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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…
GENEVA, 15 July 2014 – Future progress to reduce disaster risk rests, in large part, on expanded and stronger public-private sector partnerships, the Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction heard today. Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer of AECOM Technology Corporation Gary Lawren…
GENEVA, 7 July 2014 - Figures released today show that for the fourth consecutive year, direct economic losses from major reported disasters have exceeded $100 billion. It has happened on seven occasions since 2004 including the last four years: 2010 ($138 bn), 2011 ($371 bn), 2012 ($138 bn) and 2013 ($116 bn). Some 315 disasters killed 22,000 people i…
GENEVA, 11 July 2014 - A new review of disaster losses from 1970 to 2012 released today sets the stage for next week’s intergovernmental discussions on a new global framework for disaster risk reduction hosted in Geneva by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Two UNISDR partners, the World Meteorological Organization, and the Centre for…
NEW YORK, 19 May 2014 – Following on a statement by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that “economic losses are out of control and can only be reduced in partnership with the private sector,” the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today launched the R!SE Initiative to mainstream disaster risk management into corporate planning and investm…
… on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) to Sendai City Government which will host the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)   Expected Outcomes 1. … on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) to Sendai City Government which will host the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)   Expected Outcomes 1. …