Edited by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella. The increasing worldwide trend in disasters, which will be aggravated by global environmental change (including climate change), urges us to implement new approaches.
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.
Environmental sustainability and disaster resilience must be built into local and national development to protect lives and assets, sustain livelihoods and manage climate change impacts. In order to support vulnerable countries in addressing these challenges, PEDRR has designed a Training Course on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development.
Launched at the World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) in June 2013 in Morocco, PEDRR and CNRD are now working to roll-out and share the Masters Course to interested universities and university networks around the world. Because the Masters Course must be accredited through a university, PEDRR
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International Science – Policy Workshop 2014
Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: guiding development policies in the 21st century
Jakarta/Bogor, Indonesia, 16-18 June 2014Read more...