DRR Calendar of Events

This is the global disaster risk reduction calendar of events. UNISDR also organizes and participates in various disaster risk reduction events around the world. Want to add your event to the global disaster risk reduction calendar? Click on the link below.

Submit event on PreventionWeb

View All Key 2015 Disaster Risk Reduction Related Events on PreventionWeb
 

2006 and earlier events in All Regions, about All Hazards, All Themes, All Org. Types: 71 (includes all major global events)
AUG 2015
26 Jul - 01 Aug (Week 31)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
27 Jul 2015 - 29 Jul 2015 Twinning on NATECH: Minsk and Viggiano Minsk (Belarus)
 
28 Jul 2015 - 28 Jul 2015 Parliamentary Meeting on Build Back Better in the context of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Recovery Platform

Dhaka (Bangladesh)
 
30 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 2015 2nd Africa Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Conference 2015 (EBAFOSC 2)

United Nations Environment Programme - Headquarters

Nairobi (Kenya)
TRAINING
13 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Gestión Pública ante Riesgo de Desastres

Centro de Desarrollo y Asistencia Técnica en Tecnología para la Organización Pública

 
 
16 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management: Online Certificate Course

Human Rights and Justice Group International

 
 
20 Jul 2015 - 14 Aug 2015 Safe Cities: Online course

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
27 Jul 2015 - 07 Aug 2015 2015 Summer institute for disaster and risk research at the Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University

Beijing (China)
 
27 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 2015 Hands-on Training Workshop for the Latin American and Caribbean Region on Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 
02 - 08 Aug (Week 32)
TRAINING
13 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Gestión Pública ante Riesgo de Desastres (continued)

Centro de Desarrollo y Asistencia Técnica en Tecnología para la Organización Pública

 
 
16 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management: Online Certificate Course (continued)

Human Rights and Justice Group International

 
 
20 Jul 2015 - 14 Aug 2015 Safe Cities: Online course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
27 Jul 2015 - 07 Aug 2015 2015 Summer institute for disaster and risk research at the Beijing Normal University (continued)

Beijing Normal University

Beijing (China)
09 - 15 Aug (Week 33)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
09 Aug 2015 - 09 Aug 2015 International Day of the World's Indigenous People

United Nations Economic and Social Council

Worldwide
 
10 Aug 2015 - 13 Aug 2015 16th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health

The Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health

City of Depok, West Java (Indonesia)
 
10 Aug 2015 - 14 Aug 2015 Training Course on Emergency Planning Management

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
TRAINING
13 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Gestión Pública ante Riesgo de Desastres (continued)

Centro de Desarrollo y Asistencia Técnica en Tecnología para la Organización Pública

 
 
16 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management: Online Certificate Course (continued)

Human Rights and Justice Group International

 
 
20 Jul 2015 - 14 Aug 2015 Safe Cities: Online course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
10 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
11 Aug 2015 - 20 Aug 2015 Addressing Household Food Security in the Context of Changing Climate and Environment

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Siem Reap (Cambodia)
16 - 22 Aug (Week 34)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
16 Aug 2015 - 19 Aug 2015 6th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific

United Nations Centre for Regional Development

Male (Maldives)
TRAINING
13 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Gestión Pública ante Riesgo de Desastres (continued)

Centro de Desarrollo y Asistencia Técnica en Tecnología para la Organización Pública

 
 
16 Jul 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management: Online Certificate Course (continued)

Human Rights and Justice Group International

 
 
10 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
11 Aug 2015 - 20 Aug 2015 Addressing Household Food Security in the Context of Changing Climate and Environment (continued)

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Siem Reap (Cambodia)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
17 Aug 2015 - 26 Aug 2015 7th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Bangkok (Thailand)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 17 Aug 2015 Disaster and Crisis Management: Seminar

MDF Training and Consultancy

Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 21 Aug 2015 Training Course on the Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 21 Aug 2015
(Tentative)
ICT for Disaster Response Nairobi (Kenya)
 
18 Aug 2015 - 20 Aug 2015 Disaster Risk Reduction

MDF Training and Consultancy

Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
23 - 29 Aug (Week 35)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
23 Aug 2015 - 28 Aug 2015 World Water Week 2015

Stockholm International Water Institute

Stockholm (Sweden)
 
24 Aug 2015 - 26 Aug 2015 Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits and Expo

TechConnect

Honolulu (United States of America)
 
28 Aug 2015 - 29 Aug 2015 World Assembly for Women in Tokyo: WAW! Tokyo 2015

Japan - government

Tokyo (Japan)
TRAINING
10 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
17 Aug 2015 - 26 Aug 2015 7th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment (continued)

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Bangkok (Thailand)
 
24 Aug 2015 - 25 Aug 2015 Practising Reflection: Reflective Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

University of Leicester

Turtle Bay, Balaclava (Mauritius)
 
