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General Objective   To increase capacity for national and local DRR strategy, plan development, monitoring and implementation by obtaining knowledge on policy frameworks, institutional and stakeholder collaborations and implementation approaches, including learning from COVID-19 To strengthen the institutional capacity of the national disaster risk m…
… people living in developing countries and, in particular,  the most vulnerable communities within these countries. Particularly in the context of increased … UNDRR in partnership with UNITAR developed the e-learning course “Making Cities Resilient: Developing Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Strategies - Accessible Edition”. This course …
Regístrese aquí  (Fecha límite para inscribirse: 13 Nov 2020) Acerca del curso   En los últimos 20 años los desastres han afectado a 4.400 millones de personas, han causado 2 billones de dólares de daños y han matado a 1,3 millones de personas. Los desastres han afectado a las personas que viven en los países en desarrollo y, en particular, a las com…
  Webinar Recording   Background   COVID-19 has been a massive challenge for cities that are being tested with extremes of COVID-19 spread, with simultaneous health, social and economic crises. Cities and local authorities who are at the forefront of combatting COVID-19, with continuous management of a wide range of public health operations, are…
On behalf of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Regional Office for Africa, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale (CIMA) Foundation we are pleased to invite you to the third webinar in the series entitled Using risk information and disaster risk profiles to inform DRR and decis…
The series of eight (8) articles on “The COVID-19 pandemic and the systemic nature of risk” is intended not as a conclusive set of answers or solutions, but rather as a preliminary exploration and exposing of the challenges and questions that we are faced with in better understanding the systemic nature of risks and the possibilities afforded by new app…
The series of eight (8) articles on “The COVID-19 pandemic and the systemic nature of risk” is intended not as a conclusive set of answers or solutions, but rather as a preliminary exploration and exposing of the challenges and questions that we are faced with in better understanding the systemic nature of risks and the possibilities afforded by new app…
Registration CLOSED Date, Time and Venue   Date: 23 - 25 June 2021 Time: 13.00 - 17.00 hours (Bangkok Time, UTC+7) Venue: Virtually (Zoom)   Background   Rapid urbanisation has a potential to make countries productive and prosperous. On the other hand, at present, most of the cities are totally unprepared to handle multiple challenges associate…
… ASEAN Region Consultation on the  Zero Draft of the Asia-Pacific Action Plan 2021-2024 Background The current regional Action Plan (2018-2021) of the … and stakeholder groups to ensure their views and suggestions are incorporated into the plan.  In this context, ASEAN through its leadership in the region can assist … and stakeholder groups to ensure their views and suggestions are incorporated into the plan.  In this context, ASEAN through its leadership in the region can assist …
Webinar Recording   Event Description   The building and construction sector globally represents a huge contribution to climate change and environmental issues. The sector is responsible for close to 40% of energy-related carbon emissions, plus 40% of virgin raw material use. Decarbonising, restoring our natural environment and enhancing social ju…