Bosnia and Herzegovina becoms a member of the EUR-OPA Agreement

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement, the Executive Secretariat has pleasure in announcing that Bosnia and Herzegovina is an official member State of the Agreement as of 20 February 2012. Thanks to this accession, the Agreement now counts amongst its members...

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12-16 November 2012, Strasbourg, France

European Master-level course on Climate Change: impact on health, human environment and water

12-16 November 2012 Strasbourg, France

The course aimed at developing specific knowledge on the main features of climate change, and of its impact on health, human environment and water. The course was held in the Ecole Nationale du Génie de l'Eau et de l'Environnement de Strasbourg (ENGEES), France, from 12 to 16 November 2012. It...

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10-17 November 2012, Biskra, Algeria

Course on climate risks

10-17 November 2012 Biskra, Algeria

The Scientific and Technical Research Centre on Arid Regions (CRSTRA) in Biskra (Algeria) organised a course on climate risks which took place from 10 to 17 November 2012. The course gathered people who work in the field of major hazards in relation to climate risks.

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Course on Global Change and Risks to Cultural Heritage

10-14 September 2012 Palais du Louvre - Paris, France

The European University Centre for Cultural Heritage (Centro Universitario Europeo Per I Beni Culturali) organised, with the support of the EUR-OPA Agreement of the Council of Europe, an European Course on "Global Change and Risks to Cultural Heritage". Addressed to young advanced students and...

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International Competition for Children's Paintings

The Directorate General of Fire Safety and Civil Protection (Ministry of Interior of Bulgaria), together with the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Palace of Children, organised a new edition of the International Art Competition for Children's Paintings "I saw the disaster with...

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Special Session at the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC)

28 August 2012 Davos, Switzerland

A Special Session on Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction : Moving from Theory to Practice was organised at the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC). This session, organized by the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR), explored challenges in applying...

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Publication on Ethical Principles on Disaster Risk Reduction and People's Resilience

The publication is intended to deal both with the direct victims of disasters and with the other parties involved, such as public civil defence organisations, public servants of states affected by disasters and of assisting states, and humanitarian NGOs.

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