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
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 (UNDRR)
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 (UNDRR)
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 (UNDRR)
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 (UNDRR)
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
Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is inviting its partners, institutions and people interested in Disasters Risk Reduction from the Americas to share their Good Practices of the Private Sector in Disaster Risk Reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Community announcement
In 2016, IRDR started the IRDR Young Scientists Programme o promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs based research which makes science-policy and science-practice linkages stronger.The 3rd batch is now open for application. Young researchers are encouraged to apply before Feb 28, 2018.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Community announcement
The Australian Disaster Resilience Conference will explore the importance of individual and community effort at the grassroots level of disaster resilience, through to the enabling conditions of governance, investment and strong public policy that are required to support and foster disaster resilience, and effective recovery for those affected by disaster.
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience

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