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The 5th UN Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The 5th UN Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in collaboration with the Mexican Government organized the 5th Global Platform in Cancun, Mexico on May 22-26, 2017. ‘From commitment to action’ the slogan of this global meeting calls national leaders to sum efforts with academia, public and private sector to reduce the impacts of disasters worldwide….

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HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON IMPLEMENTING THE SENDAI FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AT LOCAL LEVEL

HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON IMPLEMENTING THE SENDAI FRAMEWORK FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AT LOCAL LEVEL

On June 16th – 17th 2016, The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) organized in the city of Florence a High Level Forum gathering Ministers, Mayors, policymakers, local government authorities, private sector, experts and partners from across the world with interest and engagement to promote the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction at…

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THE ITALIAN UNESCO HERITAGE IN A COLLECTIVE GIS MAP

THE ITALIAN UNESCO HERITAGE IN A COLLECTIVE GIS MAP

by Sara Belligoni On May the 25th and 26th of 2016, Università per Stranieri di Perugia hosted the 1st GIS Crowdmapping Workshop. The initiative stems from the involvement of a large group of students and young researchers whom have embraced the idea of the Water Resource Research & Documentation Center (WARREDOC) to produce a digital…

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