The International Training Workshop on Resource & Environment Scientific Data Sharing along the“Belt and Road”was successfully held at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, From November 4 to 18, 2023. The workshop, organized by the team of Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service (DRR) of International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO (IKCEST), attracted 58 participants from 10 countries. 20 trainees from 7 countries, including Pakistan, Mongolia, Russia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Uzbekistan, and Jordan, were selected to attend the workshop.
The 14-day training workshop focused on topics such as data sharing platform technology, data governance and standardization technology, big data-driven data sharing applications, disaster risk reduction knowledge service, data sharing, and international cooperation in disaster risk reduction. The training workshop aims to establish a data-sharing system for resource and environmental data, provide a data foundation for international collaborative research and enhance regional disaster risk reduction capabilities and sustainable development capacities.
This workshop organized 23 reports, including a presentation titled " Current Practices of the International Knowledge Centre for Engineering Sciences and Technology under the Auspices of UNESCO" by Dr. Liu Chang, the Secretary-General of IKCEST. Prof. Wang Juanle, Executive Director of IKCEST-DRR, delivered presentations on "Resources and Environmental Scientific Data Integration and Sharing in the ‘Belt and Road’ area" and "Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service System, IKCEST under the Auspices of UNESCO".
Presentation by Dr. Liu Chang, Secretary-General of IKCEST
Presentation by Prof. Wang Juanle, Executive Director of IKCEST-DRR
Group photo of trainees with their certificates