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.

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2006 and earlier events in Americas, about All Hazards, All Themes, All Org. Types: 29 (includes all major global events)
APR 2014
30 Mar - 05 Apr (Week 14)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
01 Apr 2014 - 04 Apr 2014 2014 symposium: Drought in the life, cultures, and landscapes of the Great Plains

National Drought Mitigation Center

Lincoln, Nebraska (United States of America)
 
02 Apr 2014 - 04 Apr 2014 Livable cities forum 2014

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Vancouver (Canada)
 
03 Apr 2014 - 04 Apr 2014 Consulta Nacional en Paraguay sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres después del 2015 y el taller sobre la Campaña Mundial “Desarrollando ciudades resilientes— ¡Mi ciudad se está preparando!”

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

Asunción (Paraguay) UNISDR Event
 
05 Apr 2014 - 11 Apr 2014 World Urban Forum (WUF7): Urban equity in development - Cities for life

United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters

Medellín (Colombia)
TRAINING
04 Mar 2014 - 28 Apr 2014 Online course: Community based adaptation 1

Center for Sustainable Development

online
06 - 12 Apr (Week 15)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
05 Apr 2014 - 11 Apr 2014 World Urban Forum (WUF7): Urban equity in development - Cities for life (continued)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters

Medellín (Colombia)
 
07 Apr 2014 - 07 Apr 2014 Hoja de ruta de ciudades Latinoamericanas para la resiliencia: La iniciativa de la Bogotá Humana sobre ciudades resilientes

Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá

Bogotá (Colombia)
 
09 Apr 2014 - 09 Apr 2014 UNASUR: Consulta subregional sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres post-2015

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

Santiago de Chile (Chile) UNISDR Event
 
09 Apr 2014 - 10 Apr 2014 GLOBALCON conference and expo: Post Hurricane Sandy - Exploring energy efficiency, economic recovery and rebuilding efforts

Association of Energy Engineers

Atlantic City (United States of America)
 
10 Apr 2014 - 10 Apr 2014 Reunión sector privado - Representante Especial del Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres

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

Ciudad de Santiago, Chile (Chile) UNISDR Event
 
11 Apr 2014 - 11 Apr 2014 Championing effective partnership and grassroots women-led practices as core to HFA2, post-2015 development agenda and habitat III

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

Medellín (Colombia) UNISDR Event
TRAINING
04 Mar 2014 - 28 Apr 2014 Online course: Community based adaptation 1 (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

online
13 - 19 Apr (Week 16)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
14 Apr 2014 - 17 Apr 2014 2014 National hurricane conference

National Hurricane Conference

Orlando, Florida (United States of America)
TRAINING
04 Mar 2014 - 28 Apr 2014 Online course: Community based adaptation 1 (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

online
 
14 Apr 2014 - 17 Apr 2014 Retrofitting floodprone residential buildings

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emmitsburg, MD (United States of America)
20 - 26 Apr (Week 17)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
22 Apr 2014 - 24 Apr 2014 Partners in emergency preparedness conference 2014

Washington State University

Tacoma, Washington (United States of America)
TRAINING
04 Mar 2014 - 28 Apr 2014 Online course: Community based adaptation 1 (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

online
 
22 Apr 2014 - 08 May 2014 Leadership for community-based adaptation to climate change

Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University

Antigonish (Canada)
27 Apr - 03 May (Week 18)
TRAINING
04 Mar 2014 - 28 Apr 2014 Online course: Community based adaptation 1 (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

online
 
22 Apr 2014 - 08 May 2014 Leadership for community-based adaptation to climate change (continued)

Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University

Antigonish (Canada)
MAY 2014
27 Apr - 03 May (Week 18)
TRAINING
04 Mar 2014 - 28 Apr 2014 Online course: Community based adaptation 1 (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

online
 
22 Apr 2014 - 08 May 2014 Leadership for community-based adaptation to climate change (continued)

Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University

Antigonish (Canada)
04 - 10 May (Week 19)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
08 May 2014 - 10 May 2014 2014 conference: Disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and sustainable reconstruction

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters

Boston, MA (United States of America)
TRAINING
22 Apr 2014 - 08 May 2014 Leadership for community-based adaptation to climate change (continued)

Coady International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University

Antigonish (Canada)
11 - 17 May (Week 20)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
12 May 2014 - 16 May 2014 Adaptation futures 2014: Third international climate change adaptation conference

Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation

Fortaleza (Brazil)
 
13 May 2014 - 16 May 2014 5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

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

Abuja (Nigeria) Major event
UNISDR Event
18 - 24 May (Week 21)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
19 May 2014 - 21 May 2014 Local solutions: Northeast climate change preparedness conference

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Manchester, NH (United States of America)
 
19 May 2014 - 20 May 2014 Conference on recent advances in flame retardancy of polymeric materials

BCC Research

Stamford, Connecticut (United States of America)
 
21 May 2014 - 22 May 2014 Internatio​nal symposium on disaster management and public health: review of the Hyogo Framework for Action

International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University

Washington D.C. (United States of America)
 
23 May 2014 - 24 May 2014 2nd world mountain forum

Ministerio del Ambiente

Cusco (Peru)
25 - 31 May (Week 22)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
27 May 2014 - 29 May 2014 Fourth session of the regional platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) of the Americas (RP14) / Cuarta sesión de la plataforma regional para la reducción de desastres en las Americas

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Guayaquil (Ecuador) UNISDR Event
 
29 May 2014 - 31 May 2014 Resilient cities 2014: Fifth global forum on urban resilience and adaptation

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany) Major event
JUN 2014
01 - 07 Jun (Week 23)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
02 Jun 2014 - 04 Jun 2014 Pacific platform for disaster risk management 2014

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific

Suva (Fiji) Major event
 
04 Jun 2014 - 05 Jun 2014 2014 Health and humanitarian logistics conference

Georgia Institute of Technology

Mexico City (Mexico)
08 - 14 Jun (Week 24)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
10 Jun 2014 - 12 Jun 2014 Second Arab conference on disaster risk reduction

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

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) Major event
UNISDR Event
15 - 21 Jun (Week 25)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
15 Jun 2014 - 19 Jun 2014 Coastal zone Canada 2014

Coastal Zone Canada Association

Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada)
 
16 Jun 2014 - 20 Jun 2014 IX Congreso internacional sobre desastres 2014

Estado Mayor Nacional de la Defensa Civil de Cuba

(Cuba)
22 - 28 Jun (Week 26)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
23 Jun 2014 - 26 Jun 2014 6AMCDRR: 6th Asian ministerial conference on disaster risk reduction

Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

Bangkok (Thailand) Major event
 
23 Jun 2014 - 27 Jun 2014 V Conferencia internacional de peligrosidad, riesgo geológico e ingeniería sísmica y de desastres

Universidad de Oriente

Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)
29 Jun - 05 Jul (Week 27)