Please find below information regarding the 2019 Global Platform – Applications to the Innovation Platform and nominations for the UN Sasakawa Award for your action.
Call for applications to the Innovation Platform
UNISDR is pleased to announce that is has launched a call for applications to the Innovation Platform at the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. This Global Platform will be the first to feature an Innovation Platform, which will aim to attract, showcase and display applications of new and innovative approaches in disaster risk reduction. Innovation Platform proposals can be related to a number of areas, such as new methodologies to implement disaster risk reduction, or the use of new technology, innovative awareness-raising or educational activities and many more. For details on the selection criteria and the application process timeline, please click on the following link:
The call is now open and will close on 15 January 2019. Please note that only confirmed Global Platform participants can submit a proposal, therefore please first register for the Global Platform.
UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction
UNISDR is also pleased to announce that the call for nominations for the 2019 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction is now open. Following the theme of “Building inclusive and resilient societies,” the award will recognize individuals, organizations and initiatives that have best contributed to ensuring inclusive, accessible and non-discriminatory participation in disaster risk reduction activities for all sections of society, especially the poor. Please visit the following site for full details on the award and the process for nominations: https://www.unisdr.org/files/62115_sasakawaawardnominationform2019.pdf
We look forward to your active participation.