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Events related to Sustainable Development & DRR

Total number of events: 36

Date Title Location
24-28 Oct 201611th African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment International Conference (AARSE2016)
Organization: AARSE, MAK

About: The conference is timely and has been designed to harness geospatial technologies to address the post -2015 global development agenda. Therefore, the issues in the AR5 IPCC report, the Senda...


Uganda (Kampala)
30 May - 01 Jun 201616th Conference of the Science Council of Asia: Science for the People - Mobilizing Technologies for Sustainable Development in Asia
Organization: NASSL, NSF

About: The annual Science Council of Asia (SCA) conference is held on a rotational basis so that each member country/region can actively participate in and contribute to the SCA. The annual confere...


Sri Lanka (Colombo)
05-06 May 2016Climate Action 2016: Catalyzing a Sustainable Future
Organization: UMD

Climate change is the defining issue of our age; a robust, multi-sector response will be required to pivot societies toward a more sustainable future for all. Our understanding of climate change is ra...


United States of America (College Park, Maryland)
02-04 May 2016GIS for a Sustainable World Conference
Organization: GEO, Environ Systems Research Inst, UNOSAT

About Formerly called the GIS for the United Nations and International Community Conference, this revamped event explores how Esri’s ArcGIS platform empowers the international community to achieve ...


Switzerland (Geneva)
25-27 Apr 2016Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World
Organization: IHD, WB

About: The Global Conference is guided by the overarching goals of promoting growth and prosperity, ensuring equality and reducing exclusion for sustainable development. Special attention will be p...


India (New Delhi)
17-18 Feb 20162016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations: Transforming Our World - The Role of Youth in the Implementation of the SDGs
Organization: FAF

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations (YA@UN) is a unique platform created to foster dialogue and generate partnerships between exceptional youth, UN high officials and staff, private sector, and c...


United States of America (New York)
25-28 Jan 20162nd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-2016): Saving Lives
Organization: ITU

What is GET-2016? First held in 2007 with the title, “Global Forum on Effective Use of Telecommunications/ICT for Disaster Management: Saving Lives”, the ITU Global Forum on Emergency T...


Kuwait (Kuwait City)
17-19 Nov 2015Seventh Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention
Organization: UNECE

The Meeting will feature a high-level segment that will focus on two key dynamics that will shape the future of the Convention and its activities: the Convention’s opening to all United Nations Memb...


Hungary (Budapest)
26-28 Oct 20152nd Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
Organization: UN DESA, ESCAP

UNISDR is participating in UN DESA's Statistics Division second meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs). The IAEG-SDGs was established by t...


Thailand (Bangkok)
20 Oct 2015Climate resilience: key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Organization: ODI

2015 is a landmark year: governments agreed the Sendai framework on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan in March. In New York in September, they will agree the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs...


United Kingdom (London)
16-18 Oct 2015Plan International Indonesia: IDDR 2015 - Safe School, Climate Change and Urban DRR Exhibition
Organization: Plan International Indonesia

For commemorating the International Day for Disaster Reduction #IDDR2015, Plan International Indonesia alongside with OCHA, UN agency and humanitarian actors as well as academia are taking part in the...


Indonesia (Solo Cenral Java)
25-27 Sep 2015United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015
Organization: UNGA, UN

Sustainable development and disaster risk reduction related news: View all news Sustainable development and disaster risk reduction related documents & publications: View all documents ...


United States of America (New York)
16-19 Aug 20156th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
Organization: Maldives - gov, UNCRD, Japan - gov

The conference is organized on the theme, '3R as an Economic Industry - Next Generation 3R Solutions for a Resource-Efficient Society and Sustainable Tourism Development in Asia and the Pacific'. It w...


Maldives (Male)
20-24 Jul 2015Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda - Seventh and Eighth Sessions
Organization: UNGA

The seventh and eighth sessions of the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda will take place back-to-back from 20-31 July 2015. The sessions are both scheduled to focus on...


(New York)
13-16 Jul 20153rd International Conference on Financing for Development
Organization: UN DESA

 The third International Conference on Financing for Development will gather high-level political representatives, including Heads of State and Government, and Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affa...


Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
26 Jun - 08 Jul 20152015 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Organization: UN DESA

The theme adopted for the 2015 High-level Political Forum is: Strengthening integration, implementation and review - the HLPF after 2015. The High-level Political Forum on sustainable development i...


United States of America (New York)
26-28 May 2015United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation – Global solutions for the challenges of sustainable development in societies at risk
Organization: DLR, UNOOSA, SWF, BMWi

2015 will be a decisive year for the international community paving the way for sustainable development worldwide. Three important processes led by the United Nations are underway leading to three agr...


Germany (Bonn)
06-08 May 2015UNISDR ONEA-GETI, Korean NDTI and KOICA Joint International Training Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development
Organization: UNISDR ONEA-GETI

Background and rationale: Over the past 20 years disasters have affected 4.4 billion people, caused USD 2 trillion of damage and killed 1.3 million people. Natural disasters affected people living ...


