Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service (DRR) team visited
Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences of UNESCO at France
from Sep. 16 to Sep. 19, 2018.
Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service (DRR) team visited Division
of Ecological and Earth Sciences of UNESCO at France from Sep. 16 to
Sep. 19, 2018.
Prof. Juanle Wang, the executive leader of DRR of IKCEST, reported the
progress of DRR since its launch on May 30, 2017, including disaster
metadata standard, global disaster metadata aggregation, disaster
scientific data set, expert database, institution database, thematic
knowledge application, training videos, etc., then introduced the
highlight work of DRR in exploring the mining and utilization of network
disaster big data, expanding international and domestic expert research
network, carrying out international training and seminars continuously,
and actively submitting technical reports on disaster risk reduction to
UNISDR and IRDR, etc. A thematic introduction was given to the Second
International Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service
scheduled to be held on Oct. 20, 2018 in Beijing. At the end of report,
Prof. Wang also briefly introduced the plans to strengthen the development
of disaster risk reduction knowledge service data and product of "One Belt
And One Road" area.
Miguel Clusene-Godt, the director of Division of Ecological and Earth
Sciences and Soichiro Yasukawa, program specialist of UNESCO DRR, were
pleasure that the DRR team members were very attentive and made great
progress, and expressed gratitude to the DRR team. The participants
conducted in-depth and detailed discussions on the Second International
Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service and the schedule
of post-conference visitation, the practical case collection of disaster
prevention and reduction with local context, user demand research, DRR
international cooperation, DRR future planning, etc., and finally formed
a series of good consensus. Dr. Liu Chang, Director of division of
international cooperation, IKCEST joined the exchange.
In order to implement the achievements of this visit, the DRR team has
drawn up the next step plan, which will promote the construction of DRR
and further enhance its influence in UNESCO.
Fig 1 :Reporting the progress to UNESCO DRR
Fig 2 :Exchanging with UNESCO DRR
Fig 3 :Discussing with Miguel Clusene-Godt, the director of Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences
Fig 4 :Group photo
Provided by the IKCEST Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service System