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9 April 2020 – UNDRR’s Webinar on ‘Reducing COVID-19 Vulnerability Amongst Displaced Populations and Migrants’
UNDRR is holding a webinar titled ‘Reducing COVID-19 Vulnerability Amongst Displaced Populations and Migrants’. This webinar will last 60 minutes and will start at 2:00 PM Thursday 9 April (Bangkok time). This webinar is the second in a series of webinars on COVID-19 organized by UNDRR Asia-Pacific. Register for the webinar by clicking here.
9 April 2020 – Launch of the ADN – Bangladesh Office and the ADN’s National Workshop in Bangladesh
On 9 April 2020, the official launch of the ADN – Bangladesh office will be held. Additionally, a national workshop will be held with key stakeholders in Bangladesh to identify research themes and other activities for the ADN – Bangladesh office. This workshop in Bangladesh has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The India Roundtable Discussion will still take plan on 29 and 30 March 2020.
27 May 2020 – Launch of the ADN – Uganda Office and the National Workshop in Uganda
On 27 May 2020, the official launch of the ADN – Uganda office will be held. Additionally, a national workshop will be held with key stakeholders in Bangladesh to identify research themes and other activities for the ADN – Uganda office.
28 May 2020 – GORILLA International Conference
The ADN will hold a Panel Discussion at the International Conference on Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under Global Environmental Change (GORILLA), which is hosted by Makerere University in Kampala. GORILLA targets sharing knowledge and research on emerging science, technology, tools and innovations around resilient communities, ecosystems and livelihoods. For more information on this conference, please click here.
23-26 June 2020 – Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR)
The conference in Brisbane, Australia is expected to focus on the need for local and inclusive action to build community resilience in the face of growing disaster risks. It is expected to produce a political declaration on disaster risk reduction and an updated regional action plan. For more information please click here. This conference has been postponed, given the impact and uncertainty surrounding the spread of COVID-19. Options to reschedule this event at a more suitable time are currently being considered.