IPCC Calls for Disaster Reduction Experts
13 July 2009: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is seeking disaster reduction experts for lead author and review editor roles.
Further to a proposal from Norway and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR), the IPCC decided to prepare a scientific assessment on managing the risk of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation. Experts should seek endorsement through IPCC national government focal points by 27 July 2009. [Call for nominations]