Friday, August 21, 2020

Education & Training. Opportunity. United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Sept- Oct 2020


We are pleased to invite you to join the online training on “Making Cities Resilient: Developing and implementing local disaster risk reduction strategy to respond to COVID-19 and to better prepare for the future", jointly delivered by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Global Education and Training Institute (GETI), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

 Date:  08 September  – 06 October 2020 (Tuesdays, 5 online sessions and 1 self-paced assignment)

Time: 07:30 New York (USA) | 20:30 Incheon (Republic of Korea)

All participants completing at least 75% of this training will receive Certificate of Participation.

 Register for the course:


Course Objective

The aim of this training is to strengthen an understanding on making cities resilient and to provide suite of tools to develop an evidence based local disaster risk reduction planning with multi-stakeholder engagement and in alignment with the national DRR strategies and Sendai Framework.  The course also aims to introduce and familiarize local experts and government officials to South-South and Triangular Cooperation and its importance in disaster risk reduction, public health, and climate change adaptation agenda.


Target Audience

Local and national government officials in charge of disaster risk reduction and management, urban development and planning; national associations of municipalities; urban resilience practitioners as well as civil society, private sector, and academia. The course is open to all applicants from both developed and developing countries, especially the young experts and officials.  Participants from Least Developed Countries (LDC) and Small Island Developing countries are highly encouraged.


Training Language: English with Spanish simultaneous interpretation


Training Agenda

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