DRR Calendar of Events

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2006 and earlier events in All Regions, about All Hazards, All Themes, All Org. Types: 85 (includes all major global events)
MAR 2017
26 Feb - 04 Mar (Week 09)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
26 Feb 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 6th Disaster Recovery Institute International Annual Conference (DRI 2017) 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)
 
28 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017 Romania: An earthquake drill for the 84th anniversary of Civil Protection Day Neamt County (Romania)
 
28 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017 2nd Resilience Forum

Oxfam International Secretariat

Batumi (Georgia)
 
01 Mar 2017 - 01 Mar 2017 Careers and Opportunities Fair - UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) London (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
17 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
(Tentative)
Online Certificate Course in Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management  
 
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

  UNISDR Event
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)
 
07 Mar 2017 - 08 Mar 2017 10th Session of the Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) UNISDR Event
 
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)
 
09 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017 2nd 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
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
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)
 
07 Mar 2017 - 09 Mar 2017 Workshop on the National Implementation of the Sendai Framework: Development of Risk Reduction Strategies and Plans in the Maldives

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

Male (Maldives) UNISDR Event
 
09 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017 Urban Risk Reduction and Resilience: Capacity Development for Making Cities Resilient to Disasters. Mashhad, Iran

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

Mashhad (Iran) UNISDR Event
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
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
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)
 
22 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017 Local Climate Solutions for Africa 2017: Water & Climate Congress Johannesburg (South Africa)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
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)
 
20 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 Building Community Resilience: Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) KAMPALA (Uganda)
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) Major event
UNISDR Event
 
27 Mar 2017 - 27 Mar 2017 A Century of Wildland Fire Research: Contributions to Long-term Approaches

National Academies, the

Washington (United States of America)
 
27 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 RICS World Built Environment Forum: 2017 Annual Summit

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Shanghai (China)
 
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)
 
29 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 Disaster Risk Vulnerability Conference 2017

University of Kerala

Trivandrum - Kerala (India)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
20 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 Building Community Resilience: Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) (continued) KAMPALA (Uganda)
 
29 Mar 2017 - 29 Mar 2017 GCI for Water virtual workshop

Group on Earth Observations

 
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) Major event
UNISDR Event
 
27 Mar 2017 - 27 Mar 2017 A Century of Wildland Fire Research: Contributions to Long-term Approaches (continued)

National Academies, the

Washington (United States of America)
 
27 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 RICS World Built Environment Forum: 2017 Annual Summit (continued)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Shanghai (China)
 
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)
 
29 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 Disaster Risk Vulnerability Conference 2017 (continued)

University of Kerala

Trivandrum - Kerala (India)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
20 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 Building Community Resilience: Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) (continued) KAMPALA (Uganda)
 
29 Mar 2017 - 29 Mar 2017 GCI for Water virtual workshop (continued)

Group on Earth Observations

 
02 - 08 Apr (Week 14)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
03 Apr 2017 - 04 Apr 2017 Caribbean Safe School Ministerial Forum

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

(Antigua and Barbuda) UNISDR Event
 
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
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
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)
 
03 Apr 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 Disaster risk management special short courses Johannesburg (South Africa)
09 - 15 Apr (Week 15)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
10 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017 GIS for Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Training Nairobi (Kenya)
 
10 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017 Training Course on Early Warning Systems (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
16 - 22 Apr (Week 16)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
20 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017 Climate Risk and Investment Symposium: Framing Private Challenges and Opportunities

Inter-American Development Bank

Washington (United States of America)
 
22 Apr 2017 - 24 Apr 2017 8th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters

Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Tehran (Iran)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
17 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
17 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 GIS for Disaster Risk Management Training

Versed Professional Services Limited

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)
 
29 Apr 2017 - 04 May 2017 AGSE 2017: 8th International Summer School and Conference - Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment

Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences

Kish Island (Iran)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
24 Apr 2017 - 26 Apr 2017 Training Course on Gender in Disaster Risk Reduction Bangkok (Thailand)
 
24 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017 Drought Contingency Planning Training Nairobi (Kenya)
30 Apr - 06 May (Week 18)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
29 Apr 2017 - 04 May 2017 AGSE 2017: 8th International Summer School and Conference - Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment (continued)

Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences

Kish Island (Iran)
 
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
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
01 May 2017 - 05 May 2017 Training Course on Disasters and Development (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
03 May 2017 - 05 May 2017 4th Coastal Hazard Management Short Course 2017

Griffith University

Brisbane (Australia)
MAY 2017
30 Apr - 06 May (Week 18)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
29 Apr 2017 - 04 May 2017 AGSE 2017: 8th International Summer School and Conference - Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment (continued)

Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences

Kish Island (Iran)
 
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 (continued)

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 (continued)

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Bonn (Germany)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
01 May 2017 - 05 May 2017 Training Course on Disasters and Development (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
03 May 2017 - 05 May 2017 4th Coastal Hazard Management Short Course 2017 (continued)

Griffith University

Brisbane (Australia)
07 - 13 May (Week 19)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
08 May 2017 - 11 May 2017 Disaster Forum 2017 (DF) Banff, Alberta (Canada)
 
09 May 2017 - 11 May 2017 Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe 2017

Torch Marketing

The Hague (Netherlands)
 
10 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 IV Congreso internacional y V encuentro latinoamericano y del Caribe de psicología en emergencias y desastres

Sociedad Chilena de Psicología en Emergencias y Desastres

Santiago (Chile)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 Training Course on Early Warning Systems (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 Training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
14 - 20 May (Week 20)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017 Disaster Management Course

The Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence

Sofia (Bulgaria)
 
15 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 10th International Training Course on Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction in Cities Bangkok (Thailand)
 
15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017 GIS for Disaster Risk Management Training (continued)

Versed Professional Services Limited

Nairobi (Kenya)
21 - 27 May (Week 21)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Cancun (Mexico) Major event
UNISDR Event
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
15 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 10th International Training Course on Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction in Cities (continued) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 Drought Contingency Planning Training (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
28 May - 03 Jun (Week 22)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
29 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 4th World Landslide Forum

International Consortium of Landslides

Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
01 Jun 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 8th i-Rec Conference: Reconstruction & Recovery for Displaced Populations & Refugees

Information and Research for Reconstruction

Toronto (Canada)
TRAINING
14 Nov 2016 - 16 Jun 2017 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Management (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
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

  UNISDR Event
 
29 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Nairobi (Kenya)