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14-ENV-UNISDR-32222-R-KOBE United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Org. Setting And Reporting Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among…
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26 November 2014
14-ENV-UNISDR-38505-R-KOBE (O)United Nations Core Values:Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversitySpecial Notice Applicants are encouraged to apply for internships which relate directly to their studies and/or skills and expertise. Applicants are asked to please indicate preferences which best match his/her suitability and do so carefully in o…
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18 December 2014
14-PGM-UNISDR-38744-R-KOBE (E)United Nations Core Values:Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversitySpecial Notice This post is funded from project funds and extension is subject to availability of funds.Org .Setting And Reporting Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Secretariat of the International…
This document reflects the inputs received from an extensive multi-stakeholder consultations process involving governments, organizations and various networks in the Asia-Pacific region from March 2012 to date. At the request of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has facilitated consultations wit…
TOKYO, 24 December 2014 - The ranks of UNISDR’s Private Sector Partnership (PSP) have swollen in Japan thanks to the admission of nine new companies and a business federation, the Keidanren, which represents more than 1,300 firms and 112 business associations. In addition, more than 10 companies are poised to join. The new entrants take the total number…
News
11 March 2014
11 March 2014, TOKYO - Three years on, the pain has not diminished. Today, the whole of Japan is remembering the day of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The confirmed death toll stands at 15,884 with 2,633 missing and over 267,000 people are living as evacuees. At the national memorial service held in Tokyo today in the presence of the…
SEOUL, 29 April 2014 – Cooperation in disaster management is a key element of building peace and prosperity in North-East Asia, a high-level regional conference has been told. The International Forum for Trilateral Cooperation between China, Japan and the Republic of Korea –collectively home to 22 percent of the world’s population and responsible for 2…
JEJU ISLAND, 26 March 2014 – Senior disaster management officials and experts from across North-East Asia today endorsed the Hyogo Framework for Action as a consistent and guiding force for national progress in disaster risk reduction (DRR). Senior representatives from China, Japan, Mongolia, and Republic of Korea said they were all looking forward to h…
JEJU ISLAND, 28 March 2014 – Disaster experts from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea today agreed to launch joint research aimed at enhancing the compatibility of disaster data and terminology across North-East Asia. Senior representatives from the three countries emphasised the relationship between resilience and development and noted that each co…
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27 February 2014
TOKYO, February 27 - For the third time in thirty years, Japan is preparing to host a World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlström, met this week in Tokyo with Japan’s first Minister for Building National Resilience, Keiji Furuya, who is also the Minister for Disaster Management. They discussed preparations for the 3rd…