VNU Asia Pacific is part of VNU Group, a globally operating exhibition company with offices in Utrecht, Shanghai as well as in Bangkok, and consolidates the international exhibition business of Royal Dutch Jaarbeurs. In South East Asia, Jaarbeurs has formed a Joint Venture with TCC Assets, a leading corporate conglomerate in the fast growing region. From its business hub located in Bangkok, VNU Asia Pacific covers all key exhibition markets in South East Asia.www.vnuasiapacific.com@company
DDPM was established on the 3rd of October 2002 as an agency under Ministry of Interior (MOI) to handle disaster management responsibilities. As disaster situations in Thailand got worse due to population increase, urbanization and impact of climate change, the establishment of DDPM is to have a better and more effective mechanism to prevent disaster damage and loss and to mitigate calamity due to man-made and natural disasters.www.disaster.go.th/en/@company
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) serves as the United Nations’ regional hub promoting cooperation among countries to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. The largest regional intergovernmental platform with 53 Member States and 9 associate members, ESCAP has emerged as a strong regional think-tank offering countries sound analytical products that shed insight into the evolving economic, social and environmental dynamics of the region. The Commission’s strategic focus is to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is reinforced and deepened by promoting regional cooperation and integration to advance responses to shared vulnerabilities, connectivity, financial cooperation and market integration. ESCAP’s research and analysis coupled with its policy advisory services, capacity building and technical assistance to governments aims to support countries’ sustainable and inclusive development ambitions.
The overall objective of ESCAP is to promote inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in the Asia-Pacific region, with priority accorded to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. ESCAP emphasizes strengthening institutional capacities to serve the rights of the people of the region and address their aspirations and needs. ESCAP pursues this objective by carrying out work, in close cooperation with other United Nations entities and intergovernmental organizations in the region.
UNDRR (formerly UNISDR) is the United Nations focal point for disaster risk reduction. UNDRR oversees the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, supporting countries in its implementation, monitoring and sharing what works in reducing existing risk and preventing the creation of new risk.www.undrr.org@company
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is an autonomous international organization that works to build the resilience of people and institutions to disasters and climate change impacts in Asia and the Pacific. Established in 1986, it provides comprehensive technical services to countries in the region across social and physical sciences to support sustainable solutions for risk reduction and climate resilience. ADPC supports countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific in building their DRR systems, institutional mechanisms and capacities to become resilient to numerous hazards, such as floods, landslides, earthquake, cyclones, droughts, etc.
Working across a broad range of specialist areas, ADPC develops and implements cross-sectoral projects/programs on the strategic themes of risk governance, urban resilience, climate resilience, health risk management, preparedness for response and resilient recovery. Our strategic themes are complemented and underpinned by the cross-cutting themes of gender and diversity, regional and transboundary cooperation as well as poverty and livelihoods. The ADPC Academy designs and delivers specialist capacity-building and training courses at all levels and also enhances the capabilities of national training centers on DRR.
Through its work, ADPC supports the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the New Urban Agenda, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the agenda defined at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, and other relevant international frameworks.ADPC is governed by its nine founding member countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. The Bangkok headquarters and country offices in Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka host experts who work towards inclusive development goals across our strategic as well as cross-cutting themes.
Mekong Institute (MI) is an intergovernmental organization that deepens regional cooperation and integration through capacity development, dialogue, and advocacy for the acceleration of sustainable socioeconomic development and poverty alleviation in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
Founded and represented by Cambodia, P.R. China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, MI supports regional cooperation frameworks by contributing to agricultural development and commercialization; trade and investment facilitation; and sustainable energy and environment, while addressing issues of social inclusion and vulnerability, digital economy and innovation, and labor mobility to cement holistic and sustainable impacts in the subregion and beyond.
ASSIST was established in 2003 as a three-person NGO in the Philippines. From there, we have expanded through the rest of the region of Southeast Asia. Inspired by the growth since, we are still driven by the same passion and purpose for progress and prosperity in Asia.
We take pride in our professional outlook, social responsibility, and process-oriented approach to capacity building towards social improvement and sustainable transformation.
Here at Initiative for Global Resilience, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for all. Our decision making process is informed by comprehensive empirical studies and high quality data evaluation. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits.www.i4gr.org@company
The School of Architecture and Design (SoA + D) at King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) was founded in 1994 to offer complete architecture and design studies in English. Five international bachelor's degree programs are taught, such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, industrial design, communication design, and eight fields of study in an international graduate school for design and planning.
The school offers a vital variety of approaches based on a holistic understanding and an omnipresent focus on creativity. As the architecture and design education system feeds into various fields of study, it is in the interests of the school and its students to promote such opportunities based on an underlying knowledge and practical foundation with a strong belief in results-oriented education.
Our active participation in the symposium "Designing Resilience in Asia" is only one but a great example of this conviction and way of thinking.
AsianNGO is a one-stop solution to all your grants, partnership, and learning needs. We aim to empower and unite NGOs, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises and philanthropists with NGO funding sources to help them amplify their impact towards society’s development . Being a highly efficient engine, AsianNGO focuses on supporting and ensuring the sustainability of the key actors in the development sector by providing information on nonprofit funding sources, relevant funds for ngos, securing partnerships and accommodating learning needs.asianngo.org/#home@company
Asia Pacific Fire is the only quarterly journal for the Asia Pacific Fire protection, fire service and emergency management communities. Asia Pacific Fire is dedicated to keeping our readers up to date with current research, new and innovative equipment, techniques and training methods. We also cover regional news stories and current issues.apfmag.mdmpublishing.com@company
Emergency Live is the only multilingual magazine dedicated to people involved in rescue and emergency. As such, it is the ideal medium in terms of speed and cost for trading companies to reach large numbers of target users; for example, all companies involved in some way in the equipping of specialised means of transport. From vehicle manufacturers to companies involved in equipping those vehicles, to any supplier of life- saving and rescue equipment and aids.www.emergency-live.com@company