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2018 International Tech4Dev Conference

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The Tech4Dev Conference is the biennial flagship event of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by CODEV at EPFL. The Conference focuses on the potential of technology solutions to advance inclusive social and economic development in the Global South.Tech4Dev 2018 puts the challenges and the potential of the Global South in the centre of discussions reflected by its title Voices of the Global South. 

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27/06/2018 to 29/06/2018

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Wed, 27/06/2018

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SwissTech Convention Centre

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Lausanne

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  • Switzerland

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UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, Cooperation and Development Center-CODEV at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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UN-SPIDER Updates December 2017/January 2018

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Tue, 13/02/2018
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UN-SPIDER Updates Dec/Jan

World Science Day for Peace and Development

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The World Science Day for Peace and Development established by UNESCO in 2001 is commemorated every year on 10 November. It is not only a symbolic but essential celebration considering that Science is at the center to reach the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sendai Framework for Action and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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Short course on Damage & Loss Assessment in Natural Heritage & Cultural Sites

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The Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Asia Pacific (CSSTEAP) in India is organizing a short course on Disaster Damage and Loss Assessment in Natural Heritage and Cultural Sites using Geospatial Techniques from September 11, 2016 to October 02, 2016 at the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS),

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11/09/2016 to 02/10/2016

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Sat, 20/08/2016

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Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO,

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Dehradon

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CSSTEAP and the UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management and Training for the Asia and the Pacific Region

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UN-SPIDER issues the Role of World Natural Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction in a workshop in India

Shirish Ravan of UN-SPIDER speaking on "Role of earth observation in maitaining health of natural heritage sites"

The International Workshop on the Role of World Natural Heritage (WHS) Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) was organised by UNESCO Category 2 Centre (C2C) World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region based at Wildlife Institute of India. The event was performed in Dehradun city on 24 and 25 August. The main objectives of the workshop were:

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Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER

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UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region is organizing the “International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction”, which will be held in the headquarters of the Wildlife institute of India, in Dehradun, between the 24th and 28th of August.

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International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction

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There are 59 Natural and 11 Mixed World Heritage Sites in the AsiaPacific.

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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

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Dehradun

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Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Mehu Wala Mafi Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

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  • India

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UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India

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UN-SPIDER supports UNESCO-IOC workshop on coastal hazard assessment

The workshop is focusing on coastal hazard assessment

Today, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) opened their training workshop "Coastal

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UNESCO-IOC: Sharing Sea Level Data for Tsunami Warnings via Satellites

Sea Level Station installed by IOC in December 2013 in Jacmel, Haiti

It is very difficult for a single country can develop a basin-wide tsunami warning system. Therefore, the United Nations plays a major role in coordinating regional tsunami warning systems, and in ensuring that national capacities are strengthened to prepare for and cope with tsunamis.

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UN-SPIDER and the UNESCO-IOC TRATE Project

Under the umbrella of the TRATE project, Dr. Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon of the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office has been contributing with other experts to update UNESCO-IOC guidelines on “Tsunami Risk Assessment and Mitigation for the Indian Ocean”. These guidelines had been elaborated and published in 2009.

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Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:31

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