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Ed for DRR in China

Researching how to improve DRR Ed in China - finding Gender Cooperation to be key...

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Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on May 28, 2012 at 12:15pm
This blog, by Zhang Ying, show cases the Disaster Education work in China (including his 1 year work in Kyoto), in Chinese.
http://blog.sina.com.cn/bnugeo
You can contact him in English or Chinese at:
张英 .
Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on May 23, 2012 at 9:34am

Beta Website on "Gender & Disaster Risk Reduction Education" conducted for 6 hours at Beijing Normal University, School of Geography, Geography Education Department.  Please share your feedback!  http://bgb.powweb.com/english.html

Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on March 19, 2012 at 6:20pm

We are happy to report that the 12 ppts (6 English, 6 Chinese) and two keynote speeches from the April 222011 UN China & All China Women’s Federation joint Earth Day event “Forum on Climate Change, Disaster Risk and Women: Why Gender Equality Matters” are now available in English and Chinese for download (since May 2011).  These materials can be inspiring to university, high school, middle school and primary education.  

In Chinese: http://www.un.org.cn/local/zh/cms/p/news/27/1716/content.html     

In English: http://www.un.org.cn/local/en/cms/p/news/27/1716/content.html

And at the UN Women Regional Website'联合国妇女署区域'网站http://www.unifem-eseasia.org/China/Presentation_page.html     

Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on March 19, 2012 at 6:10pm

First of it's Kind! Hope to have many more. 6 hour (1 day) Participatory Training  on Feb 18th, 2012 in Beijing (at Beijing Normal University School of Geography, sponsored by Dept of Geography Education with support from students and staff from the School of Social Development and Public Policy) - Gender Mainstreaming for DRR Education for Geography Teachers.  Lead trainer is Ms. Feng Yuan formerly of Action Aid. Materials inspired from many sources, including Irene Dankelman's work on Gender and Climate Change and INEE's Gender Task Group materials. Will post materials on it's new website soon.

Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on August 4, 2011 at 10:41am
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Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on July 8, 2011 at 7:07am

UN & All-China Women's Federation Celebrate Earth Day Honoring the Importance of Gender Empowerment re Disaster Risk Reduction, April 22, 2011 (Beijing)

Comment by Christiana Lawson 罗星薇 on July 8, 2011 at 6:56am
Beijing Normal University, School of Social Development and Public Policy - New PhD Graduate, Mr. Ma Leijun,Received his PhD in May 2011 in "Engendering Disaster Management in China".  He has been working for UN Women for over 6 years on managing gender equality grants at UN China under the China Gender Facility given to local or provincial Chinese NGOs, universities, and governments in order to improve the awareness, consciousness, and practices of Gender Equality with regard to Disaster Preparation, Livelihood Development, Education and Training, and Family Safety, Security and Prosperity.
 

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