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Training Workshop on Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Management

March 30, 2015

The Regional Training Workshop in Asia and the Pacific: Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Management Using E-Government, was held in Songdo, Republic of Korea from 25 to 27 March 2015, organized by the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) through United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), in collaboration with United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
 
The Workshop which expects to gather a total of 50 participants from about 20 countries, academia, private sector and international organisations, explored diverse policy issues, challenges and best practices related to e-government for disaster risk management. With a particular focus on approaching and analyzing the subject from a practitioner’s perspective, it provided a venue for establishing conceptual and strategic guidelines in developing future frameworks for cross-sectoral governance conducive to implementing successful ICT-enabled disaster risk management. 

The three-day workshop was composed of two-day presentation and discussion sessions, followed by one-day study tour. As for the sessions, the first two sessions was organized by UNOSD and the last two sessions by UNPOG and the session titles are as follows:
    Session I: The Sustainable Development Agenda and ICT
    Session II 
     - Part I: Knowledge Platforms and Knowledge Sharing for Sustainable Development
     - Part II: Issues and Obstacles in Inter-organizational Information and Knowledge Sharing
    Session III: Collaborative Governance for Disaster Risk Management
    Session IV
     - Part I: Country Experiences
     - Part II: Establishing the System on ICT-enabled Disaster Risk Management

Agenda and aide-memoire are attached, and for more information, please refer to the following link: http://www.unpog.org/activity/activity02_02.php?seq=394

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