24 Aug 2015 - 24 Aug 2015 Improving Aid Effectiveness under Uncertainties: Concept of Risk and Development Programming

Risk Society

The Hague (Netherlands)
 
24 Aug 2015 - 28 Aug 2015 Training Course on Early Warning Systems Nairobi/Westlands (Kenya)
 
26 Aug 2015 - 26 Aug 2015 Improving Aid Effectiveness under Uncertainties: Risk Landscape and Setting Strategic Priorities

Risk Society

The Hague (Netherlands)
 
28 Aug 2015 - 28 Aug 2015 Improving Aid Effectiveness under Uncertainties: Integrated Risk Management (IRM) Framework

Risk Society

The Hague (Netherlands)
30 Aug - 05 Sep (Week 36)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
31 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 3rd session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP): Bonn Climate Change Conference 2015

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Bonn (Germany) Major event
 
31 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
01 Sep 2015 - 03 Sep 2015 AFAC 15: New Directions in Emergency Management

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council

Adelaide (Australia) UNISDR Event
TRAINING
10 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
31 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi/Westlands (Kenya)
 
01 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Designing & Funding Sustainable Community Based Adaptation Projects

Center for Sustainable Development

Claremont, California (United States of America)
 
04 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 3rd Resilience Academy: Enhancing Resilience to Minimize Loss and Damage - Providing Knowledge for the UNFCCC

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

Munich (Germany)
SEP 2015
30 Aug - 05 Sep (Week 36)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
31 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 3rd session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP): Bonn Climate Change Conference 2015 (continued)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Bonn (Germany) Major event
 
31 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction (continued)

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
01 Sep 2015 - 03 Sep 2015 AFAC 15: New Directions in Emergency Management (continued)

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council

Adelaide (Australia) UNISDR Event
TRAINING
10 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
17 Aug 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
31 Aug 2015 - 04 Sep 2015 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction (continued)

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi/Westlands (Kenya)
 
01 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Designing & Funding Sustainable Community Based Adaptation Projects (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

Claremont, California (United States of America)
 
04 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 3rd Resilience Academy: Enhancing Resilience to Minimize Loss and Damage - Providing Knowledge for the UNFCCC (continued)

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

Munich (Germany)
06 - 12 Sep (Week 37)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
07 Sep 2015 - 09 Sep 2015 46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

(Papua New Guinea) Major event
 
07 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 United Nations/Austria Symposium on Integrated Space Technology Applications for Climate Change

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Graz (Austria)
 
09 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 30th Annual DMISA Conference

Disaster Management Institute of Southern Africa

Western Cape Province (South Africa)
 
12 Sep 2015 - 12 Sep 2015 International Day for South-South Cooperation 2015

United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation

Worldwide
TRAINING
17 Aug 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
01 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Designing & Funding Sustainable Community Based Adaptation Projects (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

Claremont, California (United States of America)
 
04 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 3rd Resilience Academy: Enhancing Resilience to Minimize Loss and Damage - Providing Knowledge for the UNFCCC (continued)

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

Munich (Germany)
 
06 Sep 2015 - 12 Sep 2015 3rd Resilience Academy: Enhancing Resilience to Minimize Loss and Damage - Providing Knowledge for the UNFCCC (continued)

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

Dhaka (Bangladesh)
 
07 Sep 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 EU Disaster Response Law in an International Context

University of Milan

Milan (Italy)
 
07 Sep 2015 - 11 Sep 2015 Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi/Westlands (Kenya)
 
09 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015 Risk Management for Development Organizations: Realizing Strategic Priorities

Risk Society

Washington (United States of America)
 
12 Sep 2015 - 28 Sep 2015 International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2015

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto, Kobe and Tohoku area (Japan)
13 - 19 Sep (Week 38)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
14 Sep 2015 - 16 Sep 2015 23rd Economic and Environmental Forum: Water Governance in the OSCE Area – Increasing Security and Stability Through Co-operation

Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

Prague (Czech Republic)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 16 Sep 2015 United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management: “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction - 2015-2030”

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Beijng (China)
TRAINING
01 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Designing & Funding Sustainable Community Based Adaptation Projects (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

Claremont, California (United States of America)
 
12 Sep 2015 - 28 Sep 2015 International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2015 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto, Kobe and Tohoku area (Japan)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 03 Oct 2015 Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) Online Course

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
14 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Climate change governance

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Wageningen (Netherlands)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Bangkok (Thailand)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 18 Sep 2015 Training Course on Emergency Planning Management

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi/Westlands (Kenya)
 
17 Sep 2015 - 22 Sep 2015 Hands on training programme on “Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage and loss assessment”

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

(China)
20 - 26 Sep (Week 39)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
25 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015 United Nations Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda

