Global Goals campaign announced, UNDP key partner


As world leaders prepare to adopt the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development, the biggest ever collaboration of campaigners, artists, sports stars, performers and companies unite to tell seven billion people in seven days 'It’s Time To Change The World.' On 25th September at the UN, 193 world leaders will adopt the Global Goals to tackle climate change for everyone by 2030 among others...

  • Dominica: Tropical storm Erika highlights gap in early warning


    Margareta Wahlström, head of UNISDR in a message of condolence to the Dominican people said, 'The Sendai Framework has particular relevance for small island states where priorities for action must focus on strengthening disaster risk management, investing in resilient infrastructure, building back better and ensuring that adequate early warning systems are in place for events like this'...

  • Thailand: Agriculture Ministry to map out drought contingency plans

    NNT, Thailand - gov

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has assigned the Department of Agricultural Extension and the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) to map out contingency plans to cope with drought. In response to the recent prolonged dry season, the department will work out a contingency plan for farmers to use as guidelines in the event of drought...

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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

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Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology

1st formal session:
29-30 Sep 2015
informal session:
28 Sep 2015
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