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Ecosystem based Disaster Risk Reduction - Space based and geospatial information to assess health of ecosystems

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Wed, 15/04/2015
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This article, written by UN-SPIDER's Beijing Office Head of Office Dr. Shirish Ravan, highlights the importance of ecosystems in

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WCDRR: A global partnership on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

One of the key outcomes of the working session was the announcement of a global partnership comprised of UNOOSA and 15 partners.

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER successfully co-organized a working session on Earth observation and high technology to reduce

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WCDRR: Working session on Earth observation

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 14:52

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WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opened the WCDRR on 14 March in Sendai, Japan (Image: UN Photo)

The Third United Nations World Conference on

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WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

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WCDRR Working Session: Earth Observation and High Technology to Reduce Risks

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The session during the Third UN World Conference on

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15/03/2015

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Sendai

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Sendai International Centre Room N°: Exhibition Hall 1

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  • Japan

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Governments: Japan: Cabinet Office, MIC, MEXT, GSI, JAXA; Germany: DLR; China: NDRCC; Dominican Republic: CNE - EIGEO Bangladesh: MoDMR; Sri Lanka: DMC.

International and Regional Organizations: UNOOSA/ UN-SPIDER, UNESCAP, UNSD, UN-GGIM, UNITAR/UNOSAT, FAO, ITU, GEO, CEOS, GFDRR, ESA, ADRC, ICIMOD, ISCGM, IEEE RAS, IAEE, IMWI, CAS-TWAE-SDIM , IRS, CRASAR.

Academia: IRIDEeS, Tohoku University, Japan

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UN-SPIDER Updates January 2015

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Thu, 05/02/2015
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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. PrepCom2 took place on 17 and 18 November in Geneva and served to approve the Conference programme of work and develop the draft post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

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Towards a new science and technology to consolidate

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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

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 08:56

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Promoting the use of Earth observations and Space-based Applications in years to come

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

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

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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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