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ISDR/C/1/2014 United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversityBackground: Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster…
ISDR/C/01/14 Valores Fundamentales de las Naciones Unidas Integridad ● Profesionalismo ● Respeto a la diversidad Antecedentes: Creada en diciembre de 1999, la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres y secretaría de la Estrategia Internacional para la Reducción de Desastres (UNISDR por sus siglas en inglés) es el punto…
Vacancy namber: ISDR/C/02/14 United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversity Background Created in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordin…
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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…
ABUJA, 15 May 2014 - From school to university education, from early warning to data collection, and from national development plans to community-based participation, Ethiopia has made solid gains in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action, the global agreement on disaster risk reduction adopted in 2005. Yesterday was a day for sharing HFA experien…
ABUJA, 16 May 2014 - A disaster-resilient future for Africa will have to take account of the fact that it is the region of the world that will suffer the most from climate change and which struggles the most when it comes to capacity to manage present and future disaster risk, the 5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction heard yesterday.…
INCHEON, 10 March 2014 – The Philippines province of Cebu is emerging as a model for recovery four months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large parts of the country. Cebu Resilience Taskforce Coordinator Baltz Tribunalo identified several factors behind progress, including vital capacity building support from the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (…
… Hat Yai, in Thailand – and identified gaps between policy and practice, and between planning and implementation. “Where there has been progress at the policy and planning … said the identification of such gaps would enable the cities to develop appropriate urban climate resilience strategies and actions. Overall, the report made five key … change adaptation. Second, assessment of hazards and risk is limited. Third, urban land use planning remains an area of critical weakness. Fourth, much of the …
SUVA, 21 January 2014 – United Nations agencies have joined together to contribute towards the development a new Strategy for Disaster and Climate Resilient Development in the Pacific (SRDP). As a core partner of the Technical Working Group for the new Strategy along with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and Secretariat of the Pacific Regi…
DOHA, 19 May 2014 – Qatar is taking major steps to develop a national plan for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and recovery to address future disaster challenges, improve the coordination and determine key actions. Sixty Qatari officials representing ministries, city governments and NGOs have just completed an intensive training in Doha under the…