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IRDR Young Scientist Authors Book on Disaster Risk Governance
06 September 2017 11:33
IRDR Young Scientist Dr. Indrajit Pal, a member of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT, Thailand),  has co-edited a book titled “Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues.” The 19-chapter book, published by Springer provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk red...
Call for Application: International Training Workshop on Integrated Risk Assessment Methods Using Spatial and Social Vulnerability Data for Disaster Risk Reduction Digital Belt and Road Initiative (DBAR) – Disaster Theme (11th December– 15th December, 2017)
28 August 2017 16:46
I.Background and ObjectivesIn response to the needs of developing countries along Belt and Road in disaster risk reduction to tackle the natural and human-induced environmental disaster, “Digital Belt and Road” Initiative (DBAR), jointly with Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Internationa...
IRDR’s Science Committee Member and Co-Chair for RIA Dr Bapon (Shm) Fakhruddin Took Centre Stage at the Pacific Meteorology Council and Emphasized End-to-End Impact Based Early Warning System for Risk Communication and Interpretation
22 August 2017 13:51
Better community engagement of at-risk communities, with a particular focus on the disabled, was up for discussion at the Fourth Pacific Meteorological Council and second Pacific Meteorological Ministers Meeting (PMMM) held in Honiara, Solomon Islands.IRDR’s Science Committee Member and Co-Chair for...
Professor Rajib Shaw, Ex-IRDR Executive Director and advisor to IRDR IPO visited Dr. Amod Dixit, Executive Director of ICoE NSET along with three IRDR young scientists
11 August 2017 10:28
On August 10th, Professor Rajib Shaw, Ex-IRDR Executive Director and advisor to IRDR IPO visited Dr. Amod Dixit, Executive Director of ICoE NSET (National Society for Earthquake Technology) Nepal along with three IRDR young scientists: Dr. Basanta Adhikari, Mr. Suraj Gautam, both from Tribhuvan Univ...
IRDR Young scientists in São Paulo Brazil
27 July 2017 09:40
From July 3 to 15 Ximena Roncancio (Colombia) Armand Kablam (Cote D 'Ivoire) Khalid Bahaudin (Bangladesh) and Antonethe Castaneda (Guatemala), members of Young scientists of IRDR participated in  São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Climate Change: Scientific basis, adaptation, vulnerability and...
Prof. Rajib Shaw and Prof. Ailsa Holloway are comfirmed as UNISDR STAG new members
12 July 2017 11:57
UNISDR recently announced 21 new members as the Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG) representing institutions and organizations, geographic regions, types of hazards, DRR disciplines, and stakeholders. IRDR ex-Executive Director Prof. Rajib Shaw and ICoE-REaL coordinator Prof. Ailsa Hollowa...
IRDR Young Scientists Programme Welcomed 31 New Members
10 July 2017 10:08
IRDR Young Scientists Programme ended its 2nd call for application on June 30th. In this batch, IRDR decided not to postpone the deadline for the number of applications we received far exceeded the number of fellows we are able to accept.After reviewing all the application materials carefully, IRDR...
Call for application-- Training Workshop on Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction: Communicating with Stakeholders
07 July 2017 11:26
The inaugural Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM) training workshop on “Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction: Communicating with Stakeholders” will be held in conjunction with the National Geoscience Conference 2017 (NGC 2017) organised by the Geological Soci...
Vote for IRDR young scientists' entry in international competition
06 July 2017 09:39
The Best Climate Practices Observatory  is a project of the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG). ICCG is a joint initiative of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Fondazione Giorgio Cini.In the effort to harness the collective brilliance and promote a wide range of valuable propos...
IRDR Young Scientists Contributed to UN MGCY SPI Publication
04 July 2017 10:11
The United Nations Major Group for Children & Youth (UN MGCY) is the formal, General Assembly mandated space for the meaningful participation of children and youth in intergovernmental and allied sustainable development processes at the UN. It is meant to facilitate the participation of youth in...
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