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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…
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…
UNISDR/IMIS:  508317    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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20 May 2014
This UNISDR Europe Office annual report focuses on achievements in 2013. The delivery of results is described in the order of the four Strategic Objectives of the UNISDR Strategic Framework 2012-2015: Lead and Coordinate, Credible Evidence, Advocacy and Outreach, and Deliver and Communicate Results. The achievements reported show that great strides ha…
This UNISDR briefing note is intended to inform delegates on disaster risk reduction in addressing climate change and to encourage further action through decisions taken at the previous Conference of the Parties (COP). This year, COP 20 in Lima will outline important measures for adapting to climate change which directly relate to disaster risk reductio…
This document provides a summary of UNISDR's work in 2014, with a focus on facilitating the development and adoption of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction; preparing for the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in March 2015; and ensuring the recognition and integration of disaster risk reduction into public and priva…
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.…
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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20 June 2014
This brochure presents the fourth of five Programmes aimed to improve coherence, focus, depth and efficiency in delivering the results of UNISDR Strategic Framework: Towards 2025. This programme will leverage the tools and mechanisms of disaster risk reduction to protect lives and assets and to promote sustainable and equitable economic growth in a chan…