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19 March 2015 - 1:00pmRepresentatives from 187 UN Member States adopted the first major agreement of the post-2015 development agenda—a far-reaching new framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) that has seven targets and four priorities for action. The agreement was reached at the Third World Conference on Disaster...
28 December 2011 - 4:00pmMore than sixty leading experts called for a global ramp-up of research efforts to tackle the rising challenges facing humanitarian workers, at an inaugural Policy and Research Conference in New York. Participants warned that climate change, rising populations, environmental degradation, water shortages...