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  • Discussing GEM’s role in DRR

    Discussing GEM’s role in DRR

    events | 22 Sep 2014 > As a runner-up to the 3rd World Conference on DRR in Sendai and a forum for discussion on the post-2015 DRR framework, this year’s IDRC Davos conference proved to be a very interesting event.

  • Excitement at UR

    Excitement at UR

    events | 13 Aug 2014 > GEM clearly couldn’t miss the third Understanding Risk Forum and the opportunity to actively participate in this innovative biannual gathering where policy makers, developers, companies, nonprofit and research institutions, meet to exchange knowledge and ideas on understanding and managing disaster risk better.

  • Gem at Anchorage

    Gem at Anchorage

    events | 13 Aug 2014 > GEM attended the 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering in the third week of July, where our progresses in the field of seismic hazard and risk assessment, and the OpenQuake platform were presented in a special session

  • Recent activities in South America

    Recent activities in South America

    events | 12 Aug 2014 > On July 23-25, representatives of GEM hazard team successfully attended the III Latin-American Congress of Seismology - IASPEI Regional Assembly in Bogotá. The event was a wonderful opportunity to meet with the local scientific community and to disseminate and discuss the work done so far in the context of the on-going GEM regional programme for South America (SARA).

  • Joint Board Meeting

    Joint Board Meeting

    announcements | 06 Aug 2014 > For the first time since GEM was established, a Joint Board Meeting was held, during which the Science Board and Governing Board members had the chance to get to know each other in their respective roles and talk about existing opportunities and future paths.