International Disaster and Risk Conference August 2014, Switzerlandpublished: January 20, 2014
The 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference 24 – 28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, is organised in close cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. IDRC Davos 2014 will serve UNISDR as the science & technology input platform for the post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and provide recommendations towards the UN World Conference on disaster risk reduction in Sendai, Japan, March 2015. Scientists from various disciplines, experts and practitioners are encouraged to contribute to this process by submitting papers to the IDRC Davos conference 2014. Authors from research, industry, policy, UN and international organisations, civil society and the public are invited to submit abstracts within the overall framework of conference topics. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 28 February 2014. See call for abstracts for more information.