Megan Rowling reports on some of the contentious issues surrounding the global framework for disaster risk reduction, due to be agreed in March in Sendai, Japan. [more...]
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Amy Kirbyshire introduces CDKN's packed events schedule at the World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction and encourages readers to join the debates in person or online. [more...]
NEWS: Development and Climate Days at UN climate talks to highlight ‘historic opportunity’ to reduce poverty and emissions to zero (#zer...
The Development and Climate Days event at UN climate talks in Peru will communicate how extreme poverty and the impacts of climate change, which already affect many millions of people worldwide, can be overcome by far-sighted, joined-up action. [more...]
EVENT: Vulnerability, inclusion and empowerment: recommendations for the post-2015 framework for DRR
CDKN and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) are co-hosting an event to discuss how the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction must go beyond the sole idea that vulnerable groups need to be included within disaster risk reduction policy. Watch the livestream here today. [more...]
The Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme aims to improve the use of climate science in Africa - what has the team learned so far? This Special Edition of 'Climate and Development Outlook' on African climate science shares some early lessons. [more...]