Community announcements

Announcements from and for the global disaster risk reduction community.

These news articles request for your engagement as a member of the DRR community and invite you to participate in a specific effort or event.

Community announcement
IRDR ICoE-SEADPRI-UKM, the Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, is convening a training workshop on Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction on 18-20 September 2018 in Penang, Malaysia. The training is designed to build the capacity of scientists from Malaysia and the region on hazards assessment for disaster risk reduction.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Community announcement
A training course will be held from October 1-5, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan, and will focus on all aspects of earthquake hazard and risk assessment. Participants at the Master and PhD level, post-docs, and young-career candidates from academia, practitioners, and policy communities from East and Southeast Asia are invited to apply by August 31st.
UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
Community announcement
GNDR invites applications for implementing Views from the Frontline 2019 as National Coordinating Organisations. VFL 2019 will be implemented in 50 countries across Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. It will capture the local perspectives on resilience, but also monitor the extent to which local actors are included in resilience planning.
Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction
Community announcement
The 4th European Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) conference will explore how people and businesses are preparing for the challenge of climate change. The abstract and session submission is between 09 July and 10 October 2018, and registration opens 25 September 2018.
European Commission
Community announcement
As part of its commitment to ensuring an inclusive approach to the Global Platform, UNISDR invites interested Governments, UN system and stakeholder representatives to help shape the substantive sessions by joining Organizing Teams. The application process is open from 6 June until 20 June, and selected applicants will be contacted during the week of 25-29 June.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
UNISDR has launched the official Call for Papers to contribute to the UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 (GAR19). This flagship report is a vehicle to show-case Member States progress towards the implementation of the Sendai Framework, to assess global risk trends, and to present innovative research and knowledge to enhance understanding of disaster risk in all its dimensions, thereby supporting risk reduction efforts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
The production of the United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 (GAR19) is underway. As part of its development process, UNISDR will launch a call for contributing papers. Further information on the main chapters and themes and guidance for the submission of abstracts will be provided on May 15th 2018.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
As per the Principle Recommendations in the Expert Meeting on the Global Risk Assessment Framework in support of the Sendai Framework, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement, UNISDR invites Expressions of Interest to put forward nominations for consideration to be selected to join the Expert Group.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
Interested participants have until 30 March 2018 to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the International Symposium on Communicating Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies to the Public, to be held in Vienna, Austria, from 1 to 5 October 2018.
International Atomic Energy Agency
Community announcement
The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) is starting to prepare the second Report in the "Science for Disaster Risk Management" flagship series, to be finalised by the end of 2020. In order to ensure a participated, holistic and transparent selection process, the DRMKC has the pleasure to open this public Call for Expression of Interest from Authors, Reviewers and Advisors wishing to contribute.
European Commission Joint Research Centre

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