International Day for Disaster Reduction

News - 13 October, 2014

Wilton Park’s contribution to reducing risk Today is the International Day for Disaster Reduction. Wilton Park has focused extensively on disaster reduction over the last few years.  A discussion on a gender inclusive approach to disaster prevention, preparedness and response will take place in Manila in November with our partners the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). Other […]

World Radio Day – enhancing global dialogue

News - 13 February, 2014

13 February is UNESCO’s World Radio Day and is a time to reflect on the importance of the radio in furthering communication throughout the world. The particular focus this year is on promoting gender equality, both in the production of radio programmes and through spreading a message of inclusion through their content. The changing nature […]

Wilton Park working with IGAD in Kenya

News - 30 January, 2014

In our first meeting in Kenya we continued our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The meeting discussed the enhanced use of technology to mitigate disaster risk in the Horn of Africa. Strengthening technological capacities and information access for improving […]

Reducing disaster risk in South and South East Asia

News - 5 November, 2013

In partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) we are hosting a high level, two day discussion on managing urban flood risk in Southeast Asian river deltas. Challenges in flood risk management in urban areas of river deltas in South and South East Asia Wednesday 6 November – Thursday 7 November 2013 (WP1257) One […]