UNISDR, New York
2 UN Plaza, DC2-1149
New York, NY 10017
Tel: +1-917-367 8104
www.unisdr.org | www.wcdrr.org
The goal of this high level dialogue is to understand the issues of the digital divide, and bridge this divide through projects that focus on satellite connectivity providing broadband to remote islands and rural areas in small island developing states (SIDS) and foster partnerships to ensure concrete projects are created and implemented through partnerships between governments, private sector and academia are included in the post 2015 agenda. The main objectives are two fold - to improve social and economic development, and to use information and communication technologies (ICTs) for climate...[more]
Cap-Net UNDP is an international global network with a mission to strengthen capacity development in sustainable water management at local level. A global programme under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), its objective is to support capacity development in a growing process of water sector reforms towards the sustainable management of water in the broad context of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).
Digicel Pacific and UNISDR will promote the need and value of business resiliency in the Pacific by jointly engaging the private sector through advocating and showcasing disaster preparedness measures. Our aim is to provide opportunity for businesses to be empowered with knowledge and understanding of the inherent risks that SIDS face, to enable better decision making to best protect business assets, secure economic productivity and continue to provide livelihoods for workers.Digicel Pacific and UNISDR will collaborate together to raise awareness of the value of Disaster Risk Reduction measure...[more]
The partnership focuses on strengthening the capacity of the islands of the Indian Ocean member of the Indian Ocean Commission and Zanzibar Island of the United Republic of Tanzania to reduce their vulnerability, exposure and protect the population of the region against loss and damage that result from catastrophic events.
Launched in 2009, the Global Framework for Climate Services is a global partnership of governments and organizations that produce and use climate information and services. GFCS aims to enable society to manage better the risk and opportunities arising from climate variability and change especially for those who are the most vulnerable to climate related hazards by developing and incorporating science-based climate information into planning, policy and practice.
The Resilient Cities and Nations Collaborative Platform will advance UNISDR's mission to increase the capacities of nations and cities to reduce disaster risk through a global, real-time, open knowledge-sharing exchange. The result will empower local and national governments and individuals to make decisions that advance sustainable development actions, policies and resource allocations, increase resilience to present and future threats, and strengthen local-level inputs to the Post-2015 HFA Framework. The Platform will also represent a wider recognition by the United Nations of the importance...[more]