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Vacancy
Closing date:
04 May 2014
14-PGM-UNISDR-33512-R-BANGKOK (O) United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Special Notice Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with establish…
Vacancy
Closing date:
16 December 2014
14-PUB-UNISDR-38785-R-BANGKOK (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 (UNISDR) is the designated focal…
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…
Bangkok/Geneva, 13 March 2014 – Some 3,000 experts including government ministers from 50 Asian countries are to meet in Bangkok, to discuss the disaster-prone region’s final inputs into a new global agreement on disaster risk reduction to replace the existing Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). They will be hosted by the Royal Thai government from June 2…
GENEVA, 10 January 2014 – UNISDR’s Local Government Self-Assessment Tool (LGSAT) is an effective tool to assess a city’s institutional capacity to build resilience, a new report has found. The study said the LGSAT opened up dialogue and enabled the establishment of baseline data for the Ten Essentials of UNISDR’s Making Cities Resilient Campaign “that…
On the occasion of the ten year anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami on 26 December 2004, a panel discussion on “Ten Years On: The Indian Ocean Tsunami - From Learning to Action” was held in Khao Lak, Phang Nga, Thailand. Organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs o…
BANGKOK, 25 June 2014 – Every Saturday afternoon at 5pm, up to 10 million people tune into what is probably the world’s most popular television programme on disaster risk reduction. And today at the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction the Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) was recognized for its weekly 25-minute slot “F…
News
26 June 2014
BANGKOK, 26 June 2014 – Ministers, top government officials and more than 3,000 delegates from Asia Pacific today recognized the achievements of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) as a springboard to implement a more comprehensive Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction said a…
News
26 June 2014
BANGKOK, 26 June 2014 – “Their houses may fall, their businesses may be lost, but, by God, the men of Guiuan will look good.” So begins the uplifting story of how Alan Alcantara – the Barber of Guiuan – picks up himself and his small business in the wake of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) in the Philippines last November. The…