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5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014

24-28 August 2014 | Davos, Switzerland

The IDRC Davos 2014 is bringing together over 1000 leading experts from government agencies, science, and the private sector including Margareta Wahlström, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Michael Gerber, Ambassador and Swiss Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development, Ortwin Renn, Dean of the Economic and Social Science Department, University of Stuttgart, Martyn Parker, Chairman of Global Partnerships and member of the Group Management Board, Swiss Re, and many more.

We are pleased to present an outstanding conference agenda. For your convenience we have compiled an Initiates file downloadoverview brochure with the most important facts and figures about the conference.

The outcomes will be presented at the UN World Conference WCDRR in Sendai, Japan in March 2015 and aim to influence the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (HFA2).

Join the debate in Davos and register online.

Programme Out Now!

We are happy to announce that the Agenda for the 5th IDRC Davos 2014 is now available.

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Call for Abstracts: Conference on Normative Aspects of Resilience

The Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience (GFURR) is hosting a conference series titled “New Perspectives on Resilience”. This series builds on the successful Community Resilience series begun in 2010 and reflects GFURR’s broader mission to understand regional and urban resilience globally within a trans-disciplinary context.

The first conference in the series will be held on October 12-14, 2014 at the Virginia Tech Research Center – Arlington located in Ballston, Virginia, USA

Abstracts for papers will be accepted until August 1st 2014.

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