News & Events
Opportunity: ICSU is hiring a Science Officer
23 June 2016 16:15
ICSU is hiring a Science Officer! Vacancy: Science Officer (ICSU Latin America/Caribbean) The ICSU Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, which will move to its new host country El Salvador in August, is recruiting a Science Officer. Location: San Salvador, El Salvador. Closing d...
1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction
22 June 2016 13:55
The 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction, Science-Policy Dialogue for Implementation of the Sendai Framework will be held at Bangkok, 23-24 August 2016. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 heralds a shift from managing disasters to managing r...
Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa
13 June 2016 14:50
As part of its mission to support integrated, solutions-oriented science globally, the International Council for Science (ICSU) has signed a 5-year agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) for a 5 million euro programme to strengthen research capacity for sustai...
IRDR Iran National Committee will hold and organize 7th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2016) during 1-4 October 2016
06 June 2016 09:21
The 7th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2016), entitled "Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society" with focus on "Natural Hazards and Disasters, Water and Climate Change" will be held in the historical city of Isfahan, Iran...
Rajib Shaw appointed Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk programme
01 June 2016 11:02
Rajib Shaw, Executive Director of IRDR.Previously, Shaw was a Professor in the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies of Kyoto University, Japan. He has extensive experience in disaster risk reduction (DRR) research and has worked closely with local communities, NGOs, governments and intern...
The Workshop Co-sponsored by IRDR ICoE on Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics Calls for Abstracts
23 May 2016 09:45
IRDR ICoE on Vulnerability and Resilience Metricsis is co-organizing a workshop on the dynamics of risk and vulnerability with the University of Salzburg, EURAC Research and UNU-EHS. This workshop will be held at University of Salzburg, from Wednesday, 21. September (late afternoon) to Friday, 23. S...
Exciting News: The 2016 Sergey Soloviev Medal is awarded to IRDR Science Committee Vice-Chair Irasema ALCÁNTARA-AYALA
20 April 2016 10:50
IRDR Science Committee Vice-Chair Irasema Alcántara-Ayala has been awarded the 2016 Sergey Soloviev Medal for her contribution to the basic knowledge of natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of disasters in developing countries.Dr. Alcántara-Ayala is an outstanding expert in natural hazard a...
UNISDR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SENDAI FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION 2015-2030
08 April 2016 09:47
From 27-29 January 2016, UNISDR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SENDAI FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION 2015-2030 was held in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference successfully launched the Science and Technology Partnership, and crystallized an agenda for the scien...
End-to-End-to-End Early Warning System- A talk in the University of Auckland
07 April 2016 10:50
Bapon (shm) Fakhruddin, member of IRDR’s Scientific Committee, gave a public talk to the University of Auckland on “End-to-End-to-End Early Warning System.” For more information, please click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51WyzzmjDAg
Heartening News: the online library for Disaster Risk is available!
21 March 2016 09:28
The UNISDR Library for Disaster Risk is available online. Please click here: http://lib.riskreductionafrica.org/