Korea, Rep of (Incheon City)
05-07 May 2015Second Session of the Arab High-Level Forum on Sustainable Development
Organization: UNEP, UN-ESCWA, Bahrain - gov, LAS

The Forum will take stock of, exchange views and harmonize regional positions on the progress of negotiations relating to the post-2015 development agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, and wi...


Bahrain (Manama)
26 Jan 2015Closing Ceremony for 2014 International Year of Small Island Developing States
Organization: UN DESA

The International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) highlighted both the challenges that this group of countries face but also the solutions that they bring to the table to address pressin...


United States of America (New York)
17-19 Apr 2013Realizing the future we want in Latin America and the Caribbean towards a post-2015 development agenda/ Realizando el futuro que queremos en América Latina y el Caribe hacia una agenda de desarrollo post-2015
Organization: Mexico - gov

Around 400 representatives from civil society, academia, indigenous peoples and the private sector from 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean gathered at the conference “Realizing the Futu...


Mexico (Guadalajara)
15 Apr 2013The 4th resilience dialogue - Disaster and climate resilience in the post-2015 development framework
Organization: USAID, EU, WB, Japan - gov, GFDRR

Disasters and climate risks were not addressed as part of the original framework of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). However, the painful experience of the past years has shown that resilience...


United States of America (Washington, DC)
08-10 Jan 2013ESCAP/ADB/UNDP Sub-regional workshop on MDGs and post-2015 development agenda for South Asia
Organization: UNDP Asia-Pacific, ESCAP, ADB

The Economic and Social Commission of Asia Pacific (ESCAP), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will organize a consultation workshop with governments, res...


Bangladesh (Dhaka)
03-04 May 2012Millennium Development Goals (MDG) review exhibition and summit
Organization: VRS Media

Since the formation of the MDGs in 2000, world leaders have continuously called on the entire world to play its part in making the MDGs a reality in 2015. The UN describes the eight Millennium Deve...


South Africa (Cape Town)
26-28 Sep 2011International conference on environmental disaster and national development (CEMACON 2011)
Organization: Univ of Nigeria

National Development ratings of nations can be assessed from their level of environmental resource utilization and management. In these attempts of harnessing and utilization of these natural endowmen...


Nigeria (Enugu)
13-15 Jul 2011DRR workshop for establishment and strengthening of regional and national platforms in East African region
Organization: UNISDR AF, EAC, AU

The Africa Union Commission will convene a regional workshop for the East Africa region in collaboration with the East African Community (EAC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ...


Tanzania, United Rep of (Arusha)
09 Jun 2011One day workshop for the national assembly members on disaster risk reduction advocacy
Organization: NDMA

Background The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) organized an Advocacy Training Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for the National Assembly Members on 9th June 2011 at the Paradise...


06-07 Jun 2011Two day workshop for the none state actors on disaster risk reduction advocacy
Organization: NDMA

Background The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) organized an Advocacy Training Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for the None State Actors from the 6th to the 7th of June 2011 at ...


10-11 Feb 2011Two day workshop for the media and security services including the private security on disaster risk reduction advocacy
Organization: NDMA

Background The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) organized an Advocacy Training Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for the Media and Security Services including the Private Security...


25-27 Nov 2010Asian Parliamentarian Network consultative meeting: DRR - an instrument for achieving the Millennium Development Goals
Organization: UNISDR, AFPPD

This consultative meeting has been convened by Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate Committees on Climate Change and Foreign Relations, for Asian parliamentarians to discuss actions that parliam...


Philippines (Manila)
08-09 Oct 2010Berlin Conference 2010: Social dimensions of environmental change and governance
Organization: FFU

Background For decades, the economic costs and, more recently, the potential economic benefits of environmental change and governance have been at the centre of national and international public poli...


Germany (Berlin)
08-10 Jun 2010High-level international conference on the mid-term comprehensive review of the implementation of the International Decade for Action 'Water for life' 2005-2015
Organization: UN-Water

At the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century, as a result of increasing economic, social and environmental pressures and crises, freshwater has moved to the top of the international agend...


Tajikistan (Dushanbe)
24-26 May 20102nd International conference of Eau-Afrique (Africa Water): water and sustainable development in Africa
Organization: Africa Water

This second conference will focus on practical aspects likely to contribute to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as a follow-up to the resources acquired during the 1st International ...


Gabon (Libreville)
04-15 May 2009CSD 17 - 3rd implementation cycle: policy session
Organization: ECOSOC

Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio 1992, sustainable development has remained elusive for many African countries. Poverty is still a major challenge, as ...


United States of America (New York)
26 Nov 2008Policy dialogue on 'Disaster risk reduction: an essential contribution to inclusive education': side event of the 48th session of the international conference on education

A Policy dialogue 'Disaster risk reduction: An essential contribution to inclusive education' will group together ministers in charge of education from selected countries who have demonstrated outstan...


Switzerland (Geneva)
25-28 Feb 2008COHAB 2: second international conference on health and biodiversity 2008
Organization: COHAB Initiative

The Second International Conference on Health and Biodiversity, will take place from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th February 2008 in Galway, Ireland. The conference will aim to advance dialogue and coll...


Ireland (Galway)