Overview

Office for Northeast Asia (ONEA) and Global Education and Training Institute (GETI)

 

The UNDRR Office for Northeast Asia & Global Education and Training Institute (UNDRR ONEA & GETI) was established in 2010 to develop a new cadre of professionals in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation to build disaster resilient societies.

ONEA & GETI also hosts the Global Secretariat for the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)

UNDRR Office for Northeast Asia (ONEA) supports five countries: Republic of Korea, China, Japan, Mongolia and DPR Korea specifically to reduce disaster loss and risk and to ensure Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 implementation.

The Global Education and Training Institute (GETI) has a global mandate to provide capacity building support to mainstream disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into sustainable development; convene and support inter-city learning to strengthen resilience (Making Cities Resilient); and to provide capacity building and best practice sharing support to national training institutions working on resilience issues.

Quarterly updates on ONEA & GETI activities and impact are available in ONEA & GETI Newsletters.
 


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Get more information and Register for the Upcoming ONEA & GETI Training at the event links below:

 

 

Please also visit our Event Calendar for more information about past and upcoming UNDRR ONEA & GETI training and events!

     

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    Watch past webinar recordings, get past webinar information and presentations at our Event Calendar

     

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      Contact Us

      UNDRR ONEA & GETI
      4F G-Tower
      175 Art Center dae-ro, Yeonsu-gu
      22004 Incheon, Republic of Korea

      Phone: +82 32 458 6551/6570
      Fax: +82 32 458 6598/6599
      Email: undrr-incheon@un.org

      News

      Kampala Capital City Authority and Incheon Metropolitan City Officials Discuss Real Time Response Mechanisms
      Ten officials from Kampala Capital City Authority’s (KCCA) various departments recently visited Incheon Metropolitan City to learn more from the city’s experience on disaster risk reduction and climate change policies and good practices.
      Participants engaging in a group exercise to develop the objectives of the national DRR strategy.
      As the Government of Lao PDR continues its recovery from the floods of 2018, it is seeking to lessen the risk of future disasters. To accomplish this, the Lao Government and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction jointly organized a national workshop that brought together development partners and government agencies to lay the foundation for the country’s first national disaster risk reduction strategy.
      Participants from eight SAARC countries took part in the regional workshop.
      UNDRR is supporting the Member States of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) maintain and protect their development gains by strengthening their ability to develop, implement and monitor coherent disaster risk reduction strategies.
      Delegates at the Making Cities Resilient workshop visit a waste management plant in Incheon, Republic of Korea (c) UNISDR/Tejas Patnaik
      Representatives from twenty cities in the Making Cities Resilient Campaign met in Incheon in the Republic of Korea recently to share their experience and progress towards disaster risk planning.
      Participants from several Arab States at a recent workshop share experiences on national strategy development
      Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan share significant progress on their path to developing disaster risk reduction strategies while Afghanistan presents a fast-track solution that they hope can be a model for other countries in the region.
      Mayors meet in Cartagena to share plans for reducing disaster losses
      At the Regional Platform for the Americas, mayors from five cities share their plans to reduce disaster losses as part of a three-year programme.
      Group photo taken today at the close of the two day experts consultation on a Global Capacity Development Strategy to support implementation of the Sendai Framework
      The 3rd anniversary of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was marked today with agreement on key elements of a Global Capacity Development Strategy to accelerate implementation of the global plan to reduce disaster losses.
      Participants at the ‘Training of Trainers on Making Cities Resilient: Developing and Implementing Disaster Risk Reduction Action Plans’ workshop (photo: UNISDR)
      Twenty cities with a combined population of more than 50 million people today began sharing experience on how to save lives and protect livelihoods in the face of mounting disaster and climate risk.
      Participants at the workshop in the Maldives spotlighted the links between disaster risk reduction, sustainable development and climate change action (Photo: UNISDR)
      The Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives is working hard to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, seeing it as critical to its wider efforts to make development sustainable and deal with the challenge of climate change.
      Representatives of the six Russian municipalities that have joined the Making Cities Resilient campaign display the certificates that they received at the event in Moscow (Photo: EMERCOM)
      Russia’s oldest city and another that will host matches in the 2018 football World Cup are among the first six communities in the Russian Federation to join UNISDR’s Making Cities Resilient campaign.

      Training

      Developing Capacity for Sendai Framework Implementation:

      UNDRR ONEA-GETI supports effective and coherent Sendai Framework implementation among governments, city leaders, the private sector, universities, the science community, NGOs and other international organizations.

      Contact us to learn more about our on-demand customized courses: undrr-incheon@un.org

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      Calendar of Trainings & Events

      December 2020

      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      Ministry of the Interior and Safety
      Incheon Metropolitan City

      September 2020

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      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      United Nations Institute for Training and Research
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      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      United Nations Institute for Training and Research

      November 2020

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      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      United Nations Capital Development Fund
      Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB-Foundation)
      Resilient Cities Network
      Global Policy House

      October 2020

      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
      International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
      Japan International Cooperation Agency
      Resilient Cities Network
      United Cities and Local Governments
      United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
      United Nations Office for Project Services
      World Bank, the
      World Council on City Data
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      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
      United Cities and Local Governments - Africa

      July 2020

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      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
      United Nations Institute for Training and Research

      Making Cities Resilient

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      Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)

       

      Is your city resilient? 
      Join other cities, local governments and partners taking steps on a pathway to resilience – making the city safer, preventing risks and promoting innovation and investments.  

      Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) is a unique cross-stakeholder initiative for improving local resilience through advocacy, sharing knowledge and experiences, establishing mutually reinforcing city-to-city learning networks, injecting technical expertise, connecting multiple layers of government and building partnerships. 

      Launched on 28 October 2020, MCR2030 aims to leverage knowledge and expertise of partners to support cities through a clear three-stage resilience roadmap, from enhancing knowledge on risk and resilience, putting in place disaster risk reduction and resilience strategies, and moving toward implementation and taking actions to strengthen resilience.

      Through delivering a clear roadmap to urban resilience and providing access to knowledge management and monitoring and reporting tools, MCR2030 will support cities on their journey to reduce risk and build resilience. MCR2030 aims to ensure cities become inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable by 2030, contributing directly to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG11) and other global frameworks including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda.

      UNDRR Global Education and Training Institute (GETI) is the global coordinator of MCR2030.

      Visit mcr2030.undrr.org for more information.

      UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletters

       
       
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      UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 28: Oct-Dec 2020
       
      This issue highlights the activities in Q4 and celebrates achievements throughout 2020 including celebration of 10th year anniversary of ONEA & GETI and the launch of MCR2030. Online trainings for local resilience and support for the implementation of Sendai Framework was held to reach out for capacity development, targeted trainings were also held with regional partners. Training package orientations on integrating DRR and CCA in UN Cooperation Frameworks was held, and Korean cities and schools moved their steps forward for building resilience.
       

       
       
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      UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 27: Jul-Sep 2020
       
      This issue highlights the activities in Q3 for continued effort for building resilience for local DRR planning and implementation, providing support for Sendai Monitoring in the Northeast Asia region, new tools and approaches for School safety in the Republic of Korea, focused training on exploring risk governance using frontier technology, training to raise awareness for local governments to be better respond and be prepared for future including Covid-19 and more.
       

       
       
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      UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 26: Apr-Jun 2020
       
      This issue highlights the online activities held in Q2 of 2020 as the world faced Covid-19 situation. Through online webinars and trainings, UNDRR ONEA & GETI continued to pursue our mandate for capacity development in disaster risk reduction and building resilience for local government by introduction and training on the Public Health System Resilience Addendum of the Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities; launching of Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic webinar series with WHO and partners; covering aspects related to technology for responding to Covid-19; and continued effort for strengthening school safety in the Republic of Korea
       

       
       
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      UNDRR ONEA & GETI Newsletter 25: Jan-Mar 2020
       
      This issue highlights the Incheon city becoming the first role model city in the Republic of Korea; meaningful outcomes for MCR2030; UN Country Team (UNCT) in Panama stepping forward on DRR; focus on urban resilience in India, China, Central America and the Carribean; Korean schools moving forward for nation-wide expansion of school safety training
       

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      유엔 재난위험경감사무국 동북아시아 사무소 및 국제교육훈련연수원 (UNDRR ONEA & GETI)
       

      유엔 재난위험경감사무국 동북아시아 사무소 및 국제교육훈련연수원(United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Office for Northeast Asia & Global Education and Training Institute, UNDRR ONEA & GETI)는 기후변화와 재난에 강한 사회로 거듭나는 것을 목표로, 전 세계를 대상으로 재해위험경감, 기후변화적응, 그리고 지속가능개발 분야의 방재 전문가단을 육성하기 위하여 2010년 설립되었습니다.

      UNDRR ONEA & GETI는 도시방재를 촉진시키기 위한 기후변화와 재난에 강한 도시 만들기 2030 (Making Cities Resilient, MCR2030) 의 사무국으로써 글로벌 허브의 역할 또한 수행합니다. 

      UNDRR 동북아사무소 (Office for Northeast Asia, ONEA)는 재난 손실 및 위험을 줄이고 센다이 재난위험경감 강령 2015-2030의 이행을 보장하기 위해 대한민국, 중국, 일본, 몽골 및 조선 민주주의 인민 공화국 총 5 개 국가를 지원합니다.

      UNDRR 국제교육훈련연수원 (Global Education and Training Institute, GETI)2015-2030 센다이재해위험경감강령 실천 지원과 재해위험경감, 기후변화적응, 그리고 지속가능한 개발을 위한 방재 역량 개발을 제공하고; 도시 복원력 증진을 위한 도시간 학습을 진행 및 지원하고 (기후변화와 재난에 강한 도시 만들기); 복원력 문제를 다루는 국가 교육 기관의 역량 개발을 지원하는 등 다양한 교육 훈련 사업을 전세계적으로 수행합니다.