St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

20-22 June 2013 St Petersbourg

Invited by the Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM) of the Russian Federation, the EUR-OPA Agreement participated in the panel discussion "The Economics of Managing Major Catastrophes" at St Petersburg International Economic Forum...

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4th Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

19-23 May 2013 Geneva, Switzerland

The aim of the Fourth Global Platform was to continue the momentum into a durable and sustained effort from all actors (governments, NGOs and civil society, international agencies and organizations, academic and technical institutions, and the private sector) to take shared responsibility in...

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European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction

23-25 September 2013 Oslo, Norway

Hosted this year by the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB), Chair of the EFDRR, the meeting is organised in collaboration with UNISDR Europe and the Council of Europe (EUR-OPA Agreement). The purpose of the meeting is to facilitate discussion, exchanges and synergies towards...

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Course on Climate Change, Global Change and Cultural Heritage

3-7 October 2013 Ravello, Italy

The course will cover risks to Cultural Heritage from Climate and Global Change by developing issues as Climate and Global Change impact Vulnerability and Risk and Adaptation Strategies. It will present the results of research from European and International projects and outline future...

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International Competition for Children's Paintings

I saw the disaster with my eyes

The winners of the International Art Competition for Children's Paintings "I saw the disaster with my eyes" were presented at a ceremony at the National Palace of Children in Sofia at the end of October. Participants from Serbia, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, India and the Philippines...

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International Course on Management of Climate Risks. Adaptation Strategies

3-7 November 2013 Biskra, Algeria

The Scientific and Technical Research Centre on Arid Regions (CRSTRA) in Biskra, Algeria, organises an international course on management of climate risks and possible adaptation strategies. The course will be held from 3 to 7 November in Biskra, Algeria. For more information, please contact the...

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