Confab discusses disaster readiness
As published in Vietnamnews on 20/07/2011
HA NOI — Viet Nam needs a more comprehensive legal framework on natural disaster risk management, a conference heard yesterday. Speaking at the launch in Ha Noi of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations Development Programme's deputy country director Barnaby Jones said that disasters, such as the recent earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand and floods in Pakistan, had continued to affect the lives of millions of people around the world.
- Follow livestreaming of Helen Clark, the head of UNDP, opening the second Regular Session of our Executive Board, which is where we report back to donors and partners on the status of our year's programs. The Executive Board is also responsible for approving our workplans and country program documents for the types of projects we do in countries. about an hour ago
- The SDGs are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all human beings enjoy peace and prosperity. about an hour ago
- "See more posts on"Facebook