Promoting Ecosystems for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation, Opportunities for Integration
With case study contributions from PEDRR partners, this discussion paper highlights opportunities for integration between DRR and CCA, through ecosystem-based approaches.
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As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action.
Side Event: Wetlands and Disaster Risk Reduction: Resilient communities
Saturday 6th June, 13:15-14:45, Room: Rio de Janeiro B
This side event aims to support Member States in their deliberations of the proposed Resolution on Wetlands and Disaster Risk Reduction.
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The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is seeking experts to conduct regional biodiversity and ecosystem services assessments as well as land degradation and restoration assessments.
Deadline: 31 March 2015
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