DPMM Student selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow

Mr. Ganesh Dhungana, a doctoral candidate in Disaster Preparedness Mitigation and Management (DPMM) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), has been selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow by the Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom. The SSHAP fellowship supports future leaders in social science to apply their knowledge in humanitarian emergencies in locally relevant ways. 

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Webinar: Forest Restoration and Global Sustainability We celebrate the International Day of Forests 2021

Webinar: Forest Restoration and Global Sustainability

We celebrate the International Day of Forests 2021

With almost 500 million hectares of tropical forests being degraded by now and another 13 million hectares being lost annually, there is a critical need to restore these forests to avoid more future punishment by the Mother Nature. The New York Declaration on Forests set the target to restore 350M hectares of forests by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals 15 specifically recognizes the need to manage and restore the forests.

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2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development

We are happy to announce the “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” from 24 -25 June 2021 scheduled to be held at Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND (In-person and Virtual) [www.disaster-sustainability.org]. The “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” organized by the Asian Institute of Technology brings together discussion on various dimensions of higher education systems in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development. The International Symposium will focus on various dimensions of existing and future risk scenarios and concerted efforts of the scientific communities to find new adaptation methods. 

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2021 International Women’s Day Celebration – Achieving an Equal Future: #Choose to Challenge

This year’s UN official theme on Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”. We focus on our everyday lives – what/ how we eat, move, relate to others, communicate, study, work, and live our lives. We can choose to challenge gender inequality in our daily lives – any time, alone or with others. We believe that an accumulation of these everyday consciousness by individuals can lead us to collectively overcoming gender bias and realizing a more equal and inclusive future.

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