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The Use of Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN) Methodology - Developed by IRDR Programme
16 November 2011 00:36
During the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Conference 2011, which was held from the 31st of October to 2nd of November in Beijing, China, the methodology template on Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN) was launched. IRDR’s executive director, Dr. Jane E. Rovins was interviewed b...
IRDR 2011 Conference - Opening Ceremony Statement by Margareta Wahlström
14 November 2011 07:26
During the Opening Ceremony of IRDR 2011 Conference, Margareta Wahlström, United Nations Secretary General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, made a statement which was broadcasted via a streaming video.To watch the video, click here.
IRDR Conference 2011 came to a close November 2d
03 November 2011 05:36
Dear All,The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Conference 2011 came to a close Wednesday (November 2d) with the announcement of the 2011 Beijing Declaration for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk. IRDR Scientific Committee Chair Sálvano Briceño presented the document to delegates during...
IRDR Conference 2011 Online Registration is CLOSED!
26 October 2011 00:34
If you have missed the online registration for IRDR Conference 2011 you can still register on-site on the 30th of October from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Beijing time!
IRDR Conference 2011 Online Registration Closes in 7 hours!
25 October 2011 08:25
Dear All,Hurry up and register before the closing of online registration!October 25th, 2011 at midnight, Beijing Time.
IRDR Conference 2011 online registration deadline
24 October 2011 00:41
Dear All,IRDR is in the final stages of planning IRDR Conference 2011. If you haven't registered yet please go to http://www.irdrinternational.org/irdr-conference-2011/registration/ and register!Online registration deadline is October 25th, 2011 Beijing time!
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
13 October 2011 02:46
By UN resolution 44/236 (22 December 1989), the General Assembly designated the second Wednesday of October International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction. The International Day was to be observed annually during the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, 1990-1999. By resolution 64/...
Canadian Climate Scientist Elected as Next President of the International Council for Science (ICSU)
11 October 2011 09:19
Congratulations to Prof Gordon McBean!Professor Gordon McBean, an internationally recognized meteorologist and climate change expert, has been named as the future President of the International Council for Science (ICSU). An established member of the ICSU community, McBean was elected by representat...
IRDR Conference 2011 Preparation
20 September 2011 08:56
IRDR IPO is delighted to inform that the preparation for the October 2011 Conference is going great. We are excited to announce that MMe Michaëlle Jean - UNESCO’s Special Envoy for Haiti and a Former Governor General of Canada will be one of the keynote speakers during the conference. Other personal...