Advocacy & Media

A person is taking a photograph on their phone of a plant.
The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), through The Resilience Knowledge Coalition, is hosting a social media competition in the lead-up to the Resilience Hub at COP27.
It’s a problem almost as old as time, and a frustration that’s familiar to anyone who has tried communicating with a spouse, a child or a friend: You think your words are clear, but they seem to hear something different than you intended.
Arlington, VA; Burlington, VT; Remote
Closing date
The Climate Communications Advisor is responsible for the design, management, and expansion of public outreach and project communications functions. The deadline is 31 October 2022.
Cover and title of publication
The goal of this report is to take stock of the early behavioural sciences literature on COVID-19 misinformation as well as provide a snapshot of the narratives of COVID-19 misinformation and the prevalence and spread of this misinformation.
announcement sing 2
UNDRR with the financial support from the European Union, announces the “Sing for Resilience” musical contest for countries based in Central Asia to mark this year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.
connecting technology
An EU-backed project is developing a suite of learning materials on the use of social media and crowdsourcing (SMCS) in disasters. The resources will improve European resilience.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Closing date
The program is looking to recruit a qualified consultant as a Communication Advisor to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The deadline is 30 September 2022.
Concern Worldwide – a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance – has been undertaking collaborations and dialogues with journalists in Bangladesh.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Libreville (Gabon)
Way before COVID, in 2005 the World of Warcraft game developers accidentally introduced an extremely virulent highly contagious disease into this game which then spread to infect the whole fantasy world and caused a virtual pandemic.