Events of Catastrophes

7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

23-28 May 2022 | Bali (Indonesia)

The UN General Assembly recognizes the Global Platform as the global multi-stakeholder forum to review progress on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. At the Platform, governments, the UN system and all stakeholders get together to share knowledge and discuss the latest developments and trends in reducing disaster risk, identify gaps and make recommendations to further accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework. The seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be organized and convened by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and hosted by the Government of Indonesia.

European Congress of Actuaries 2022 - ECA 2022

2-3 June 2022 | Madrid (Spain)

The Actuarial Association of Europe and the Instituto de Actuarios EspaƱoles will hold the 4th European Congress of Acruaries (ECA 2022) in Madrid, Spain.

In total, more than 250 experts and executives from Europe and beyond are expected to join this year's congress. Given the remote experience of the Corona pandemic in the past two years, the ECA will be an excellent opportunity to meet with many peers of the European community of actuaries.

FRIAR 2022 - 8th International Conference on Flood and Urban Water Management

6-8 July 2022 | Milan (Italy)

Organized by the Wessex Institute of Technology, FRIAR 2022 is the eighth conference of this successful series. The conference started at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London in 2008 and was reconvened in Milan in 2010, Dubrovnik in 2012, Poznan in 2014, Venice in 2016, A Coruna in 2018 and online in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since 2012 a parallel seminar on the Design, Construction, Maintenance, Monitoring and Control of Urban Water has taken place which is now an integral part of the conference.

Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

19-22 September 2022 | Brisbane (Australia)

With the Asia-Pacific experiencing a growth in the frequency and intensity of disasters, investment in reducing our risk to disasters is vital to saving lives and livelihoods, minimising economic loss and ensuring no one is left behind.

The 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction presents an opportunity for delegates from across the Asia Pacific to showcase and share experiences, action and innovation to help build a resilient future for the region.

The conference also represents a final opportunity ahead of the Mid-Term Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) in 2023, to focus on Sendai Framework progress and commitments in the Asia-Pacific Region.