UNDRR Current Affairs, GK & News
The report titled “Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Special Report on Drought 2021” was published on June 18, 2021 by UNDRR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction). It will be a part of discussions at vital UN climate talks called Cop26, scheduled to take place in Glasgow in November 2021. Key findings ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) conferred ‘Sasakawa Award 2019’ for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to Pramod Kumar Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India. Key Facts The Sasakawa Awardee was announced at recent Award Ceremony during 6th Session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2019 held at Geneva, ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Disaster Managemnt • Disaster Risk Management • Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction • GPDRR • Nippon Foundation • Pramod Kumar Mishra • Sasakawa Award 2019 • UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Sasakawa Environment Prize • UNDRR • Unga • United Nations (UN) Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • World Health Organization (WHO) Sasakawa Health Prize
India was unanimously chosen by member countries as next co-chair of Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for fiscal year 2020. This decision was taken during Consultative Group meeting of GFDRR 2019 held from 13 May- 17 May in Geneva, Switzerland. Key Highlights About: The Consultative Group meeting held ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: ACP • Africa Caribbean and Pacific • Climate change • Consultative Group • Disaster Management • Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster risk reduction • European Union (EU) • Geneva • GFDRR • Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery • Group of States • India 2020 • Switzerland • UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction • UNDRR • World Bank • World Reconstruction Conference