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The Fall 2020 Consultative Group (CG) meeting of GFDRR, chaired by the Government of India and the World Bank, will take place virtually through Webex on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

The third edition of Deep Tech Summit is a convening of thought-leaders and industry practitioners who are committed to harnessing science and technology innovation to help the world emerge more resilient and sustainable after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Partnership Forum is one of the bodies of the InsuResilience Global Partnership. Its annual meeting, the Global Partnership Forum, is the largest gathering of members from across the globe. The event brings together all members and partners of the InsuResilience Global Partnership – from governments to representatives of international organizations, civil society, the private sector and academia. It serves as a platform to exchange experience and knowledge and raise awareness about risk finance and insurance by engaging all stakeholders of the Partnership in an inclusive way. 

Bringing together the 10,000-strong UR community of disaster risk experts & practitioners.

The TechEmerge Resilience India Matchmaking Event brings together members of different Indian Government Disaster Management Authorities with technology innovators handpicked by a global jury of subject matter experts - in order to find solutions and address some of the biggest challenges in Disaster Management and Resilience, especially in a COVID-19 environment.

The World Bank and Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery will discuss their new tool to overlay conflict and disaster risks in order to help practitioners and governments to build disaster resilience in fragile states. Participants will have an opportunity to see a trial of the tool and discuss potential uses around the world.
 

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Understanding Risk (UR) British Columbia 2020 is a collaborative symposium that will foster place-based risk reduction strategies to proactively enhance resilience and improve disaster recovery pathways in BC.

This session from the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Yuko Arai, an Urban Specialist at the World Bank, Hiroyuki Fujita, Chief Resilience Officer of Kyoto City, and Dr. Joseph Runzo-Inada PhD, Chief Resilience Officer & Head of Strategic Planning, City of Toyama, Japan.

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A virtual workshop and launch of the Regional Report on DRM and Cultural Heritage for Central America and the Dominican Republic.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Dr.-Ing. Wiwandari Handayani, Associate Professor, Dept of Urban & Regional Planning, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia; Jagan Shah, Senior Infrastructure Advisor, DFID-India Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs; and Judy Baker, Global Lead and Lead Economist, Urban, DRM, Resilience and Land, The World Bank.

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