Events

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
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The 8th Central Africa Platform brought together approximately 90 participants, including national disaster risk reducation (DRR) focal points, national climate focal points, and national meteorology focal points, to take stock of progress on disaster risk reduction across the region.

The 8th Central Africa Platform brought together approximately 90 participants, including from national governments and civil society, to take stock of progress on disaster risk reduction across the region.
Bangkok, Thailand
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From July 22-24, 2019, 60 participants representing 8 South Asian countries gathered in Bangkok, Thailand for the South Asia Regional Workshop on Emergency Operations Centers.

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UR Caribbean will be held from May 27 – June 1, 2019 at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus’ Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination. The week-long event consists of three conference days of plenaries, technical sessions and cultural activities, followed by two days of workshops and side events. It also provides space for multimedia exhibits and bilateral meetings throughout the week.

UR Caribbean will be held from May 27 – June 1, 2019 at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus’ Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination. The week-long event consists of three conference days of plenaries, technical sessions and cultural activities, followed by two days of workshops and side events. It also provides space for multimedia exhibits and bilateral meetings throughout the week.
Geneva, Switzerland
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Join us May 13-14 in Geneva for the next World Reconstruction Conference

Come to WRC4 to renew and accelerate efforts towards realizing inclusive recovery process. This conference will discuss the challenges and inherent biases in the process of recovery, the reasons for which certain population groups are systematically excluded, and how we can change this.
Geneva, Switzerland
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Dozens of practitioners from small island states are coming together to share lessons learned on climate and disaster resilience on the sidelines of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC) and UNISDR’s 2019 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019).

World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC
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See presentations from a 3-day learning course on strengthening hydromet services in World Bank-funded operations, as well as cooperation with development partners, private sector, academia and more.

Beirut, Lebanon
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This conference provided an opportunity to learn from regional and global experiences in urban resilience to tackle the challenges that Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) cities face. It sought to lay the foundation for a joint understanding of resilience solutions by gathering city, national, and sub-national level officials, experts, and other shareholders and stakeholders from around the MENA region.
CoP 24 EU Pavilion, Katowice, Poland
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World Bank Main Complex Atrium, Washington, DC
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Development professionals from around DC joined us on November 14 at World Bank HQ to learn about ways to get involved with the global mapping community!

Join us on November 14 at World Bank HQ to learn about how you can get involved with the global mapping community!
Port Vila, Vanuatu
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URf Pacific will bring together policy-makers, financial risk managers, and development partners to strengthen regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk finance, to share lessons on communicating risk to technical and policy audiences, and to offer learning opportunities across five core themes that are integral to financial resilience.

URf Pacific will bring together policy-makers, financial risk managers, and development partners to strengthen regional collaboration on climate and disaster risk finance, to share lessons on communicating risk to technical and policy audiences, and to offer learning opportunities across five core themes that are integral to financial resilience.