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Humanitarian GIS Award for ICIMOD

Basanta Shrestha (in the middle), ICIMOD's Director of Strategic Cooperation, receiving the Award in San Diego (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD),  UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has been awarded the “Humanitarian GIS Award” at the International User Conference, organized by the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, California.

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 10:25

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UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR

UN-SPIDER officer Shirish Ravan with the Minister of Agriculture of Lao PDR

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR from 6-10 July 2015. The mission was conducted upon invitation from the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR 2015

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Thu, 09/07/2015 - 16:20

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3rd International Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for

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23/11/2015 to 04/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 28/08/2015

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Sanya, Hainan, China

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Sanya

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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Agreement between British Geological Survey and Bluesky

Great Britain and Ireland satellite picture (Image: ESA)

The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Bluesky mapping company have reached an agreement so that a set of BGS's map layers will be available for purchase on Bluesky’s website. These geological and geohazard maps will include eight layers with high resolution aerial images, detailed elevation models and Ordnance Survey mapping.

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Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:34

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Construyendo una Canarias más Resiliente: Jornada Técnica Internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres en ciudades

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Uno de los principales objetivos de estas Jornadas es el fortalecimiento de las capacidades a nivel Técnico Municipal para los responsables de la toma de decisiones a nivel local y responsables técnicos de la planificación, desarrollo, gestión de riesgos y coordinación de la respuesta ante potenciales desastres para, conjuntamente, diseñar e implementar planes y programas más efectivos para la reducción de riesgos de desastres, y consecuentemente, para un incremento gradual de la resiliencia en las comunidades que representan.

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14/07/2015 to 16/07/2015

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Tue, 07/07/2015

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Arrecife Gran Hotel, Parque Islas Canarias s/n – Arrecife, Lanzarote

Venue City: 

Arrecife

Venue Country: 

  • Spain

Event Organisers: 

Cabildo de Lanzarote; Consorcio de Seguridad y Emergencias de Lanzarote; Oficina de Naciones Unidas para la Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) a través de su Instituto Global para la educación y formación de capacidades (GETI)

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Universidad de La Laguna

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Spanish

Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER

UNESCO and World Heritage logos (images: UNESCO)

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region is organizing the “International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:09

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International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction

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There are 59 Natural and 11 Mixed World Heritage Sites in the AsiaPacific. The proposed thematic training and workshop is intended to provide a platform to site managers and multi-disciplinary experts for training and work out on a possible action plan for

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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

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Dehradun

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Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Mehu Wala Mafi Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India

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NEEDS - The First Conference in North European Emergency and Disaster Studies

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The NEEDS conference aims to explore the status quo of

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09/12/2015 to 11/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 15/10/2015

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Alexander Hall, Bispetorv Annex, Bispetorvet 1-3, DK-1167 Copenhagen K

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Copenhagen

Venue Country: 

  • Denmark

Event Organisers: 

Changing Disasters, a project financed by the University of Copenhagen 2016 programme for excellent interdisciplinary research

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Sri Lanka - National Training Course

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Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 30th Annual DMISA Conference

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The conference of the

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09/09/2015 to 10/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/08/2015

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Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province

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ATKV Resort Hartenbos

Venue Country: 

  • South Africa

Co-organisers: 

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC), Western Cape Provincial Government (WCPG), Eden District Municipality, Mosselbay Municipality and the SA Weather Service (SAWS).

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1

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