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08 to 09 March 2016 | By invitation only

The meeting is part of a series of capacity building activities undertaken in accordance with a Development Account project to address strengthening information and communications technology capacities for disaster risk reduction and development. It is organized by ICT and Development Section of ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of ESCAP on 8-9 March 2016, at United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok.

The meeting address strengthening information and communications technology capacities for disaster risk reduction and development. Participants are from the Asia-Pacific region to focus on addressing key thematic areas such as communications resilience, multi-hazard early warning systems, and emerging solutions. Participants will also review research undertaken during the project and share experiences and strategies on innovative approaches to the use of ICT in a Disaster Management context. The meeting aims to result in improved awareness of stakeholders to utilize ICT to collect and analyze disaster data and mainstream disaster risk reduction into development planning and improved capacity of stakeholders to integrate emerging ICT solutions into disaster risk reduction and development.

Related documents

Programme

  1. Programme and Concept Note

Presentations

  1. Presentation on state of disaster resilience
  2. Presentation on broadband China strategy and its implementation
  3. Presentation on satellite communications, geospatial data and geo portal for disaster risk reduction and sustainable development
  4. Presentation on ADB-ESCAP-ISOC study: unleashing the potential of the internet in Central Asia & beyond
  5. Presentation on realization of actions of the government program of development and introduction of information-communication tehcnologies in the Republic of Tajikistan
  6. Presentation on unleashing the ICT contributions
  7. Presentation on training workshop on knowledge and policy gaps in disaster risk reduction and development planning
  8. Presentation on internet by the numbers
  9. Presentation by NDMA Pakistan, 8-9 March 2016
  10. Presentation on mobile network big data for disaster risk reduction
  11. Presentation on Asia Pacific Information Superhighway (AP-IS)
  12. Presentation on national perspectives on communications resilience among LLDCs
  13. Presentation on national perspectives on emergency satellite communications among Island Nations
  14. Presentation on open government data for disaster risk reduction
  15. Presentation on digital society
  16. Presentation on building e-resilience: enhancing the role of ICTs for disaster risk management

Documents

  1. Information for Participants
  2. List of participants, 8-9 March 2016
  3. Meeting report, Workshop on Knowledge and Policy Gaps in Disaster Risk Reduction and Development Planning

for more information, please contact

Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division [email protected]