5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014
"Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice"
24 - 28 August 2014 | Davos, Switzerland
Organised by GRF Davos in close cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
The 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014 which took place in Davos, Switzerland concluded successfully on Thursday, 28 August 2014.
Over 700 participants from more than 80 countries attended the conference, including participants, from the United Nations and international organizations; from NGOs, the private sector, science and the media.
The outcomes of the IDRC Davos 2014 shall serve as the science & technology input for the post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (HFA2) and provide recommendations towards the UN World Conference WCDRR in Sendai, Japan. An outcomes report will be published in due time.
GFURR - 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