disaster risk reduction

Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop on geospatial information concluded

Workshop participants engaged in a simulation exercise
Viet Nam's Vice Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Hoang Van Thang, inaugurated the workshop

From 10 to 15 November 2014, UN-SPIDER offered a workshop and a simulation exercise to about 100 participants from national institutions, NGOs, and international organizations in Viet Nam. The event was jointly organised with the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA).

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Simulation

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Wed, 26/11/2014 - 15:03

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Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Towards a new science and technology to consolidate disaster risk reduction and sustainable development

This meeting, which takes place prior to the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3rdWCDRR), will bring together decision makers and leading scientists to discuss how science and technology can contribute to disaster risk reduction and foster sustainable development.

Discussions will be based on the following three viewpoints:

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14/01/2014 to 16/01/2014

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Tokyo

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Ito Hall, The University of Tokyo

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  • Japan

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Science Council of Japan United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Ito International Research Center Conference, University of Tokyo

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UN-SPIDER works with partners on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

UN-SPIDER and its partners aim to make the disaster risk reduction community aware of the potential of satellite technologies

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and many partners from the Space, the Earth observations and the Civil Protection communities, and from the regional and international organizations have been working together since June 2014 as a way to spearhead efforts regarding the incorporation of the use of Earth Observations and Space-based applications in the post-2015 framework for disaster reduction (HFA-2), to be launched during the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 08:56

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Global Partnership using Space-based technology applications for disaster risk reduction: GP-STAR

UN-SPIDER and its partners aim to raise the profile of space-based information for global disaster risk reduction. (Image: NASA)

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, together with many partners from the Space, Earth Observations, Civil Protection communities, and regional and international organizations have conducted a variety of efforts since June 2014 as a way of spearheading efforts regarding the incorporation of the use of Space-based Technologies and Applications and

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UN-SPIDER participates in 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

The Concluding Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

From 10 to 12 September, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) held its Concluding Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum.

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 14:27

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Disaster Risk Reduction: On the way to WCDRR

The upcoming Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015 is expected to bring together more than 6,000 stakeholders from government agencies, international and regional organizations, the private sector, civil society and non-government agencies. Its main outcome is expected to be a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (Hyogo Framework for Action 2 - HFA-2).

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Earth Observation for DRR: WCDRR and HFA-2

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:05

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UN-SPIDER participates in Asia-Pacific Policy Makers Dialogue

Asia is the world's most disaster-prone region of the world

Recognizing the importance of for disaster risk reduction, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA jointly organised the meeting "Policy Makers Dialogue and Capaci

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:04

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Arab States discuss post-2015 disaster risk reduction

The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.

From 14 to 16 September 2014, 19 Arab States met in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. They discussed the way forward for disaster risk reduction in the region and their recommendations for the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction which will be adopted next March in Sendai, Japan, at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:09

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Mon, 09/22/2014

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Small Island Developing States: Strengthening partnerships for disaster risk management

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is currently being held in Samoa. The goal of the four-day conference which will conclude today, is to focus attention on Small Island Developing States - a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities. One of the main topics addressed is disaster risk reduction.

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Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:58

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Thu, 09/04/2014

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United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

The UN General Assembly adopted the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in December 1999 and established UNISDR, the secretariat to ensure its implementation.

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