United Nations General Assembly

New York (United States of America) Major event
UNISDR Event
TRAINING
01 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Designing & Funding Sustainable Community Based Adaptation Projects (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

Claremont, California (United States of America)
 
12 Sep 2015 - 28 Sep 2015 International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2015 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto, Kobe and Tohoku area (Japan)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 03 Oct 2015 Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
14 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 Climate change governance (continued)

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Wageningen (Netherlands)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 25 Sep 2015 14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate (continued)

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Bangkok (Thailand)
 
17 Sep 2015 - 22 Sep 2015 Hands on training programme on “Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage and loss assessment” (continued)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

(China)
27 Sep - 03 Oct (Week 40)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
25 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015 United Nations Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda (continued)

United Nations General Assembly

New York (United States of America) Major event
UNISDR Event
TRAINING
12 Sep 2015 - 28 Sep 2015 International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2015 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto, Kobe and Tohoku area (Japan)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 03 Oct 2015 Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
OCT 2015
27 Sep - 03 Oct (Week 40)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
25 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015 United Nations Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda (continued)

United Nations General Assembly

New York (United States of America) Major event
UNISDR Event
TRAINING
12 Sep 2015 - 28 Sep 2015 International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2015 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto, Kobe and Tohoku area (Japan)
 
14 Sep 2015 - 03 Oct 2015 Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) Online Course (continued)

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
04 - 10 Oct (Week 41)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
04 Oct 2015 - 06 Oct 2015 3rd GRF One Health Summit 2015

Global Risk Forum

Davos (Switzerland)
 
07 Oct 2015 - 09 Oct 2015 6th Annual Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR)

Ministère de l'Écologie, du Développement durable et de l'Énergie

Paris (France)
TRAINING
05 Oct 2015 - 08 Oct 2015 Curso de Formação de Brigadas de Combate a Incêndios Florestais

National Center for Prevention and Combat of Forest Fires

Fortaleza (Brazil)
 
05 Oct 2015 - 04 Mar 2016 Foundation Meteorologist: Initial Forecasting Course

Met Office

Exeter (United Kingdom)
11 - 17 Oct (Week 42)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
12 Oct 2015 - 15 Oct 2015 13th European Week of Regions and Cities

European Commission

Brussels (Belgium)
 
12 Oct 2015 - 16 Oct 2015 6th International Wildland Fire Conference

Korea Forest Service

Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province (Korea (Rep. of))
 
12 Oct 2015 - 23 Oct 2015 Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNCCD (COP12)

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Ankara
 
15 Oct 2015 - 16 Oct 2015 2nd Disaster Risk Reduction Conference, Warsaw

Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw

Warsaw
TRAINING
05 Oct 2015 - 04 Mar 2016 Foundation Meteorologist: Initial Forecasting Course (continued)

Met Office

Exeter (United Kingdom)
 
13 Oct 2015 - 22 Oct 2015 Measuring Resilience: Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in Disaster Risk Reduction

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Silang, Cavite (Philippines)
18 - 24 Oct (Week 43)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
12 Oct 2015 - 23 Oct 2015 Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNCCD (COP12) (continued)

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Ankara
 
19 Oct 2015 - 23 Oct 2015 4th session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP): Bonn Climate Change Conference 2015

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Bonn (Germany) Major event
 
22 Oct 2015 - 22 Oct 2015 Fire Aid International Development and Humanitarian Aid Conference 2015

Fire Aid

London (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
05 Oct 2015 - 04 Mar 2016 Foundation Meteorologist: Initial Forecasting Course (continued)

Met Office

Exeter (United Kingdom)
 
13 Oct 2015 - 22 Oct 2015 Measuring Resilience: Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in Disaster Risk Reduction (continued)

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Silang, Cavite (Philippines)
25 - 31 Oct (Week 44)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
26 Oct 2015 - 30 Oct 2015 Pacific Regional DRM Meeting

European Union

Suva (Fiji) UNISDR Event
 
28 Oct 2015 - 30 Oct 2015 World Forum on Ecosystem Governance

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

Beijing (China)
 
28 Oct 2015 - 30 Oct 2015 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Intergrated Disaster Risk Managment (IDRiM 2015): Disaster Risk Reduction - Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth

Disaster Prevention Research Institute

New Delhi (India)
TRAINING
05 Oct 2015 - 04 Mar 2016 Foundation Meteorologist: Initial Forecasting Course (continued)

Met Office

Exeter (United Kingdom)
 
26 Oct 2015 - 20 Nov 2015 Climate Change and Disaster Risk (CCDR) Online Course

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

 
 
26 Oct 2015 - 06 Nov 2015 11th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Bangkok (Thailand)
 
26 Oct 2015 - 06 Nov 2015 Multilevel Water Governance: Training course

Hague Academy for Local Governance, the

The Hague (Netherlands)