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Voices of Youth mapping risk around the globe

14 Mar 2017, WWF

While some mapping is conducted by professionals with sophisticated technical equipment, UNICEF has instead targeted youths as experts in mapping social and environmental risks in communities around the world.[1] The goal behind this initiative is to enhance community engagement and participatory planning to more effectively reduce risk in vulnerable communities.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Secretaria Nacional de Defesa Civil, Ministério da Integração Nacional (SEDEC)
  • Website: http://www.defesacivil.gov.br
  • Contact:Secretario Nacional


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministério das Relações Exteriores
  • Website: http://www.itamaraty.gov.br
  • Phone:005561 34119890
Academic Programmes in Brazil
 


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