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Group photo from Climate scorecard and finance training in Panama
Responding to the Political Declaration of the high-level meeting on the midterm review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, the workshop was held to enhance sub-national capacities focusing on accessing funds for implementation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Climate Bonds Initiative
World Council on City Data
Certificate ceremony MCR2030 Chinese cities
Five Chinese cities – Chengdu, Guangyuan, Lishui, Shanghai Changning District, and Tianjin Eco-City - have joined Making Cities Resilient 2030, providing a boost to the global partnership, which is focused on scaling up action on risk reduction.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Ulsan City Republic of Korea
UNDRR recognized Ulsan Metropolitan City as the latest Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Resilience Hub. Ulsan is the home to many of Korea’s industries which have powered the country’s remarkable economic development.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Ulsan Metropolitan City
Cali disability inclusion workshop
Representatives from 139 countries and territories have been trained on how to implement disaster resilience strategies that are more inclusive of the perspectives and capacities of persons with disabilities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
ONG Inclusiva
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
The Mayor of Matosinhos, Portugal, Ms Luisa Salgueiro
City leaders and officials from around the world are better positioned to unlock resources and achieve on-the-ground impact for the development of resilient urban infrastructure projects.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
The Vice Mayor of Incheon, Republic of Korea, Mr Deok-soo Park
A combination of innovative ideas and unity is the key to unlock a transformational response to escalating climate and disaster risk. An all-of-society approach will accelerate efforts to strengthen the resilience of cities and citizens around the world.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Incheon Metropolitan City
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Bhutan DRR disability inclusion workshop
People living with disabilities in Bhutan are ready to ‘come forward and speak with our own voice’ as part of the Himalayan Kingdom’s effort to strengthen inclusive disaster risk reduction measures.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
UNDP flood recovery programme Pakistan
The theatre of action and opportunity for solutions in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals has ‘gravitated towards urban centres’. Many of these solutions will be through policymakers and their partners adopting more ‘systems-based’ approaches
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) - Headquarters
Ben Ryan and Shelby Garner lead agreement of an action agenda for resilient health systems drawing on the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic
Frontline health and disaster management professionals and academics from 8 countries have made a series of recommendations to strengthen public health systems in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and other potential health emergencies
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Baylor University
Hiroshima University
Thaya River Basin
Cities that understand their climate risk are in a better position to manage it. MCR2030 service provider DHI relates how it is supporting the Czech city of Brno and its surrounding area to manage drought risk
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
DHI Group

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