31 July - 3 August 2018, Jeju, Republic of Korea – UNITAR’s affiliated International Training Centre for Authorities in Leaders in Jeju (CIFAL Jeju) in collaboration with the UNISDR's Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education Training Institute (UNISDR ONEA-GETI), and with UNDESA / United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) held a training workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia-Pacific Region.
03 August 2018 Geneva, Switzerland - In the middle of the monsoon season, Lao People’s Democratic Republic is facing floods caused by heavy rains.
29 May 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan – The Pakistan Evidence and Learning Platform (PELP), funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented by UNITAR, organised a half-day Stakeholder Consultation on Knowledge Management in the Humanitarian Sector in Islamabad, Pakistan. This is the first in series of engagements with stakeholders to share ideas, experiences and expertise in both the knowledge management and humanitarian assistance domains.
This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent over Garsen, Magarini, Malindi and Lamu West Sub Counties, Kenya. The analysis was conducted analyzing Sentinel-1 image acquired on the 4 May 2018. Within the extent of the map more than 25,000 ha of land appear to be inundated and around 20,000 people are living inside this flood water extent. Within the map extent, around 13,000 ha of inundated land are located inside Garsen sub county, potentially affecting 5,000 people.
23 April 2018, Dhaka, Bangladesh – UNITAR’s Affiliated Center for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Newcastle, Australia, organized an interim workshop as part of the project ‘Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges to Safe Building Codes for Disaster Resilience in South Asia – the cases of Bangladesh and Nepal’ in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Around 20 participants from Bangladesh and Nepal took part in the workshop.
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Gender Matters is a free, self-paced course meant to provide an introduction to the concept of gender.
This course offers various lenses through which you can look at the complex concept of gender and the inequalities that exist in your environment. Topics covered include defining gender as socially embedded descriptions of key gender-related terms, distinguishing between different conceptualizations of gender and identifying sources of gender inequality in their environment.
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