Droughts and the post-2015 agenda

Description & Learning objectives

While hazards are inevitable, and the elimination of all risk is impossible, there are many technical measures, traditional practices, and public experience that can reduce the extent or severity of economic and social disasters.

In this webinar we will explore how International Organizations are dealing with Drought and how drought is managed and addressed according with the main frameworks: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030; , SDGs and Paris Agreement .


The webinar will last around one hour.

30 minutes presentation, 30 minutes Q&A.


Dr. Ambe Emmanuel Cheo

Dr. Ambe Emmanuel Cheo holds a Ph.D. in Environmental and Resource Management (ERM), from the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany. His Ph.D  thesis on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM): case study of the Far-North region, Cameroon was published as monographs by the Verlag Dr. Kovač. Thereby, he specialized in estimating water balance as defined by the EU-water framework directive and completed fieldwork focused on identifying and evaluating water resources management challenges and making policy recommendations.

Currently, Dr. Cheo is working as Associate Academic Officer for UNU-EHS in the Environmental Vulnerability & Ecosystem Services section (EVES) and the Pan African Cooperation and Educational Technologies (PACET) programme


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Droughts and the post-2015 agenda