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Bapon Dives into Climate Resilience in Cozumel, Mexico
01 June 2017 09:29
2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Cancun, Mexico. IRDR organized its Science Committee (SC) meeting before the platform in the beautiful city Cancun. Beside Global Platform, our SC member Dr Bapon Fakhruddin visited Cozumel and was rewarded with a Mayoral award of apprecia...
ICoE-CCOUC delivered two presentations in IGNITE stage of Global Platform
26 May 2017 15:27
The IGNITE stage is a special venue at the entrance of the 2017 Global Platform conference centre where selected participants are allowed 15 minutes to present a disaster risk reduction topic, project or initiative. Its aim is to widen the array of topics that are discussed at the Global Platform be...
IRDR welcomes new International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk from SEI and updated its network map
25 May 2017 14:28
At its recent 17th meeting, convened in Cancun, Mexcio, the IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) reviewed the proposal submitted by Stockholm Environment Institute(SEI) to establish an IRDR International Centre of Excellence (ICoE) on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk (ICoE-TDDR). And it has bee...
Professor Gordon McBean of Canada announced as Winner of the 62nd International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize by the World Meteorological Organization
22 May 2017 11:32
The World Meteorological Organization, the United Nations System’s authoritative voice on Weather, Climate and Water, has announced that Professor Gordon McBean of Canada as the winner of the 62nd International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize and will receive his award in 2018*. The IMO Pri...
Qianhai Consensus was delivered after the International Symposium on Integrated Governance of Large-scale Disaster and Economic Risks
15 May 2017 17:55
The International Symposium on Integrated Governance of Large-scale Disaster and Economic Risks, held 13-14 May 2017 in Qianhai, Shenzhen, China. This symposium was co-sponsored by 1) Beijing Normal University, 2) Qianhai Shenzhen-Hongkong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen and 3)...
2017 AI-SOCD: Call for application
28 April 2017 14:52
[Announcement]Apply by 8 May 2017 for this capacity building opportunity in Taipei on the systems approach to facilitate multidisciplinary and participatory science for detecting and monitoring air pollution disasters in Asia-Pacific region.Systems thinking and systems approach is essential to ident...
IRDR Young Scientists Programme: Call for application (2nd Batch)
19 April 2017 14:01
Last winter, IRDR started the IRDR Young Scientists Programme. We finally selected 41 excellent young researchers to join IRDR family in the first batch.Now the 2nd batch has opened up for application. Young researchers are encouraged to apply for IRDR Young Scientists from now. The application dead...
4th Young Earth Scientists Congress: Call for submission
18 April 2017 09:51
The YES Network is an international association of early-career geoscientists who are primarily under the age of 35 years and are from universities, geoscience organizations and companies from across the world. The YES Network was formed as a result of the International Year of Planet Earth in 2007....
International Conference on Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture: Call for registration
17 April 2017 10:45
International Conference on Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture (OFSA), jointly organized by Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) & Centre for Environment and Economic Development (CEED), will be held on 2nd-3rd June, 2017 in India. The venue is M S Swaminathan Hall Ori...
IRDR SC Member Bapon Fakhruddin was interviewed by Engineering Insight
06 April 2017 10:26
IRDR SC Member Bapon Fakhruddin was interviewed by Engineering Insight, the report was on April/May 2017, Vol 18/2.In this interview, Dr Bapon Fakhruddin MIPENZ discusses why global expertise is the key to climate resilience.“ I can catalogue in my mind: ‘Okay, I saw a similar problem in Sri Lanka,...