Report on Capacity Development on Disaster Risk Reduction (Deliverable 3.1) [PDF file 1966 Kb- last updated: JAN 2013]
CATALYST is an EU funded project that brings together those working in the general field of Capacity Development for Hazard Risk Reduction and Adaptation in order that they can identify and share information about best practices, identify knowledge gaps, and strengthen and extend existing networks.
South and South-East Asia Regional Workshop in Bangkok (Thailand)
22/01/13 Capacity development for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, with a focus on hydro-meteorological hazards, floods, droughts as well as geophysical hazards as earthquakes and tsunamis in South and Southeast Asia, will be the theme of the fourth regional workshop of the CATALYST Project. The three-day workshop will take place at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-25 January 2013. More...
South and South-East Asia Regional Workshop in Bangkok (Thailand) 23-25 January 2013
07/01/13 The fourth thinktank workshop on capacity enhancement in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation brings together practitioners and policy makers from South and southeast Asia to define best practices and gaps in capacity development in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. This workshop will be hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Energy Security and Water Resources Section.
CATALYST Report on Capacity Development for DRR is now available
30/11/12 The CATALYST Report on Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction is now available for download. This report has been prepared as a foundation document to support discussions in the Think Tank process. It provides descriptions of the main themes, definitions and the most recent and relevant references associated with capacity development in DRR/CCA. It provides the basis for the development of key project outputs including regionally focused Best Practice Papers and a Best Practice Policy Notebook. more...
CATALYST Brochure in Spanish is now available
29/11/12 A Spanish language version of the CATALYST Brochure, published on the occasion of the Central America and Caribbean Regional Workshop, is available for download. more...
19/12/2012 - ESCAP/UNISDR Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2012: "Reducing Vulnerability and Exposure to Disasters."
ESCAP/UNISDR Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2012: "Reducing Vulnerability and Exposure to Disasters." released by UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) more...
16/10/2012 - Call for Abstract - CEST 2013
A special session "DROUGHT and WATER SCARCITY" will be organised during the 13th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, which will be held in Athens-Greece, 5-7 September 2013. Deadline Nov 1st more...
12/10/2012 - Message from Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2012
Sustainability is the agenda for peace and development in the century ahead. Building resilience through personal safety and disaster risk reduction is essential for this more sustainable future. These are the conclusions of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio this year. The Rio+20 Outcome Document calls also for integrating a gender perspective into the design and implementation of all disaster reduction policy.
This is the theme of the 2012 International Day for Disaster Reduction -- “Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience”. ! more...
Chiang Mai, 16-18 May 2013
2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit
Geneva, 19-23 May 2013
Global Platform for Disaster Reduction
[EDU&TRAINING] 20-31 May 2013
International Disaster Management Course
Delft, 29-31 May 2013
5th Delft Symposium on Water Sector Capacity Development
Bonn, 31 May - 2 June 2013
ICLEI: Resilient Cities 2013 - the 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation
Coordination and Support Action
European Union's Seventh Framework Programme
1st October 2011
30th September 2013
Seeconsult GMBH, Germany
Grant Agreement no