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Disaster Risk Management

UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33

Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan successfully concluded

Participants of the workshop carried out during the Technical Advisory Mission
Technical Advisory Mission team

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Bhutan from 2 to 6 June 2014. The TAM was conducted upon invitation of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs.

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Mon, 16/06/2014 - 09:26

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UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance in Beijing.

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Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:23

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Announcement: Pre-conference event by UN-SPIDER and GFDRR at 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER and GFDRR will organize a pre-conference event at the 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER invites participants of 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok to attend the pre-conference event organised by the UN-SPIDER and the World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 11:17

UN-SPIDER participated in ISDR Asia Platform

Participants of the ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting in Bangkok

UN-SPIDER participated in the first ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting of 2014, which was hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22 to 24 April 2014. The meeting served mainly to discuss the preparation of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) and inputs to Post 2015 Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (Hyogo Framework for Action 2).

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 10:36

Livable cities forum 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Set against the backdrop of the vibrant and picturesque City of Vancouver, the Livable Cities Forum will explore how to build healthy, sustainable, and economically resilient communities.

Learn from experts by attending your choice of high calibre plenaries, panel discussions, presentations, and workshops.

Explore the City of Vancouver through local study-tours and see how the City’s bold initiative, Greenest City 2020, addresses environmental challenges, supports the local economy, and fosters healthier people and places.

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49

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-123

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02/04/2014 to 04/04/2014

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Vancouver

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Hyatt Regency Vancouver

Event Organisers: 

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

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Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk management one its five priority areas during its G8 presidency.

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13

Study follows up on EU approach to loss databases

Recording disaster losses: recommendations for a European approach

A new comprehensive study, published by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), outlines the path towards a standardized European approach to systematically record and manage disaster loss databases.

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Fri, 17/01/2014 - 13:34

Fifth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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ASIA 2014 will include presentations and discussions on the opportunities, development targets, accomplishments and challenges of countries in the Asian region.

Conference themes include, but are not limited to:

 

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7

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80

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11/03/2014 to 13/03/2014

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Colombo

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Bandaranaike International Conference Hall

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The International Journal on Hydropower and Dams

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International Commission on Large Dams

International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

International Energy Agency

International Centre for Small Hydropower

Ceylon Eletricity Board

Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau

The Mahawali Authority of Sri Lanka

Ministry of Power and Energy

Sri Lanka Concention Bureau

Sri Lanka National Committee on Large Dams

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