DRR Calendar of Events

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2006 and earlier events in All Regions, about All Hazards, All Themes, All Org. Types: 68 (includes all major global events)
FEB 2017
29 Jan - 04 Feb (Week 05)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
30 Jan 2017 - 30 Jan 2017 Monitoring and evaluation to enhance adaptation and reduce disaster risk  
 
01 Feb 2017 - 03 Feb 2017 Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Asia

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

New Delhi (India)
 
02 Feb 2017 - 02 Feb 2017 World Wetlands Day 2017

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

 
 
02 Feb 2017 - 02 Feb 2017 High-level Roundtable Discussion on Healthy Wetlands, Resilient Communities

United Nations Environment Programme - Headquarters

Geneva (Switzerland)
TRAINING
30 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 Climate change adaption in food security and natural resource management

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Kampala (Uganda)
05 - 11 Feb (Week 06)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
07 Feb 2017 - 07 Feb 2017 Kick-off meeting to launch the “Enhancing Community Resilience and Human Security of Vulnerable Communities in Urban Settings through the Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030” in Mauritania

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States

Nouakchott (Mauritania) UNISDR Event
 
08 Feb 2017 - 08 Feb 2017 Webinar: Are India's cities on the road to resilience?

TARU Leading Edge Pvt Ltd

 
 
08 Feb 2017 - 08 Feb 2017 The Triple Dividend of Resilience: A New Business Case for Disaster Risk Management

International Center for Climate Governance

 
 
09 Feb 2017 - 09 Feb 2017 Development Partners on Disaster Risk Reduction Nairobi (Kenya)
 
11 Feb 2017 - 12 Feb 2017 Youth Conference on Climate Change 2017

United Nations Children's Fund

Barisal (Bangladesh)
TRAINING
30 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 Climate change adaption in food security and natural resource management (continued)

Wageningen University and Research Centre

Kampala (Uganda)
12 - 18 Feb (Week 07)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
11 Feb 2017 - 12 Feb 2017 Youth Conference on Climate Change 2017 (continued)

United Nations Children's Fund

Barisal (Bangladesh)
 
14 Feb 2017 - 15 Feb 2017 8th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management

Global Risk Forum

Tehran (Iran)
 
15 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017 Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient: Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 2030 at the Local Level Workshop Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
TRAINING
13 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
(Tentative)
9th Block Course 2017: Towards Climate Resilience

University of Free State

Bloemfontein (South Africa)
 
14 Feb 2017 - 15 Feb 2017 Training of Trainers for Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction at Incheon

Incheon (Korea (Rep. of))
 
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management  
19 - 25 Feb (Week 08)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
19 Feb 2017 - 20 Feb 2017 Kick off workshop for "Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient: Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 2030 at the Local Level" initiative

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States

Beiurt (Lebanon) UNISDR Event
 
21 Feb 2017 - 22 Feb 2017 2017 Meeting of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Nigeria

National Emergency Management Agency

Abuja (Nigeria)
 
22 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 World Symposium on Climate Change Communication

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

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

University of Free State

Bloemfontein (South Africa)
 
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
20 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 GIS for Disaster Risk Management Training

Versed Professional Services Limited

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
21 Feb 2017 - 21 Feb 2017 Overview of the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 
 
21 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017 Training course on Urban Risk Reduction for CSOs across sectors in New Delhi, India

Sustainable Environmental and Ecological Development Society

New Delhi (India)
26 Feb - 04 Mar (Week 09)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
26 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) sixth annual conference Las Vegas, NV (United States of America)
 
28 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 Nairobi (Kenya) Major event
 
28 Feb 2017 - 02 Mar 2017 Fifth International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS 5)

Climate Services Partnership

Cape Town (South Africa)
 
01 Mar 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Careers and Opportunities Fair - UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) London (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
MAR 2017
26 Feb - 04 Mar (Week 09)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
26 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) sixth annual conference (continued) Las Vegas, NV (United States of America)
 
28 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 (continued) Nairobi (Kenya) Major event
 
28 Feb 2017 - 02 Mar 2017 Fifth International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS 5) (continued)

Climate Services Partnership

Cape Town (South Africa)
 
01 Mar 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Careers and Opportunities Fair - UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) (continued) London (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
05 - 11 Mar (Week 10)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
07 Mar 2017 - 09 Mar 2017 Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas

