An ad hoc working group comprising several members of the IRDR Science Committee (SC) and experts associated with the Programme, prepared a brief to inform the discussions of the United Nations General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals. The OWG will hold its seventh session in New York, from 6-10 January 2014. Issue …

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The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the important post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme. IRDR is an exciting decade-long, internationally integrated, all-hazards research programme bringing together the talents of the natural, social, medical and engineering …

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Good Day Colleagues: The Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM), http://www.cedim.de, now has a call for abstracts for its session, “NH9.2 – Forensic Disaster Analyses” for the European GeoSciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2014. The EGU General Assembly will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 27 April to 2 May 2014. Conveners: Heidi Kreibich, …

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE EXTENDED 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability” Date: 7-9 June 2014 Beijing, China Venue: China National Convention Center (CNCC), No.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100105 China We invite submissions of abstracts from researchers, politicians, practitioners, funding agencies and disaster risk reduction-related organisations …

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2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability” Date: 7-9 June 2014 Beijing, China Venue: China National Convention Center (CNCC), No.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100105 China We invite submissions of abstracts from researchers, politicians, practitioners, funding agencies and disaster risk reduction-related organisations to discuss and develop ways …

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22-24 October 2013, Taipei Sponsored by IRDR International Center of Excellence – Taipei & organized by International START Secretariat The Young Scientists’ Conference on Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, Future Earth, and Sustainability offers a prestigious platform for selected young scientists from Taiwan and Southeast Asia to present their research findings to one another and to leading scientists …

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The IRDR programme is pleased to announce it is now accepting nominations for new members of the IRDR Scientific Committee (SC). Candidates’ research areas should be closely related to the challenges of natural and human-induced hazards, capacity building, development of case studies, data management and monitoring hazards, risks and disasters. Based on the composition of …

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(Beijing, China, 14 June 2013) — Prof David Johnston, Chair of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Scientific Committee (SC), gave a lecture on the “Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and its Impacts” today to an avid audience of scientists, other staff members and students from the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), the …

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The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the important post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme, which is becoming vacant on 30 November 2013. IRDR is an exciting decade-long, internationally integrated, all-hazards …

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