatory Committee of Third United Nations Wor

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Thu, 17/07/2014 - 10:03
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OOSA Director explores collaboration on Space issues in Geneva

OOSA's Director, Simonetta di Pippo, met with representatives

Dr.

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Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:58
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Proceedings for 2013 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction now available

It is a biennial forum for improving implementation of disaster risk

The proceedings of the Fourth Session of the Global Plat

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Fri, 16/08/2013 - 08:58
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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction: Output Documents available

Plenary Summary: Global Platform and Discussions on Post-2015 Framework

The Fourth Session of the Global Platform took place from 19 to 23 May 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Tue, 18/06/2013 - 15:19
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Tangible Earth: The World's first interactive digital Globe

Professor Shinichi Takemura demonstrating the Tangible Earth

During the Fourth Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva which took place last week, Prof Shinichi Takemura presented his invention: The Tangible Earth.

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Wed, 29/05/2013 - 07:11
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