Dr Robert Glasser, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), will be visiting the University of Reading next week for a special guest lecture to students, co-sponsored by the Walker Institute.
As SRSG for Disaster Risk Reduction, Dr Glasser leads the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) which serves as the global focal point in the UN system for the coordination of disaster reduction. One of its key aims is to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the UN system, regional organisations and other activities such as teaching and research.
DRR is an issue of major growing importance, including across a number of law and non-law research and teaching areas, including at the University and Walker Institute.
Later on this year (29 June - 1 July) there will also be a Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law Symposium, held at Reading and supported by the Walker Institute. Learn more about this event and it's aims.
NEW ARTICLE: HyCRISTAL researcher wins award for using visual storytelling with farmers in Uganda Farmers communic… https://t.co/KL8h6n2qY5
13:54 PM - 19 May 2020
13:03 PM - 18 May 2020
We spoke to @ChloBrim about her PhD project which looks at #heatwave events across Africa, which have the potential… https://t.co/LtT0fNK3y4
12:26 PM - 15 May 2020
IDAPS integrates #climate, #crops, fisheries and hydrology info with #livelihoods data, helping policy makers to ex… https://t.co/qWiLxg0T3k
12:23 PM - 15 May 2020
Invitation to ICC Livecast on Mobilising International Research to fight #COVIDー19, Friday 15th May 2020, 3PM CET https://t.co/ykOdIQJwt9
15:35 PM - 13 May 2020
"Art is a powerful tool that can make scientific data more accessible on an emotional and human level. Creative Rea… https://t.co/tYNfUvjPtN
15:27 PM - 13 May 2020