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NEW YORK, 6 February 2014 – The vital role of cities as engines of climate resilience has been recognised with the appointment of the former mayor of New York City, Michael R. Bloomberg, as Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlst…
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16 May 2014
The R!SE initiative is an ambitious global response to a daunting global challenge, a new way of collaborating, to unlock the potential for public and private sector actors who are ready and willing to make a step forward and take leadership on disaster risk reduction. The overall goal of the initiative is to make all investments risk-sensitive. R!SE w…