Future Earth embraces a strong regional engagement for its global agenda to adequately address regional science priorities and end user needs. To achieve this, the Regional Centres provides the five core functions (i.e., coordination, research enabling, communication, capacity building and synthesis and foresight) of the Executive Secretariat within Regions. The Asia Centre will facilitate the implementation and development of the Future Earth in Asia through networking partners and providing platform for interaction, while closely collaborating with the Executive Secretariat.
Call for participation: 2017 Advanced Institute on Disaster Risk Reduction with Systems Approach for Slow-Onset Climate DisastersApply by 8 May 2017 for this capacity building opportunity in Taipei on systems approach to facilitate multidisciplinary and participatory science for detecting and monitoring air pollution disasters in Asia-Pacific region.
Report from International Co-design Workshop on Earth Observation in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals – The Case of Urban Areas in AsiaThe international event took place in Tokyo on 16 - 18 January, 2017, to explore how scientists can link satellite and on-the-ground data on the Earth to socio-economic data to support the implementation of global targets for sustainability.