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CEB: Support for access to financing by developing countries 23.02.2017

Strengthening national capacity in developing countries to assess investment and financial flows to address climate change.

CEB: Institutional frameworks 23.02.2017

Development of a Global Climate Change Adaptation Network consisting of a series of selected ground facilities, national and regional centres and an international support group of technical institutions;

CEB: Support for national planning for adaptation 23.02.2017

Assistance to Least Developed Countries with National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs); assistance to African countries in launching integrated and comprehensive approaches to adaptation; studies on the socioeconomic and demographic impact of climate change on countries and cities;

CEB: Climate predictions, warnings and services: 23.02.2017

Climate/weather data management enables forecasts and the development and promotion of world climate impact assessment and response strategies, with climate hazards early warning systems, including regional flood alert systems and drought monitoring centres, in order to build the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

CEB: Monitoring of climate impacts and vulnerability 23.02.2017

Monitoring reports, analysis and assessments provide valuable information on various climate-sensitive parameters and resources, such as: crop and food supply;marine and forest biomass resources;water resources;human settlements and related infrastructure...

CEB: Box 2.22: Coordinating responses to natural disasters 23.02.2017

The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) builds on the achievements of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction and facilitates disaster reduction efforts worldwide.

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UNISDR Annual Report 23.02.2017

This 2014 annual report is a mid-term report on the UNISDR 2014-2015 Biennium Work Programme. 2014 was a year in which much time was spent defining the future of disaster risk management.

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UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017
Direct access: UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC)
UNISDR News page 23.02.2017
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Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction (2013) 23.02.2017

The third edition of the United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is a resource for understanding and analysing global disaster risk today and in the future. It explores why increasing disaster risks represent a growing problem for the economic and business community at different scales and examines how paradoxically business investments that aimed to strengthen competitiveness and productivity may have inadvertently contributed to increasing risk.

Direct access: Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction (2011)
Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) 23.02.2017

Formally established in 2008, the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) is a global alliance of UN agencies, NGOs and specialist institutes. As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action.

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UNISDR Vacancies 15.06.2016
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UNISDR on YouTube 15.06.2016
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UNISDR on Flickr 15.06.2016
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UNISDR on Facebook 15.06.2016
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UNISDR on Twitter 15.06.2016
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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) 15.06.2016
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United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 18.10.2016

UNISDR was created in December 1999 in response to a need for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction within the UN's. development and other work areas. It serves as the UN system focal point for coordination of disaster reduction, and ensures synergies among UN system and regional organisations in disaster reduction activities, and socio-economic and humanitarian activity fields (GA res, 56/195 (2001)).

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UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017

The UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (IAC) seeks to ensure harmonious international coordination of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) within the UN system, to embed the ESD agenda into the work of UN agencies in a coherent and timely manner, and to emphasize the role of ESD and its implications for all forms, levels and settings of education. It is a forum for open-ended collaboration towards the effective implementation of the Decade.

HLCP: HLCP Working Group on Climate Change 23.02.2017

The Working Group on Climate Change was established by HLCP in 2007 with the aim of coordinating system-wide participation in UN climate conferences and to facilitate a coherent approach and joint action of the United Nations system on climate change.

HLCP: United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) 23.02.2017

UNEG was established in January 1984 as the Inter-Agency Working Group on Evaluation (IAWG). It is a professional network that brings together the units responsible for evaluation in the UN system including the specialized agencies, funds, programmes and affiliated organisations. UNEG currently has 45 such members.

HLCP: Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) 23.02.2017

Formally established in 2008, the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) is a global alliance of UN agencies, NGOs and specialist institutes. As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action.