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Perú: Consulta nacional sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres post-2015

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Lima
Basic Information
Date: 
20/03/2014 - 21/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Peru
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas (UNISDR - AM)

Co-organisers: 

Centro Nacional de Estimación, Prevención y Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (CENEPRED); European Commission, DIPECHO) (EC); Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI)

Language of event: 
Spanish

Esta consulta nacional está siendo organizada por la Secretaría de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros del Perú y la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Re

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-9.18997
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-75.0152

Paraguay: Consulta nacional sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres post-2015

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Asunción
Basic Information
Date: 
27/03/2014 - 28/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Paraguay
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas (UNISDR - AM)

Secretaria de Emergencia Nacional (SEN)

Co-organisers: 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Plan International

Oxfam International Secretariat

European Commission, DIPECHO (EC)

United Nations Development Programme - Paraguay (UNDP Paraguay)

Language of event: 
Spanish

Este evento está siendo organizado por la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) de Paraguay y la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) junto con los si

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-23.4425
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-58.4438

United Nations celebrate UN Day

Today, on 24 October, the United Nations are observing UN Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 24/10/2013 - 11:14

Ban Ki-Moon: Economic losses from disaster out of control

 Ban Ki-moon meets with Margareta Wahlström

In a recent press release, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction cited UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who warned about economic losses from disasters.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/05/2013 - 09:58

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55
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46.2266
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6.14043

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Togo

In July 2011, Togo had received more than 4,000 refugees, most of whom are women and children.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Togo

The United Nations have accompanied Togo since 1961 in training of human resources, institutional capacity building, technology transfer, etc.

UN Country Team Information Management Group (UNCT IM) in Sri Lanka

The United Nations began its work in Sri Lanka in 1952 making it one of the first countries in the world to have a UN development programme.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Namibia

UNDP in Namibia supports the Government of Namibia in identifying key challenges in meeting its Vision 2030 and the Millennium Development Goals.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Myanmar

UNDP has been implementing the Human Development Initiative (HDI) in Myanmar since 1994 to provide support to poor communities in areas of food security, primary health care, environment, HIV/AIDS,