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Interdisciplinary Bilateral Postgraduate Studies Programme

  MUS (Urban Management) scholarships for candidates from sub-Saharan Africa For studies in the School of Architecture and...

COVID-19 Working Groups for Public Health and Social Sciences Research

Based on the outpouring of interest from the research community and our mission to advance convergence...

COVID-19 Global Research Registry and COVID-19 Working Groups for Public Health and Social Sciences

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the urgent need for coordination, collaboration, and information-sharing among researchers worldwide. CONVERGE, a...

Launch of The Global Risks Report 2020

The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting....

Reflection on ARMS 2

  The Second African Risk Methods School (ARMS II)[1] jointly organised by UNESCO, and the Periperi U...

African Risk Methods School 2019 - Addis Ababa

The African continent is experiencing massive shift towards urbanisation with ever growing and developing cities home...

Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

In June 2019, the director of the partners based at the University of Sciences and Technology...

Periperi U join new Af-STAG and AYAB

Staff from the Periperi U partners were invited to apply to become members of the newly...

International Summer School on Humanitarian Engineering at Makerere University, Uganda

Makerere University collaborated with Boston University to develop and organise a summer school titled “Humanitarian Engineering...

Building Code Workshop for the seismically active region of Mount Cameroon

On 3 July, the partners based at the University of Buea held a Expert committee meeting/workshop to...

Request for Expression of Interest (EOI): Strengthening of SADC Regional Disaster Preparedness and Response Institutional and Coordination Mechanisms

The SADC Secretariat has received a loan from the World Bank towards the implementation of the STRENGTHENING...

KNYSNA FIRES OF 2017: LEARNING FROM THIS DISASTER

The Partners based at Stellenbosch University South Africa, in collaboration with Santam and the CSIR (Council...

2019 Global Platform Report

During the sixth session Global Platform on DRR , held in Geneva Switzerland, the 2019 edition...

Periperi U at the Global Platform 2019

From 13 - 17 May 2019, representatives from the Periperi U partners travelled to Geneva, Switzerland...

Periperi U Phase IV Evaluation Report Released

  Recently, Periperi U had an evaluation on its activities between 26 May 2016 to 25 May...

Accelerating Scientific, Academic and Technology Capability to Advance Risk Reduction and Resilience-Building 2019-2030

The Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG) Working Group recently released a report on their findings...

UCL IRDR 9th Annual Conference

Unviversity College of London's Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) will be holding their 9th...

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI)

CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THE BI-ENNIAL REPORT ON THE PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION...