Date(s) – 19/11/2015 – 22/11/2015
7:00 am – 8:00 am




An effort of experts in governance ,environmental studies in science, social sciences and policy making to develop preventive and risk reduction frameworks for disaster management. It is an effort to generate and develop community resilience and to strengthen institutional and legal structures which respond effectively to disasters much before they occur. The conference aims to build greater professionalism within the framework of International Humanitarian Assistance and environmental legal and juridical order.

There are 28 thematic sessions structured around 10 clusters. More than 200 papers from across the world have already been selected through a peer review process.These papers would debate and prepare for addressing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.


A national seminar on Designing a Social Science based Course Curriculum for Teaching Disaster Research on 21st September 2015.

2nd Global Meet

Multi-disciplinary Approach towards Globalization, Climatic Change, Disaster Mitigation, Governance and Human Wellbeing from 1 – 4 April 2015, JNU, New Delhi


Disaster Law : Can Laws Make Communities Safer from Disasters organised by The Transdisciplinary Disaster Research Programme
of Jawaharlal Nehru University from 14th – 16th November 2014 at JNU. Click for list of participants

Leadership, Land and Local Governance, organised by Network of Asia Pacific Schools & Institutions of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), 20-22 June 2013, Ecoashram, Dehradun(India).


1. 10th Network of Asia Pacific Schools & Institutions of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) Annual Conference on Locked in Growth Patterns: Revisiting Land, Water and Disaster for the post 2015 Development Agenda from 7-9 December 2013 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


1. Consultative Meet On Disaster Risk Reduction And Community Resilience Against Climatic Change Hazards, JNU-DRP in association with the World Bank, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, National Disaster Management Authority, International Committee of Red Cross, 4 August 2014, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India).

2. Focus Group meeting on Community Resilience Framework, Indicators and Measuring Tools, JNU-DRP in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, and National Disaster Management Authority, 30 June 2014, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India).

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