Second Brian Ward memorial lecture

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
Date:
05 Oct 2012
Location:
Thailand (Bangkok)
Venue:
Foreign Correspondent Club of Thailand

Dr. Jan Egeland, deputy executive director of Human Rights Watch and director of its European operations, will give a lecture on the importance of being proactive in disaster prevention and preparedness and climate change adaptation. His lecture will raise questions related to the interconnectedness between a changing climate and reducing risks associated with natural disasters, and highlight the importance of weather and climate services. His lecture arrives at a time when governments from around the region are confronting ways in which they can reduce disaster impacts and make societies more resilient.


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Keywords

Themes:
Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Thailand
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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