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June, 2017
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July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017
About the CourseThis course is designed to bring together key skills to mainstream inclusion into organisations and the wider humanitarian sector. The course builds capacity through building training skills on Sphere and increasing current knowledge on Gender, Age and Disability and supports...
June, 2017
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June 20, 2017
An estimated 2.6 billion people around the globe live without formal banking and financial services, according to the World Bank.The inability to access formal banking systems prevents this group from receiving credit, obtaining insurance, launching or expanding businesses, as well as preparing...
June, 2017
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April 17, 2017 - July 17, 2017
The Designing Resilience International Open Competition (DRIA) is a think-tank competition hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS), aimed at building the resilience of cities, in view of the effects of climate change.The 2017 DRIA International Open Competition encourages...
May, 2017
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August 7, 2017 - September 13, 2017
The Department of Social Security Studies at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences is proud to hold the second edition of its International Short Courses on Social Protection with a specialisation on Climate Change.Taught by practitioners from UNU, UNFCCC, the World Bank and Munich...
May, 2017
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August 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017
The Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific is pleased to announce the last call for applications of the Training Programme on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation under its Climate Change Asia Initiative.Organizers: the United Nations Development Programme and the United States...
May, 2017
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May 16, 2017
The Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) cordially invite members of UCR-CoP to attend the UCR-CoP sharing event Update Efforts and Share Experiences on Building Urban Resilience in Viet Nam. Details are as below:Time: 14:00-17:00, Tuesday, 16 May 2017Location: Ha...
May, 2017
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May 31, 2017
To apply a resilience lens to strategy development or long-term program design, Mercy Corps uses Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) methodology that helps program teams, practitioners, and other relevant stakeholders, to build an understanding of the dynamic social, ecological and economic...
March, 2017
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March 27, 2017
ABOUT ICAADE 2017ICAADE 2017 will unite academics, practitioners, professionals and policymakers in the exchange of knowledge on amphibious flood mitigation strategies, inviting collaboration among researchers, business, institutions, and governments around the world. Flood mitigation and climate...
March, 2017
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April 21, 2017
Urbanising centres and their peri-urban peripheries are located in a range of different ecosystems. These include rural, forest and coastal landscapes. Whereas they provide critical services sustaining urban systems, when neglected, eroded or otherwise mismanaged, they can pose risks like floods,...
March, 2017
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May 22, 2017 - May 26, 2017
The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, as recognised by the U.N. General Assembly, is now the world's foremost gathering of stakeholders committed to reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations.The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction...