disaster risk reduction

UN-SPIDER and SENACYT conduct seminar during CONVERCIENCIA 2018

Participants of the CONVERCIENCIA 2018 event. Image: UN-SPIDER

UN-SPIDER and the National Secretariat for Science and Technology of Guatemala (SENACYT) joined forces to conduct a seminar on the use of science, technology and innovation in disaster risk reduction and

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Tue, 21/08/2018 - 10:32

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UNOOSA organizes side event on Earth observation at Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh opens 2018 AMCDRR in Ulaanbaatar.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and

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Wed, 04/07/2018 - 09:40

China offers satellite data to Belt and Road countries to tackle disasters

FY-4A satellite capturing the weather over South-east Asia.  Source: National Satellite Meteorological Center
China has established an emergency mechanism using its meteorological satellites to help countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative to combat extreme weather and disasters, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) announced on 2 May.
 

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Tue, 22/05/2018 - 14:45

United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction - "Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response"

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24/10/2018 to 26/10/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 31/08/2018

Venue: 

Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China

Co-organisers: 

China National Space Administration, Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation and Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific

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Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) workshop will highlight recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and how they are empowering both decision-

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25/06/2018 to 29/06/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 13/04/2018

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Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

• United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
• Central European University through the ISEPEI project

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Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) workshop will highlight recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and how they are empowering both decision-

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25/07/2018 to 29/07/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 18/02/2018

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Budapest

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

• United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
• Central European University through the ISEPEI project

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Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction Across the Americas: A Regional Summit on the Contribution of Earth Observations

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The Summit will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina September 3-8, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel Buenos Aires.

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03/09/2017 to 08/09/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 13/08/2017

Venue City: 

Buenos Aires

Venue Country: 

  • Argentina

Event Organisers: 

NASA Disasters Program and the Argentinian Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE), on behalf of the Group on Earth Observations and the Committee on Earth Observation Satellite

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New GP-STAR publication ahead of side event at 2017 Global Platform

New GP-STAR publication ahead of side event at 2017 Global Platform

The Global Partnership Using Space-based Technology Applications for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP-STAR) has published a brochure compiled of factsheets pertaining to the use of

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Thu, 25/05/2017 - 16:58

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.

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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

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