This first Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction after the advent of the Sendai Framework will be hosted by the Government of India in November 2016. As a follow-up from the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference outcome (2014) and as a requirement of the Sendai Framework, the intended outcome of the conference in India will be to adopt an ‘Asia Regional Plan for Implementation of the Sendai Framework’.
This conference provides a forum for researchers, academicians and practitioners whom have been actively engaged and in aligned to improve on understanding of flood events and approaches to response, recovery and resilience based solution. Continue reading →
The 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held on 23-24 August 2016, in Bangkok Thailand. The Conference will be organised by the Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute (HAII), a public organisation under Thailand’s Ministry of Science and Technology, and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). They will be supported by UNISDR’s Asian Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG), Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), Future Earth, a research initiative on global environment change and sustainability, and other scientific organisations and networks. Continue reading →