Regional Consultative Workshop on El Niño in Asia-Pacific
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangkok Regional Hub are co-organizing the Regional Consultative Workshop on El Niño in Asia-Pacific. The workshop will take place from 7 to 9 June 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. It will focus on identifying national experiences for multi-sectoral impact assessment of slow-onset disasters and extreme seasonal variability and also for formulating and managing societal responses to El Niño. It will showcase different assessment tools, such as seasonal climate forecasts and social and economic impact outlooks.The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) will provide technical facilitation for the consultation.