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Second Meeting of the Global Network of Basins working on Climate Change Adaptation

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
lun, 03/02/2014
Ciudad: 
Geneva
Información básica
Fecha: 
13/02/2014 - 14/02/2014
Lugar: 
Palais des Nations
País: 
Switzerland
Organizadores del evento: 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Switzerland

Federal Environment Agency (BAFU), Switzerland

International Network of Basin Organizations

Idioma del evento: 
English
UNECE world water day logo

The second meeting of the global network of basins working on climate change adaptation, which is organized in the framework of the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Water

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Mexico: Coral reef protection with satellite technology

MODIS image a smoke cloud over Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

The Mexican National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Bioiversity (CONABIO) contracted a provider of satellite data EOMAP to deliver high resolution environmental information of the Maya Coast,

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mié, 15/01/2014 - 11:29
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NASA maps global temperature anomalies in US and Europe

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows the polar vortex over America
MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows high temperatures in Europe

NASA satellite data shows the recent weather divergences on Earth - particularly in North America and Europe.

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Publishing Date: 
lun, 13/01/2014 - 14:03
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Satellite images show the vulnerability of the Arab region to climate change

Landsat satellite shows the vanishing wetlands in the Arab Region

"The Arab Region: Atlas of Our Changing Environment" recently released by the United Nations Environ

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Publishing Date: 
lun, 13/01/2014 - 14:45
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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
sáb, 19/07/2014
Ciudad: 
Bangkok
Información básica
Fecha: 
01/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
País: 
Thailand
Organizadores del evento: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Idioma del evento: 
English
Detalles del entrenamiento
Tipo de entrenamiento evento: 
Evento de entrenamiento
Training Target Audience: 
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and disaster risk reduct

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Satellite information explains North Pole shifting

Greenland's ice sheet captured by a satellite

Climate change is causing the North Pole’s location to drift, shows a new study conducted by Jianli Chen at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Publishing Date: 
mié, 18/12/2013 - 10:55
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NASA: App that shows climate change consequences

Pedersen Glacier 1917 and 2005

The impact of climate change on the environment is not always easy to see. Now, with NASA’s Images of Change iPad application, users can get an interactive before-and-after view of the changes.

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Publishing Date: 
lun, 09/12/2013 - 11:34

Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Bangkok
Información básica
Fecha: 
09/12/2013 - 20/12/2013
Lugar: 
Swissotel
País: 
Thailand/Bangkok
Organizadores del evento: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Idioma del evento: 
English
Detalles del entrenamiento
Tipo de entrenamiento evento: 
Evento de entrenamiento
Training Target Audience: 
This training programme is designed for managers, policy makers, specialists and researchers who are professionally involved in the management of risks and climate change. They may work in public and civic society sectors, for universities, national research or development programmes, for government organisations or NGOs.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Preferably have a working understanding of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and/or Disaster Risk Management (DRM). Proficiency in English is required.

Training Tuition: 
1,750.00 EUR
Tuition Remarks: 

This fee includes the tuition fee, full board and lodging and all other course related costs. Travel costs are not included.

The course has several objectives, but mainly the aim is to enhance the capacity of stakeholders in development for adapting to changing climate-related hazards and improving resilience and disaste

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Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
sáb, 19/04/2014
Ciudad: 
Kathmandu
Información básica
Fecha: 
21/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Lugar: 
Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City
País: 
Nepal
Organizadores del evento: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

Idioma del evento: 
English
Detalles del entrenamiento
Tipo de entrenamiento evento: 
Evento de entrenamiento
Training Target Audience: 
Senior managers, development planners, facilitators, trainers, resource persons, and mentors who will benefit from learning the hows and ways forward in CMDRR.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.

Training Tuition: 
1,800.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.

Información adicional: 

The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.

The Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) approach builds people’s capacities to prevent and mitigate the impact of hazards of communities at risk.

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New edition of Global Climate Risk Index

Climate Risk Index may serve as a red flag for the most vulnerable regions

In November 2013 Germanwatch published the 9th edition of the Global Climate Risk Index for which the most recent data available —from 1993 to 2012— were taken into account.

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Publishing Date: 
mar, 12/11/2013 - 14:50
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