Montreal (Canada) Major event
UNISDR Event
 
07 Mar 2017 - 09 Mar 2017 RES/CON (International Disaster Conference and Expo)

Greater New Orleans Inc. - Regional Economic Development

New Orleans (United States of America)
 
07 Mar 2017 - 07 Mar 2017 Symposium: Disasters Evermore? Past, Present and Future Risk in an Uncertain World

Lund University

Lund (Sweden)
 
08 Mar 2017 - 08 Mar 2017 Panel Discussion: Risk Finance for the Developing World London (United Kingdom)
 
09 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 Second Scientific Seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations

European Commission

Rome (Italy)
 
10 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 ARISE Network Japan: How businesses meet the challenge of extreme weather events

ARISE Network Japan

Tokyo (Japan)
TRAINING
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
06 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 Training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process Nairobi (Kenya)
 
06 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017 Geo-Information in Disaster Situations - 7th Edition

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Geneva (Switzerland)
 
06 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 Training Course on Disasters and Development Nairobi (Kenya)
 
06 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction Nairobi (Kenya)
12 - 18 Mar (Week 11)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
15 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017 Innovation in Plant Biosecurity 2017

Fera Science Ltd

Sand Hutton (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management (continued)  
 
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
06 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017 Geo-Information in Disaster Situations - 7th Edition (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Geneva (Switzerland)
 
13 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017 Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training NAIROBI (Kenya)
 
13 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017 Training Course on Early Warning Systems Nairobi (Kenya)
19 - 25 Mar (Week 12)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
19 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making

Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes

Kyoto (Japan)
 
20 Mar 2017 - 23 Mar 2017 2017 PRiMO Conference

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Honolulu (United States of America)
 
21 Mar 2017 - 22 Mar 2017 Fourth InterMET Asia International Exhibition & Conference for Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Services

Media Generation Group

(Singapore)
 
21 Mar 2017 - 23 Mar 2017 Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Conference 2017

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Reno (United States of America)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
13 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017 Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training (continued) NAIROBI (Kenya)
 
20 Mar 2017 - 22 Mar 2017 Training Course on Disaster Risk Communication Bangkok (Thailand)
 
20 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017 Training Course on Emergency Planning Management Nairobi (Kenya)
26 Mar - 01 Apr (Week 13)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
26 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 European Open Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR)

European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement

Istanbul (Turkey)
 
28 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 Fourth Disaster Preparedness Forum Bangkok (Thailand)
 
29 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 International Conference on Emergency & Disaster Management

Iraqi Society for Emergency Medicine

Erbil (Iraq)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
APR 2017
26 Mar - 01 Apr (Week 13)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
26 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 European Open Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) (continued)

European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement

Istanbul (Turkey)
 
28 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 Fourth Disaster Preparedness Forum (continued) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
29 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 International Conference on Emergency & Disaster Management (continued)

Iraqi Society for Emergency Medicine

Erbil (Iraq)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
02 - 08 Apr (Week 14)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
05 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 Climateurope Festival 2017

Climateurope

Valencia (Spain)
 
06 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 Pan-European Symposium on Water and Sanitation Safety Planning and Extreme Weather Events

International Water Association

Amsterdam (Netherlands)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
03 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
03 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 Training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
03 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management Nairobi (Kenya)
 
03 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 GIS for Health Sector Programme Management Training Nairobi (Kenya)
09 - 15 Apr (Week 15)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
10 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017 GIS for Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Training Nairobi (Kenya)
16 - 22 Apr (Week 16)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
22 Apr 2017 - 24 Apr 2017 8th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters

Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Tehran (Iran)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
17 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
23 - 29 Apr (Week 17)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
22 Apr 2017 - 24 Apr 2017 8th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters (continued)

Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Tehran (Iran)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

 
 
24 Apr 2017 - 26 Apr 2017 Training Course on Gender in Disaster Risk Reduction Bangkok (Thailand)
30 Apr - 06 May (Week 18)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
04 May 2017 - 06 May 2017 Resilient Cities 2017: 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation - Reviewing local progress on the resilience targets of SDG 11

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Bonn (Germany)
 
04 May 2017 - 06 May 2017 Resilient Cities 2017: 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation to Climate Change

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Bonn (Germany)
TRAINING
27 Feb 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Resilience Action Planning: Implementing the Sendai Framework at the Local Level - Online course (continued)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research