DRR Calendar of Events

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2006 and earlier events in All Regions, about All Hazards, All Themes, All Org. Types: 32 (includes all major global events)
DEC 2016
27 Nov - 03 Dec (Week 48)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
28 Nov 2016 - 02 Dec 2016 15th Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Global Conference (GSDI15) Taipei (Taiwan (China))
 
28 Nov 2016 - 28 Nov 2016 Joint UNECE/OECD Seminar - Fostering implementation of the sustainable development agenda for industrial accidents prevention, preparedness and response

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
28 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016 Conference of the Parties to the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
30 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016 The experience of the global Network against Food Crises for strengthening resilience (Webinar)

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters

 
TRAINING
30 Nov 2015 - 30 Nov 2016
(Tentative)
Radiation Emergencies: online course

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute

 
 
16 May 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

 
 
01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 e-Learning: Climate Change and Health

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute

 
 
06 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 Free Online Course “Climate Change and Health”  
 
12 Sep 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
05 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016 Massive Open Online Course: A Resilient Future - Science & Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 
 
07 Nov 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Online Certification in Risk Analysis

National Institute of Disaster Management

 
 
07 Nov 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Online Certification in Climate Change and Disaster Risk

National Institute of Disaster Management

 
 
07 Nov 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Online Certification in Earthquake Risk Reduction

National Institute of Disaster Management

 
 
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
18 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management  
 
21 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016 International training on disaster preparedness and first aid for cultural heritage

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Gjirokastra (Albania)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort)  
 
27 Nov 2016 - 03 Dec 2016 International Training Workshop on Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Digital Belt and Road Project (DBAR) – Disaster Theme

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

Sanya, Hainan (China)
 
28 Nov 2016 - 02 Dec 2016 Training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Nov 2016 - 02 Dec 2016 Mapping Nutrition Preparedness in emergencies Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Nov 2016 - 02 Dec 2016 Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Nov 2016 - 02 Dec 2016 Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems Nairobi (Kenya)
04 - 10 Dec (Week 49)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
05 Dec 2016 - 06 Dec 2016 World Engineering Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WECDRR)

Peruvian Association of Professional Engineers

Lima (Peru)
 
05 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016 Online discussion: Promising practices for financial service providers working in markets in crisis

SEEP Network

 
 
07 Dec 2016 - 07 Dec 2016 Cultural heritage, disaster resilience and climate change: the contribution of EU Research and Innovation

European Commission

Brussels (Belgium)
TRAINING
16 May 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (continued)

Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

 
 
01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 e-Learning: Climate Change and Health (continued)

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute

 
 
06 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 Free Online Course “Climate Change and Health” (continued)  
 
12 Sep 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
05 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016 Massive Open Online Course: A Resilient Future - Science & Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction (continued)

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 
 
07 Nov 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Online Certification in Risk Analysis (continued)

National Institute of Disaster Management

 
 
07 Nov 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Online Certification in Climate Change and Disaster Risk (continued)

National Institute of Disaster Management

 
 
07 Nov 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 Online Certification in Earthquake Risk Reduction (continued)

National Institute of Disaster Management

 
 
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
18 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
05 Dec 2016 - 09 Dec 2016 Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Nairobi
11 - 17 Dec (Week 50)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
05 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016 Online discussion: Promising practices for financial service providers working in markets in crisis (continued)

SEEP Network

 
 
12 Dec 2016 - 14 Dec 2016 Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2016: Managing Emerging Risks – Where Next? Cambridge (United Kingdom)
 
13 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM’2016)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Vienna (Austria)
 
13 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016 Fifth Session of Central Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risks Reduction (CARPF – DRR - 05)

Economic Community of Central African States

Yaoundé (Cameroon)
TRAINING
16 May 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (continued)

Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

 
 
01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 e-Learning: Climate Change and Health (continued)

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute

 
 
06 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 Free Online Course “Climate Change and Health” (continued)  
 
05 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016 Massive Open Online Course: A Resilient Future - Science & Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction (continued)

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 
 
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
18 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
12 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016 GIS for Disaster Risk Management Training

Versed Professional Services Limited

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
12 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016 Training Course on Disasters and Development Nairobi (Kenya)
18 - 24 Dec (Week 51)
TRAINING
01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 e-Learning: Climate Change and Health (continued)

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute

 
 
06 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 Free Online Course “Climate Change and Health” (continued)  
 
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
19 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016 Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change Nairobi (Kenya)
25 - 31 Dec (Week 52)
TRAINING
01 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 e-Learning: Climate Change and Health (continued)

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute

 
 
06 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 Free Online Course “Climate Change and Health” (continued)  
 
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
JAN 2017
01 - 07 Jan (Week 01)
08 - 14 Jan (Week 02)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
09 Jan 2017 - 11 Jan 2017 From the management of crisis to the governance of risk: Time for a paradigm shift?

Center for Crisis Management Research

Haikou, Hainan Province (China)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
15 - 21 Jan (Week 03)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
16 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017 2nd RISC-KIT "Summer" School: Disaster Risk Reduction for Coastal Areas

European Union

Faro (Portugal)
 
16 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017 Second RISC-KIT Summer School

Deltares

Faro (Portugal)
22 - 28 Jan (Week 04)
29 Jan - 04 Feb (Week 05)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
01 Feb 2017 - 03 Feb 2017 Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Asia

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

New Delhi (India)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
30 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 Climate change adaption in food security and natural resource management

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Kampala (Uganda)
 
01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
FEB 2017
29 Jan - 04 Feb (Week 05)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
01 Feb 2017 - 03 Feb 2017 Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Asia (continued)

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

New Delhi (India)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
30 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 Climate change adaption in food security and natural resource management (continued)

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Kampala (Uganda)
 
01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
05 - 11 Feb (Week 06)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
30 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 Climate change adaption in food security and natural resource management (continued)

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Kampala (Uganda)
 
01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
12 - 18 Feb (Week 07)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
14 Feb 2017 - 15 Feb 2017 8th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management

Global Risk Forum

Tehran (Iran)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
13 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
(Tentative)
9th Block Course 2017: Towards Climate Resilience

University of Free State

Bloemfontein (South Africa)
19 - 25 Feb (Week 08)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
22 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 World Symposium on Climate Change Communication

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Manchester (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
13 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
(Tentative)
9th Block Course 2017: Towards Climate Resilience (continued)

University of Free State

Bloemfontein (South Africa)
26 Feb - 04 Mar (Week 09)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
28 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 Nairobi (Kenya) Major event
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course “Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
01 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research