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UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States is looking for a consultant "on-site" with expertise in information management and advocacy actions.

UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States is looking for a consultant "on-site" with expertise in information management and advocacy actions. this assignment is based in UNISDR Cairo office with focus on strengthening information management on disaster risk reduction trends, news, contacts and developments in the Arab Region.
News briefs

Luxembourg and UNISDR sign cooperation agreement

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Reduction, Margareta Wahlström, and Luxembourg’s Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Marie-Josée Jacobs, today signed a four-year Cooperation Agreement.
Press release

12th Civil Defence World Conference - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

25 Jun 2001 Statements & speeches

UN panel discussion on "Natural disasters, preparedness and response" - statement by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

11 Jul 2001 Statements & speeches

ECOSOC: Implementation of ISDR - statement by Kenzo Oshima, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

25 Jul 2001 Statements & speeches

2001 UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction ceremony - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

Mr. Goldammer, we are pleased to hand over to you, as the representative of the Global Fire Monitoring Centre of Freiburg, Germany, the UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction for the excellent work carried out by GFMC in the field of wildfire reduction, together with a cheque of 50,000 USD which will, hopefully contribute to pursue your efforts of investigation for an increased protection of populations against the impact of disasters.
10 Oct 2001 Statements & speeches

5th session of the Conference to Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

10 Oct 2001 Statements & speeches

2nd Asian meeting on the UNISDR - statement by Kenzo Oshima, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

24 Jan 2002 Statements & speeches

World Meteorological Day: reducing vulnerability to weather and climate extremes - statement by Kenzo Oshima, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

22 Mar 2002 Statements & speeches

Germany’s Global Fire Monitoring Centre Receives United Nations Sasakawa Award For Disaster Reduction

The United Nations has awarded the United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction to the Global Fire Monitoring Centre (GFMC), Fire Ecology Research Group, Max Planck Institute of Freiburg University, Germany, for its outstanding work in the field of wildfire prevention.
7 Oct 2002 News briefs

Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

16 Jan 2003 Statements & speeches

The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction celebrates World Water Day 2003

22 Mar 2003 Press release

Information Note: October 2002-March 2003

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas between October 2002 and March 2003.
1 May 2003 News briefs

Heat wave in Europe in 2003: new data shows Italy as the most affected country

15 Sep 2003 Press release

International Day for Disaster Reduction turns the tide on water-related disasters

8 Oct 2003 Press release

2003 UN Sasakawa Award recognizes global efforts in disaster reduction

Ms. Esther Tadzong of the Global Centre for Compliance, Hazard and Disaster Management in Cameroon is the 2003 UN Sasakawa Laureate for Disaster Reduction for her efforts in raising awareness and promoting community involvement in preparing for imminent disasters.
8 Oct 2003 Press release

Information Note: April-October 2003

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas between April and October 2003.
3 Nov 2003 News briefs

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Reduction

11 Dec 2003 Press release

Can we avoid another Bam tragedy in the future?

9 Jan 2004 Press release

UNDP launch of Global Report "Reducing disaster risk" - speech by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

3 Feb 2004 Statements & speeches

Living with floods: UN guidelines offer decision-makers hope to reduce flood losses

22 Mar 2004 Press release

Public forum on catastrophic floods - statement by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

23 Mar 2004 Statements & speeches

Integrating disaster risk reduction into development: a challenge for the future

4 Apr 2004 Press release

Information Note: November 2003-April 2004

Summary of the work of UNISDR secretariat in its mandated areas from November 2003-April 2004.
3 May 2004 News briefs

20th session of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - address by Salvano Briceno, Director, UNISDR

16 Jun 2004 Statements & speeches

Living with risk: a hundred positive examples of how people are making the world safer

14 Jul 2004 Press release

Cuba: a model in hurricane risk management

1 Sep 2004 Press release

UNESCO International Conference on Education - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

9 Sep 2004 Statements & speeches

254 million people affected by natural hazards in 2003: figures on the rise

16 Sep 2004 Press release

Haiti: poverty generates disasters

24 Sep 2004 Press release
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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