Hidrološko izrazje – Terminology in Hydrology: 1418 terms in 4 languages (English, German, French, Slovenian) published by Mikoš et al. in 2002 in Acta hydrotechnica, 20(32), 3-324.
World Construction Forum 2019 in Ljubljana (April 8 – 11, 2019) successfully finished. Over 600 participants from 43 countries could follow nearly 100 oral presentations, including Forum plenary and keynote session presentations.
A successful meeting with Professor Jing Peng, Vice President, and Mr. Jindong Cai, Division of International Cooperation, the two representatives from the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, Beijing, China was held on April 5, 2019 in Ljubljana, discussing potential fields of collaboration between the UNESCO Chair on WRDRR from Ljubljana and the IWHR from Beijing.
A successful meeting with the representatives from UNESCO Chair on Intersectoral Safety for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience, SPRINT-Lab, University of Udine, Italy was held on February 18, 2019 in Ljubljana, discussing potential fields of collaboration: World Construction Forum 2019 in Ljubljana, ICL 5th World Landslides Forum in Kyoto 2020, and in the MUVEx Network that takes care for UNESCO VISUS Programme.
University of Ljubljana UNESCO Chair contributed to a survey on the activities of 34 UNESCO Chairs from seven countries of the Northern Hemisphere (Germany, Iceland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Korea, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom) to assess the contribution of the chairs toward the UN SDGs.
University of Ljubljana UNESCO Chair poster at the 1st International Conference on Mobilizing UNESCO Chairs in Natural Sciences for policy action towards 2030, Geneva, Switzerland (July 5 – 7, 2017)
International Conference on Mobilizing UNESCO Chairs in Natural Sciences for policy action towards 2030 on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs programme, Geneva, Switzerland (July 5 – 7, 2017)
4th World Landslide Forum successfully finished (Ljubljana, May 29 – June 2, 2017)
Slovenija in 3. svetovna konferenca Združenih narodov o zmanjšanju tveganja nesreč = Slovenia and the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan, 2015
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 – 2030
Seven global targets are:
(a) Substantially reduce global disaster mortality by 2030, aiming to lower the average per 100,000 global mortality rate in the decade 2020–2030 compared to the period 2005–2015;
(b) Substantially reduce the number of affected people globally by 2030, aiming to lower the average global figure per 100,000 in the decade 2020–2030 compared to the period 2005–2015;
(c) Reduce direct disaster economic loss in relation to global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030;
(d) Substantially reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services, among them health and educational facilities, including through developing their resilience by 2030;
(e) Substantially increase the number of countries with national and local disaster risk reduction strategies by 2020;
(f) Substantially enhance international cooperation to developing countries through adequate and sustainable support to complement their national actions for implementation of the present Framework by 2030;
(g) Substantially increase the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to people by 2030.
Priorities for Action are:
Priority 1: Understanding disaster risk.
Priority 2: Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk.
Priority 3: Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience.
Priority 4: Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.