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Reinventing business research | timetric.com Rio’s call to action on disaster risk reduction By Dizery Salim RIO DE JANEIRO, 22 June 2012 - The largest UN summit ever organized closes today with an urgent worldwide call for accelerated implementation of the international blueprint for disaster risk reduction agreed by all UN member States seven years ago. Against a backdrop of 1.3 million deaths, 4.4 billion people affected and $2 trillion in economic losses from disasters since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, Heads of State and high-level representatives urged States, international financial institutions, international organizations and civil society "to accelerate implementation" of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters. Margareta Wahlström, UN Special Representative for Disaster Reduction, who is in Rio de Janeiro for the summit, commended the declaration's focus on future risk levels. "The potential for disaster is always rising.

Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-Present PDF of Award Winners & Honor Books, 1938-Present 2010s | 2000s | 1990s | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s | 1950s | 1940s | 1930s 2010s Click on the title link to discover the award-winning book’s cover art and copyright page. 2018 Medal Winner Wolf in the Snow, illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell (Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan) Honor Books: Big Cat, Little Cat, illustrated and written by Elisha Cooper (Roaring Brook Press/Holtzbrinck) Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, illustrated by Gordon C. Members of the 2018 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee are: Chair, Letitia A. 2017 Medal Winner Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated and written by Javaka Steptoe (Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.) Leave Me Alone! Members of the 2017 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee: Chair Rhonda K. 2016 Medal Winner Members of the 2016 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee: Chair Rachel G. 2015 Medal Winner 2014 Medal Winner 2013 Medal Winner Creepy Carrots!

About Us | The Aston CRISIS Centre Why the Aston CRISIS Centre? Since 2001, members of the Aston Centre for Research Into Safety and Security (The Aston CRISIS Centre) at Aston Business School have been researching and consulting to safety and security related organizations. Our range of projects have had widespread impact on policy and practice including: the writing of new law, informing high-level policy advisors, working with a wide range of governments on evacuation preparedness, training groups of international emergency managers, transferring research findings to international governments, running a UK seminar network on safety and security. Given the heightened focus on safety and security (in its broadest sense), the Aston CRISIS Centre emerged from a need in government and private organisations for high quality support in preparing their operations and their people for new global challenges. We welcome enquiries on new projects. Please contact Dr. Our mission Achieving the mission Staff Past staff

Bonne utilisation de l'e-mail en entreprise L’e-mail s’est imposé comme l’outil le plus utilisé en entreprise du fait qu'il permette de : - multiplier les communications indépendamment du nombre de correspondants et de leur disponibilité immédiate ; - assurer la traçabilité et le suivi des échanges ; - gérer la diffusion de l’information, personnelle ou au sein d’un groupe, directe ou indirecte ; - classer, archiver et rechercher les communications réalisées. Ce guide pratique est à destination des dirigeants d’entreprise. Son objectif est de donner un aperçu de l’ensemble des sujets liés à l’usage de l’e-mail et des points clés correspondant à chacun des niveaux impliqués (dirigeants, collaborateurs et service informatique gérant l’outil mail, prestataires), tout en permettant un dialogue entre ces diverses populations autour de ce sujet. Le guide est organisé en fiches, accessibles séparément selon ses besoins, avec un glossaire des principaux termes du domaine. Liens - Cartographie des acteurs de l'innovation

Breathingearth - CO2, birth & death rates by country, simulated real-time Top scientist appeals for better communication of risk Professor Sir John Beddington, the UK government's chief scientific adviserBy Dizery Salim RIO DE JANEIRO, 21 June 2012 - The UK's Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington, used yesterday's UNISDR "Resilient Cities" event at Rio+20 to make an urgent appeal for scientists to use plain language if they are to play a larger role in policymaking on climate change. "The next fifteen years are really problematic. "Climate change and better weather technology allow us to predict extremes well in advance and to do it well. Addressing the event, "Resilient Cities: Local Action to Achieve Sustainable Development", Sir John said there was a strong role for science to play in disaster risk reduction and resilience building, including prediction and the use of historical data in designing cities in vulnerable areas. Ms. Mayor Ortuzar said: "I think this is a topic that we should try to promote in every space we have available. Ms. "Population density is a major problem in Bangladesh," said Mr.

School Library Journal | The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture Afficher plus d'informations au passage de la souris sur une icône ODD Un monde libéré de la faim et de la malnutrition où l’alimentation et l’agriculture contribuent à l’amélioration des conditions de vie de tous La FAO œuvre pour éliminer la pauvreté rurale avec les gouvernements et ses partenaires pour autonomiser les personnes les plus marginalisés au monde La FAO favorise et surveille la sécurité alimentaire, elle développe des pratiques agricoles durables pour des millions de personnes à travers le monde La FAO renforce les capacités des gouvernements et du secteur privé afin d’assurer la qualité et la sûreté des aliments à travers la chaîne alimentaire La FAO investit dans des systèmes d’éducation sensibles aux besoins des communautés rurales et soutient un meilleur accès à l’enseignement primaire La FAO soutient l’égalité des sexes dans les processus de prise de décisions dans le but d’augmenter les niveaux de nutrition et d’améliorer la productivité agricole

World Health Organization UNISDR 8 Websites for Book Lovers At this point most everyone has heard of LibraryThing, the most popular social cataloging website online, and perhaps even of the Amazon-owned Shelfari, but here are a few websites for book lovers that you may not have heard about: Blippr Blippr is a website where you can add short reviews of 160 characters or less of books, movies, music, games, and applications. You can connect your account to many other social networks such as Twitter and Facebook where you can continue your conversations. Book Cover Archive The Book Cover Archive is a collection of over 1,000 book covers categorized and browsable by designers, authors, titles, art directors, photographers, illustrators, and more. BookJetty BookJetty is a social cataloging app that will let you set up a bookshelf of titles you own or want and then easily search for them in your local library with a click. Book Glutton BookGlutton is a social community where you can read public domain books and discuss them with groups. Gurulib Listal

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