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ECB Project Director Speaks at University of Denver, USA; ECB Project Meets with UNISDR Officials in New York, USA
Published on 12 April 2012
Between April 4-6, ECB Project Director Linda Poteat visited the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, Colorado, USA. While there, Linda met with the Director of the Humanitarian Assistance Certificate Program to discuss potential opportunities for collaborative research to benefit both the ECB Project and its member agencies. In addition, the Director presented the ECB Project to academics and students and spoke on a debate panel. More details on the ongoing research discussions will be available shortly.
On April 12-13 Linda Poteat will visit in New York City to meet senior officials from the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). Linda will meet with Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative to the Secretary-General on Disaster Risk Reduction, as well as her deputy Helena Molin-Valdes. Linda will speak on a humanitarian policy panel for the Inter-Agency Standing Committee / Executive Committee on Humanitarian Affairs (IASC/ECHA), attend the UN’s Thematic Debate on Disaster Risk Reduction and meet with academics from New York University’s Center on International Cooperation.
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