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15 July 2017

Aid and trade facilitation high on the agenda at multi-lateral talks in Geneva

The facilitation of aid was the subject of a high-level meeting in Geneva this week, where leaders from across the economic, trade, development and humanitarian sectors gathered together with government representatives at the 2017 ‘Aid for Trade’ event.
Irish Research Council (IRC) CAROLINE Programme: ‘Collaborative Research fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe’
28 June 2017

Irish Research Council (IRC) CAROLINE Programme: ‘Collaborative Research fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe’

The IRC Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme provides experienced researchers with an opportunity to obtain a prestigious research mobility and career development Fellowship.
“Having strong laws in place can indeed save lives”: Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction reiterates the important role of law and regulation
9 June 2017

“Having strong laws in place can indeed save lives”: Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction reiterates the important role of law and regulation

The role of law and regulations in strengthening disaster risk reduction was featured throughout discussions at the Global Platform for DRR held in Cancun, Mexico, in May.
New disaster law research underway! Development of a ‘Checklist on Law and Disaster Preparedness and Response’ launched this month.
9 June 2017

New disaster law research underway! Development of a ‘Checklist on Law and Disaster Preparedness and Response’ launched this month.

An exciting new research initiative has been launched by the IFRC Disaster Law Programme, to develop a new Checklist on Disaster Preparedness and Response.
Third progress report on the implementation of the IDRL Guidelines
7 December 2015

Third progress report on the implementation of the IDRL Guidelines

The IFRC issued its third progress report on the implementation of the IDRL Guidelines, which observes that 23 countries have adopted new laws, rules or procedures drawing on the ...
Law and first aid: Promoting and protecting life-saving action
7 December 2015

Law and first aid: Promoting and protecting life-saving action

The IFRC recently released a report about Law and First Aid, which highlights areas in which stronger legislation related to first aid may contribute to saving more lives.
Report on the survey on disaster relief, regulation and protection
7 December 2015

Report on the survey on disaster relief, regulation and protection

The IFRC has released the results of a survey about disaster relief, regulation and protection. The survey measured current experience about the thorniest regulatory and protection issues in domestic and international disaster relief ...
Release of a new resource for disaster law advisers! UNDP and IFRC unveil their Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction
7 December 2015

Release of a new resource for disaster law advisers! UNDP and IFRC unveil their Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction

To coincide with the 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent’s focus on strengthening legal frameworks for disasters, the IFRC and UNDP released The Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction.
A new “Checklist” and “Handbook” on law and disaster risk reduction are born
7 December 2015

A new “Checklist” and “Handbook” on law and disaster risk reduction are born

Building upon valuable national experiences, the IFRC and UNDP have updated the Checklist on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction and developed the Handbook on law and DRR to provide additional detail and further guidance on the process of legislative review.
University of Reading launches the world’s first dedicated master’s degree in disaster law
7 December 2015

University of Reading launches the world’s first dedicated master’s degree in disaster law

The University of Reading’s School of Law is about to launch the Global Crisis, Conflict and Disaster Management programme – the first disaster law master’s programme.
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