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IPCC SREX related events

Total number of events: 17

Date Title Location
09-12 Nov 2009IPCC First lead authors meeting: Special Report - managing the risk of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation
Organization: IPCC

At its 38th session (24-25 November 2008), the IPCC Bureau decided to conduct a scoping meeting, to provide support for a future decision on whether to endorse the Special Report. The Bureau requested that the meeting produce a scoping paper describing process, objectives, and an annotated outline. The outcome of the meeting provided guidance to the 39th session of the Bureau and the 30th session of the IPCC (20-23 April 2009), where it was decided...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/11610

Panama (Panama)
07-08 Jan 2010Regional seminar, special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation (SREX)
Organization: ADPC

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center is organizing a regional preparatory meeting for the upcoming SREX authors meeting in Hanoi in March 2010. The meeting, which is co-hosted by the Working Group II of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with financial support from the Government of Norway, will take place from 7-8 January 2010 at Hotel Plaza Athenee, Bangkok Thailand. Working Group II...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/12101

Thailand (Bangkok)
22-25 Mar 2010IPCC Special report on 'Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' lead authors meeting
Organization: IPCC

At its 38th session (24-25 November 2008), the IPCC Bureau decided to conduct a scoping meeting, to provide support for a future decision on whether to endorse the Special Report. The Bureau requested that the meeting produce a scoping paper describing process, objectives, and an annotated outline. The outcome of the meeting provided guidance to the 39th session of the Bureau and the 30th session of the IPCC (20-23 April 2009), where it was decided...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/12721

Viet Nam (Hanoi)
25-28 Oct 2010IPCC Special report on 'Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' lead authors meeting
Organization: IPCC

Third meeting of the Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, and Review Editors of the IPCC Special Report on 'Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation'.

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/12728

Switzerland (Geneva)
25-28 Oct 2010IPCC Third lead authors meeting: Special report - managing the risk of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation
Organization: IPCC

At its 38th session (24-25 November 2008), the IPCC Bureau decided to conduct a scoping meeting, to provide support for a future decision on whether to endorse the Special Report. The Bureau requested that the meeting produce a scoping paper describing process, objectives, and an annotated outline. The outcome of the meeting provided guidance to the 39th session of the Bureau and the 30th session of the IPCC (20-23 April 2009), where it was decided...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/11613

Switzerland (Geneva)
25-28 Oct 2010Third lead author's meeting: IPCC report on 'Managing the risks of extreme events & disasters to advance climate change adaptation
Organization: IPCC

The World Meterological Organization (WMO) is hosting the Third Lead Authors Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, 25-28 October 2010. The Vietnam National University, Hanoi, with financial support from the Government of Norway, hosted the Second Lead Authors Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, 22-25 March 2010. The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute hosted the First Lead Authors Meeting in Panama City, Panama, 9-12 November 2009. As is IPCC practice, only...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/15485

Switzerland (Geneva)
14-19 Nov 2011First joint session of working groups I and II and thirty-fourth session of the IPCC
Organization: IPCC

Main agenda item of the First Joint Session of Working Groups I and II will be acceptance and approval of the IPCC Special Report on "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” and its Summary for Policymakers (SPM). The Session will begin at 10:00 hours on Monday, 14 November 2011. After action by the First Joint Session of Working Groups I and II the SPM of the Special Report and the underlying...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23451

Uganda (Kampala)
24 Nov 2011Managing disasters in a changing climate: Introducing the IPCC 'Special report on extreme events'
Organization: ODI

Coming only days before the start of the Durban climate change negotiations, this event will examine findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) "Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)". Written over two years and involving nearly 200 authors and many hundreds of reviewers, the report provides a unique insight into the future of disasters in a changing climate...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23400

United Kingdom (London )
24-25 Jan 2012Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation
Organization: Klif, Norway - gov; DSB, Norway - gov; Uni of Oslo

• January 24 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is in Oslo to present the key findings in the latest report of the panel. The event will open with a press conference with Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chair of the IPCC, and Norway’s Minister of Environment and International Development, Mr Erik Solheim. Dr Chris Field, Co-Chair of the IPCC Working Group II and several Coordinating Lead Authors of the report, including Dr Karen O’Brien...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24778

Norway (Oslo)
30 Mar 2012IPCC special report on managing the risks of extreme weather events
Organization: IPCC

Background In recent years, extreme weather and climate events have taken many lives and caused billions of dollars in economic losses. Is climate change leading to increases in the number and severity of extreme events? How do social and environmental factors interact with weather and climate events to create disasters? And what can be done to make societies more resilient to extremes? A Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25880

Switzerland (Geneva)
18-19 Apr 2012Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series
Organization: IPCC

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report. Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including: - Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX) - Observations and projections of extremes - Impacts, losses - Risk management options - Towards and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26325

Cuba (Havana)
20 Apr 2012Resilience dialogue to build resilience in communities and countries around the world
Organization: GFDRR; WB

Rapid urbanization and climate change are reshaping and exacerbating disaster risk. Together, they have added urgency to the task of building resilience in communities and countries around the world. High-profile representatives of developing and donor countries join senior officials from development and humanitarian organizations to discuss how to prepare for a changing world. Opening remarks - Mahmoud Mohieldin, Managing Director, the World Bank...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26361

United States of America
26-27 Apr 2012Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series
Organization: IPCC

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report. Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including: - Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX) - Observations and projections of extremes - Impacts, losses - Risk management options - Towards and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26325

China (Beijing)
02-03 May 2012Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series
Organization: IPCC

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report. Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including: - Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX) - Observations and projections of extremes - Impacts, losses - Risk management options - Towards and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26325

India (Delhi)
04 May 2012Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series
Organization: IPCC

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report. Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including: - Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX) - Observations and projections of extremes - Impacts, losses - Risk management options - Towards and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26325

Thailand (Bankgkok)
09-10 May 2012Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series
Organization: IPCC

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report. Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including: - Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX) - Observations and projections of extremes - Impacts, losses - Risk management options - Towards and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26325

Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
18-19 Jun 2012Managing the regional risks of climate extremes and disasters: learning from the IPCC Special Report - event series
Organization: IPCC

This series of outreach events aims to inform stakeholders about the possible impacts of and options for managing the risks of climate extremes and disasters by region, as assessed in the IPCC Special Report. Each two-day event will cover a range of topics, including: - Extremes, exposure and vulnerability in the context of the Special Report (SREX) - Observations and projections of extremes - Impacts, losses - Risk management options - Towards and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26325

Senegal (Dakar)