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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...
March, 2017
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November 27, 2017 - November 29, 2017
The 7th International Conference on Building Resilience, with the theme 'Using scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction', is jointly organised by the Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom, and Chiang...
March, 2017
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September 12, 2017 - September 14, 2017
The World Symposium on Climate Change Policies and Governance is being organised by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Research and Transfer Centre of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and the International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP). The symposium...
March, 2017
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June 14, 2017 - June 15, 2017
Taking place on 14-15 June in Myanmar, the 3rd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit 2017 unites regional and global expertise, offering an unparalleled opportunity for knowledge exchange and cross-sector collaboration. Hear latest policy and project updates and influence the debate on...
March, 2017
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April 8, 2017 - May 28, 2017
The Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM) is registered as an autonomous institute who has been entrusted with the responsibility of human resource development, capacity building, training, research and documentation in the field of disaster management by the Government of Gujarat ...
February, 2017
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June 22, 2017 - June 29, 2017
IIED is pleased to announce that registration for the 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to climate change (CBA11) is now open. CBA11 will take place in Kampala, Uganda on 22-29th June 2017 with the theme: 'Harnessing natural resources and ecosystems for adaptation&...
February, 2017
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March 21, 2017 - March 22, 2017
InterMET Asia is a unique marketplace bringing together the global weather and climate industry with all those in the public and private sectors seeking to mitigate and manage the risks of extreme weather and climate change, and to understand the opportunities.​Focused on Asia, Africa and the...
February, 2017
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March 28, 2017
WHAT IS THE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FORUM ABOUT?  Now in its fourth year, the Disaster Preparedness Forum comes to Bangkok on 28 March 2017 focusing on the theme "Build Better Now". With significant economic losses and damages in the region due to disasters, the Forum will focus...
February, 2017
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February 17, 2017 - February 21, 2017
2017 Advanced Institute on Knowledge-based Actions for Disaster Risk Reduction (AI – KBA) will be held in Taipei in April 2017.ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) announced today that the 2017 Advanced Institute on Knowledge-based Actions for Disaster Risk Reduction (AI-KBA...