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Desertification & Drought Day 2023: Her Land. Her Rights

Bangkok, Thailand – World Desertification and Drought Day (WDDD), established by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), aims to promote international cooperation and raise awareness about the importance of combating desertification and drought. The WDDD observes annually on June 17 th and it provides an opportunity to engage governments,

World Meteorological Day - 2023 Theme: The Future of Weather, Climate and Water across Generations

 ,   – The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 and SDG 13 have brought attention to global issues such availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and climate actions to minimize risks, respectively. Climate change is a major factor contributing to significant alterations in the earth's weather, climate, and water systems.

Disaster Risk Management Leadership Training of Trainers

Bishoftu, Ethiopia – Following the Disaster Risk Management Leadership Workshop for Ministers and Senior Federal Government Officials held on March 9-10, 2024, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) on Disaster Risk Management Leadership at Pyramid Hotel in Bishoftu, Ethiopia from March 13-18, 2024. The training was co-organized by the Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Commission (EDRMC) in collaboration with the ADPC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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