27 March 2019 virtual
Webinar on Government Innovation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Frontier Technologies for Resilience

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific's Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (ESCAP/APCICT) will hold a webinar to explore how government can leverage frontier technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience, profiling success cases and addressing the barriers to scaling these innovations across developing country contexts.

The speakers will be:

  • Sanjay Srivastava, Chief, Disaster Risk Reduction, ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division, UN ESCAP
  • David Green, Programme Manager, Disasters, NASA, United States
  • Derval Usher, Head of Office, UN Global Pulse Lab Jakarta
Participants can register here.

date: 27 March 2019
time: 9:00 am GMT+9
location: virtual
contact: Ana Thorlund, UNISDR ONEA-GETI
e-mail: thorlund@un.org
www: http://www.unpog.org/page/sub3_1_view.asp?sn=285&BoardID=0002

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