Implementing the Health Aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – Follow-up on the “Bangkok Principles”

Invitation to a Side Event at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Implementing the Health Aspects of the Sendai Framework for  Disaster Risk Reduction – Follow-up on the “Bangkok Principles”

Friday 15 July 2016
1:15 - 2:30 pm
Conference Room 8
United Nations Headquarters, New York

Please find attached below the invitation in a PDF format.

 

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Call for Contributions: LIVE TO TELL CAMPAIGN: RAISING AWARENESSS, REDUCING MORTALITY

Dear Colleagues, 

 

I am pleased to share with you the concept note (attached below) of the International Disaster Risk Reduction Day 2016 to be held on 13 October under the theme 

LIVE TO TELL CAMPAIGN: RAISING AWARENESSS, REDUCING MORTALITY 

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) wants you to use this opportunity to tell the world what you are doing to implement the Sendai Framework in order to reduce mortality and improve health outcomes from disasters.

TASW Newsletter, June 2016

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Dear TASW network members,

We are pleased to inform you that we are resuming the email updates for Towards a Safer World (TASW) Network. As always the aim is to share with members of the Network the latest updates, experience and innovation, case studies, and best practices of initiatives and projects aimed to strengthen pandemic and disaster preparedness and response.
 
Data are compiled from open-source covering relevant stakeholders and the media to provide a broad overview of developments of relevant strands of work around the world.

You are kindly invited to send us your suggestions and ideas, on both the form and the content of these updates, so we can make this as useful as possible for a wide spectrum of related disciplines, sectors and actors. Grateful for sharing the TASW updates with your colleagues and networks to encourage them to join the Network. Our roster of experts is currently being updated. To join please fill-in this form. 

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UN CC:Learn training opportunities

UN CC:Learn opportunities:
Specialized introductory learning modules on
1)Climate Change and Cities
2)Climate Change and Human Health, which were developed with support from UN-Habitat and WHO respectively. These two modules are self-paced and free of charge.

Participants can also receive a certificate of each module after completing together with UN CC:Learn Introductory Course on Climate Change, which includes a core set of 6 basic modules.

UNISDR Online Dialogue on Substantive Issues: Sign-up now!

As part of its commitment to ensuring extensive and inclusive multi-stakeholder consultations in the preparations of the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (22-26 May 2017, Cancún, México),  the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is pleased to invite interested stakeholders to join an Online Dialogue on “Substantive Issues for the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction – Fifth Session” that will be running from 16 May to 5 June 2016. The registration process for the dialogue will start 9 May 2016.

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