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23 November 2016
BALACLAVA, Mauritius, 23 November, 2016 - The challenge of how to ensure coherence across the key frameworks which comprise the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda is a hot issue for discussion this week at the 6th Session of the Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Concerns were addressed yesterday on how to avoid working in silos on…
CANCUN, Mexico, 24 May 2017 – A cutting-edge plan to deploy the power of technology to monitor health risks in Nepal has won an international award at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Risk Award laureate the Nursing Association of Nepal won the prize for its “EpiNurse” project – short for “Epidemiology Nurse” – which will equip nur…
CANCUN, Mexico, 25 May 2017 – It may look like a gadget to many but this robot is a shining example of inclusive technology for disaster risk reduction. The telepresence robot known as Double enabled the wisdom of 11 persons living with disability participating from the other side of the world in Bangladesh to be shared at the 2017 Global Platform for…
CANCUN, Mexico, 26 May 2017 – Data is a vital raw material if countries are to meet the aims of an international agreement on lowering hazard threats,  the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction heard today, as a new monitoring report underscored what needs to be done. “We can’t change nature. But we can be prepared and ready if we have the r…
Vacancy
Closing date:
01 July 2012
Vacancy number: ISDR/I/03/2012 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 coordinati…
Vacancy
Closing date:
10 July 2012
ISDR/C/16/2012 United Nations Core Values: Integrity ● Professionalism ● Respect for diversityBackground: 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 the disaster reduction acti…
Vacancy
Closing date:
09 September 2012
12-PGM-UNISDR-23735-R-NAIROBI (X) United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for DiversityOrg. setting and reporting This position is located in the Africa Regional Office, of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. The incumbent reports to the Regional Coordinator. Responsibilities • Participate in the dev…
Vacancy ISDR/I/04/2012United 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 di…
ISDR/C/17/2012United Nations Core Values:Integrity  Professionalism  Respect for diversityBackground Created in December 1999, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction…
Vacancy
Closing date:
20 August 2012
ISDR vacancy notice number ISDR/IC/19/2012Background 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 reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster…