Islamabad, Pakistan – ADPC and Pakistan signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) enabling which recognizes ADPC as an international organization in Pakistan in accordance with the article 4.1 of ADPC Charter
Bangkok, Thailand – On 2 January 2024, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) hosted Dr. Christopher Elias, President of the Global Development Division of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the Foundation), at the ADPC headquarters in Bangkok.
Bangkok, Thailand – Over 100 participants, including government officials, United Nations agencies, civil society and non-government organizations, private sector, and innovators joined ADPC's hybrid side event on 'Targeting Transformative Adaptation for Riskier Times: Innovation in Climate Adaptation and Resilience in Asia' at UNESCAP's Fourth Disaster Week from 24-27 July 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.�
ADPC also launched the new phase of the iCARE Innovations Fund to foster climate resilience and adaptation innovations by facilitating transformative, affordable, and accessible climate solutions. Using and creating data and analytics will advance the South Asia Region's decision-support systems, guidelines, standards, innovation, and co-creation.