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GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference

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Join geospatial professionals from international organizations and non-governmental/nonprofit organizations at the 2015 GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference from May 18 to 20, 2015 at Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn how GIS can help you identify and map the locations of vulnerable populations, communicate complex situations with simple web maps, plan where to execute program activities to meet objectives and deliver results, and more.

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18/05/2015 to 20/05/2015

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue: 

Campus Biotech

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

UNOSAT, Esri

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Flood Management Course

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The aim of this Flood Management Course is to provide basic principles and technical overview for flood management

Content:

Basics of flood hazards

Meteorology
•Flood generation processes
•Sediment transport processes

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30/03/2015 to 02/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Thun or Spiez

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland - gov; Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), Switzerland - gov

Language of event: 

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Taking the Pulse of the Planet: GEO-XI Plenary

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Under the theme, "Taking the Pulse of the Planet”, 275 members of the GEO community, from more than 45 countries, will chart the next steps in creating and implementing a Global

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12/11/2014 to 14/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 10/11/2014

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 7bis, avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva Switzerland

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

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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 Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. PrepCom2 took place on 17 and 18 November in Geneva and served to approve the Conference programme of work and develop the draft post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04

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Mon, 11/17/2014

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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 from government agencies, international and regional organizations, the private sector, civil society and non-government agencies. Its main outcome is expected to be a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (Hyogo Framework for Action 2 - HFA-2).

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Earth Observation for DRR: WCDRR and HFA-2

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:05

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Thu, 10/02/2014

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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

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Wed, 27/08/2014 - 10:31

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47

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10
Wed, 08/27/2014

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United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

The UN General Assembly adopted the International Strategy for

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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 World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) to provide clear guidance and inputs to what the post-2015 framework should look like.

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Thu, 17/07/2014 - 10:03

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46

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Thu, 07/17/2014

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OOSA Director explores collaboration on Space issues in Geneva

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

Dr. Simonetta di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), was in Geneva, Switzerland, between 24 and 27 June 2014 to meet with high level representatives of sister agencies of the United Nations system, other international organizations in Geneva and with the Government of Switzerland.

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Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:58

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46

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Mon, 06/30/2014

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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 Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction are now available. The Platform, a biennial forum with the latest goal of improving implementation of

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Fri, 16/08/2013 - 08:58

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46

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6
Fri, 08/16/2013

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