Workshop for Thought Leaders – Urban Regeneration: The Way to Vibrant City (Guangzhou, 2-6 December 2019)
This year’s workshop brings together internationally renowned experts to share their knowledge and experiences in urban regeneration innovations Read More..
MOWLAS is an observation network for earthquake, tsunami and volcano that covers all land and sea in Japan (Highlighting Japan Vol.118 March 2018 Technologies for Disaster Mitigation). MOWLAS incorporates three different networks Read More..
Since 2015, there has been a growing prevalence of stunting in Lampung Province (Indonesia). World Health Organisation (WHO) defines stunting as the impaired growth and development that children experience from poor nutrition, repeated infection, and inadequate psychosocial stimulation. Children are defined as stunted if their height-for-age is more than two standard deviations below the WHO Child Growth Standards median Read More..
HLPF – SDGs Summit 2019: Gathering of Global Leaders for Accelerated Efforts towards the #2030Agenda
On 25 September 2015, global leaders agreed on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved 15 years later in 2030. To monitor the progress, High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is organised Read More..
Local Empowerment, Advocacy and Development for Localisation of SDGs in Pakistan Programme: Successful Completion of the Six-Month Inception Phase
LEAD for SDGs (Local Empowerment, Advocacy and Development for Localisation of SDGs in Pakistan) programme with the co-financing of the EU (European Union Delegation to Pakistan) and in collaboration with programme partners ADLG (Association for the Development of Local Governance in Pakistan) Read More..
Denise Phua, Mayor of Central Singapore District, is best known for promoting inclusive society in Singapore. Inspired by personal experience, Mayor Denise Phua frequently speaks up for the disabled and special needs community Read More..
Facing earthquake in April 2015, Nepal has appreciated the use of technology to share information on the location of displaced people and enable the delivery of support to those affected. Read More..
Known as Sona Area Tokyo, the prevention park serves as a centre for disaster learning (during normal times) and management (during occurrence of calamities). Read More..
Gujarat, a state in western India, was struck by an earthquake with magnitude 7.7 on 26 January 2001. It was estimated that more than 13,000 people lost their lives and thousands were injured. It was also reported that over 300,000 buildings collapsed and more than twice that number were severely damaged Read More..
On 12 November 1970, Bangladesh was hit by a major cyclone at the coast belt of the country with wind velocity of 62 m/s, accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height. An estimated 500,000 people were killed and millions were made homeless and severely destitute Read More..