On April 19th, Vice President of ICSU (International Counsel for Science) Ms Reiko Kuroda joined the IRDR International Programme Office, Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Centre for Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE) for a meet-and-greet.Representatives from the IRDR IPO, CAST and CEODE made introductions of their organizations, followed by Ms …

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The Board of Research Data and Information (BRDI) at the U.S. National Academies co-sponsored a free two-day symposium on The Case for International Scientific Data Sharing: A Focus on Developing Countries, on April 18-19, 2011, in Washington, D.C. at the National Academies Keck Center. The symposium examined the importance of international scientific data sharing; scientific …

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On January 17 – 20, 2011 the organizing committee for ENHANS (Extreme Natural Hazards and Societal Implications) invited researchers from all over the world to attend a workshop in Pretoria, South Africa on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disasters in Africa, which was co-sponsored by the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), Integrated Research on …

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Dear all, to register for the October Conference 2011 please visit the following link: https://www.ciccst.net/conf/visitor/confmanagee.asp?cnfid=1001

It is the IRDR IPO’s great pleasure to congratulate Prof. Guo and CEODE on this most special occasion. When International Council for Science, the International Social Science Council and the U.N. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction created IRDR they chose CEODE through international selection to host the IPO. CEODE’s role in the Wenchuan Earthquake and …

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BEIJING—The inauguration ceremony for the IRDR International Programme Office (IRDR IPO) was held in Beijing on November 18, 2010. IRDR-IPO will be a platform for disaster risk researchers to participate in international programs and function as an impetus for closer integration and communication between research institutions and governments, according to Deliang Chen, Executive Director of …

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BEIJING—The Fourth Meeting of the Scientific Committee for the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Programme took place November 15-17 in Beijing. The meeting was held to discuss the progress of the programme and lay out future plans. The Scientific Committee is comprised of globally-distinguished researchers and scientists who provide guidance to the IRDR Programme, an …

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BEIJING—A Letter of Cooperation to establish the International Programme Office of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Programme has been signed by the programme’s sponsors and Chinese counterparts. The IRDR co-sponsors—the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)—signed the agreement …

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IRDR China Launched

BEIJING—The inaugural meeting of the Chinese National Committee for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR-China) was held in Beijing on October 8, 2010. IRDR-China is committed to promoting a high level of international exchange and cooperation, making full use of international scientific and technological resources, and enhancing the level of disaster prevention and mitigation. The …

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