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Ecuador

IV session of the regional platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) of the Americas

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Guayalquil
Basic Information
Date: 
27/05/2014 - 29/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Ecuador
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Co-organisers: 

Secretariat of Risk Management, Ecuador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ecuador

Language of event: 
English

The forum will gather key stakeholders in disaster risk reduction and resilience building from all over the continent.

latitude: 
-2.20382
longitude: 
-79.8975

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Ecuador

Ecuador has been described by analysts as one of the most unequal societies in the world. To ensure that most people get at least the basic resources for survival is a huge challenge.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ecuador

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is committed to sustainable development.

Ecuadoran Oceanographic Institute of the Naval Forces (INOCAR)

The INOCAR is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and monitoring the technical and administrative activities related to the Service of Hydrographic, Navigation, Oceanography, Meteorol

Ecuadoran Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG-EPN)

The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards.

Ecuadoran Geological Survey (SEGENA)

SEGENA was transformed into the Ecuadoran Institute for geological, mining and metallurgical research (INIGEMM) on the 29th of January, 2009.

Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency (EXA)

The Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency was founded on November 1st, 2007 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, as an independent civilian body to administrate and implement the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Program.

Ecuadoran Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing Applications for Natural Resources (CLIRSEN)

The mission of the CLIRSEN is to generate, integrate and standardize thematic geoinformation and to provide technical services, applied to build the inventory of natural resources and environment.

Ecuadoran Military Geographic Institute (IGM)

The National Military Geographic Institute of Ecuador is a Technical Institution within the Ecuadoran military.

Ecuadoran Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (INAMHI)

The National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology is an entity with administrative and technical autonomy, with national jurisdiction throughout Ecuador and with international representation.