Over 70 researchers, policy makers and practitioners attended to Bogor Workshop and explore how a focus on ecosystem management can integrate DRR and CCA on four main thematic areas.
“The research needs identified by the workshop will have direct relevance to policy and decision-making” stated Fabrice Renaud.
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As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action.
The Conference provides an opportunity to discuss multi-hazard risks and multi-disciplinary research on changing hydro-meteorological risks and their effects on planning strategies. Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction is one of the Conference topics.
Dates: 18-19 November 2014
Venue: Padua, Italy
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In 2014, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), through its Global Universities Partnership on Environment for Sustainability (GUPES), and Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS), Germany, will launch the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems.
PEDRR is holding two side events at IDRC Davos 2014. The first entitled ‘Bridging DRR and CCA Through Ecosystems Management‘ will be held on Tuesday, August 26 2014, from 18:15 – 19:45.
We are also launching our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate on Tuesday, August 26 2014, from 19:45 – 20:00 hours
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