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The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Officially Opens

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Officially Opens

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 officially opened yesterday in Cancun, Mexico, following its launch on Monday. This highly regarded international forum dedicated to the disaster risk reduction agenda is expected to draw in over 5000 participants from across the globe, over the course of this week. It also marks the first opportunity for the international community to review global progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, which was adopted in Japan in 2015.

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Thu, 25/05/2017 - 11:07

2017 Global Platform: UN-SPIDER's Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

UN-SPIDER's Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

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Wed, 24/05/2017 - 11:38

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/17: UN-SPIDER’s Engagement in Promoting Science and Technology in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework

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Wed, 17/05/2017
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/17

United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

Disaster risk reduction and combating climate change and its effects are integral parts of social and economic development, and are essential if development is to be sustainable for the future. This is recognized by the Sustainable Development Goals that were launched in September 2015.

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Sat, 01/04/2017 - 05:27

Open Forum formulates European perspective on disaster risk reduction

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The Government of Turkey hosted the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) Open Forum in Istanbul from 26 to 28 March 2017. EFDDR is Europe’s regional platform for disaster risk reduction and brings together multiple stakeholders across all sectors through its Open Forum meetings to discuss and advance on disaster risk reduction issues and to shape the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework in Europe.

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Sat, 01/04/2017 - 04:32

European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) in Istanbul

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The 2017 EFDRR Open Forum will be hosted by the Government of Turkey from 26 to 28 March 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. As a requirement of the Sendai Framework, one of the intended outcomes of this Open Forum will be to compile experiences; lessons learnt and gap analyses to be presented during the 2017 Global Platform in Cancun, Mexico in May 2017. The Open Forum will be a unique opportunity to shape the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework in Europe.

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26/03/2017 to 28/03/2017

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Thu, 23/03/2017

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Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus

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Istanbul

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  • Turkey

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Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey (AFAD)

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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico, 22-26 May 2017

The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May. It is the first time that the Global Platform Session is hosted outside Geneva. There are more than 5,000 participants expected, including policy makers and disaster risk managers.

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Fri, 03/02/2017 - 07:30

Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary is organizing a workshop in July 2016 in cooperation with the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).  The workshop focuses on Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction. 

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11/07/2016 to 15/07/2016

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Tue, 01/03/2016

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CEU Summer University

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Budapest

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  • Hungary

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The Central European University (CEU)

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The In-Service ICT Training for Environmental Professionals (ISEPEI)

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The value of Landsat earth observation images

Landsat Earth observation images enables knowledge on land and resources (Image: USGS).
In 2008, Landsat Earth observation images became available to all users free of charge. Since then, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) portal has provided roughly 30 million Landsat Earth observation images for users to download. Within the next years, downloads of satellite imagery are expected to increase further. 
 

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Wed, 18/11/2015 - 13:31

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2015 - Disasters without Borders

Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region of the world (Image: UN).

This year’s Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2015 – 'Disasters without borders: regional resilience for sustainable development', released by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), provides an overview of disaster-risk resilience in the Asia-Pacific region. Furthermore, the report introduces new emerging risks for the region and its different sectors. 

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Mon, 02/11/2015 - 13:17

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