On 24 August 2014, the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 started in Davos, Switzerland.
The UN General Assembly adopted the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in December 1999 and established UNISDR, the secretariat to ensure its implementation.
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
The proceedings of the Fourth Session of the Global Plat
The Fourth Session of the Global Platform took place from 19 to 23 May 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland.
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.
Japan will host the world conference slated to be held next year at which countries will adopt the successor to the current global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts, as announced
The Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be concluded today in Geneva after having
In a recent article on their website, UNISDR, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, highlights the discussions revolving around the role of space-based information for the post-201
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