News & Events
Third Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva, Switzerland
21 June 2011 05:50
The Third Session of the Global Platform convened May 8-13, 2011 and brought together disaster risk reduction, recovery and reconstruction experts. Over 2,000 policy makers and practitioners, from government, international organizations, NGOs, academia, and the private sector from both developing an...
Gi4DR, Antalya, Turkey
21 June 2011 05:50
During the Gi4DM 2011 (GeoInformation for Disaster Management) May 3 – 8 in Antalya, Turkey a mini-symposium “Natural Hazards and Disaster Risks in the Middle East Region” was held. This symposium was a part of the ENHANS project. It provided an opportunity to discuss and analyze major topics relate...
21 June 2011 05:49
It is our great pleasure to announce that the ICSU Committee on Science Planning and Review (CSPR) awarded the IRDR IPO one of the 2011 Annual Grants. The proposal by IRDR entitled “Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Workshop” has been awarded Euro €30,000. The grant is to promote integrated disa...
IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting, Paris, France
20 June 2011 05:49
The fifth meeting of the Scientific Committee was held on the 27 – 29 April, 2011 in Paris, France at the ICSU Secretariat. The meeting included updates from the co-sponsors, development of a sub-committee for the IRDR Conference (which will be held in October 2011), briefings from IRDR National Co...
ICSU Vice President Ms Reiko Kuroda visits Beijing, China
20 June 2011 05:47
On April 19th, Vice President of ICSU (International Counsel for Science) Ms Reiko Kuroda joined the IRDR International Programme Office, Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Centre for Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE) for a meet-and-greet.Representatives from the...
Symposium on International Scientific Data Sharing, Washington D.C., USA
19 June 2011 05:46
The Board of Research Data and Information (BRDI) at the U.S. National Academies co-sponsored a free two-day symposium on The Case for International Scientific Data Sharing: A Focus on Developing Countries, on April 18-19, 2011, in Washington, D.C. at the National Academies Keck Center. The symposiu...
ENHANS International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk, Pretoria, South Africa
19 June 2011 05:37
On January 17 – 20, 2011 the organizing committee for ENHANS (Extreme Natural Hazards and Societal Implications) invited researchers from all over the world to attend a workshop in Pretoria, South Africa on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disasters in Africa, which was co-sponsored by the International...
IRDR Conference 2011 Registration Page
15 May 2011 11:23
Dear all, to register for the October Conference 2011 please visit the following link:https://www.ciccst.net/conf/visitor/confmanagee.asp?cnfid=1001
CEODE Grand Opening March 16th, 2011
17 March 2011 11:21
It is the IRDR IPO’s great pleasure to congratulate Prof. Guo and CEODE on this most special occasion. When International Council for Science, the International Social Science Council and the U.N. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction created IRDR they chose CEODE through international selec...