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  • 1. A Platform for Knowledge Collaboration In Disaster Risk Reduction Information Management Group , UN/ISDR
  • 2. Contents <ul><li>Why PreventionWeb? </li></ul><ul><li>PreventionWeb is… </li></ul><ul><li>PreventionWeb is not… </li></ul><ul><li>The Network ( Who? ) </li></ul><ul><li>Why collaborate? </li></ul><ul><li>How to collaborate? </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed National Platforms Network </li></ul><ul><li>Role of the UN/ ISDR </li></ul><ul><li>Keys to success </li></ul><ul><li>The Way Forward </li></ul>
  • 3. Why PreventionWeb ? <ul><li>To establish an environment which will encourage people to create, organize, share and use knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a common platform for institutions to get connected, share experiences and solve problems in DRR focused areas. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a collaborative information system to organize and locate information easily. </li></ul><ul><li>To facilitate direct interaction and information sharing (face to face, e-mail / virtual conferencing, etc). </li></ul>DRR:- Disaster Risk Reduction
  • 4. PreventionWeb is . . . <ul><li>A platform for collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Owned by its partners and stakeholders. </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitated by the ISDR. </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized in nature. </li></ul><ul><li>An incentive-based system. </li></ul><ul><li>A gateway to the “World of Disaster Risk Reduction” </li></ul>
  • 5. PreventionWeb is not… <ul><li>Just another web site… </li></ul><ul><li>A ‘dumping ground’ for DRR-related information </li></ul><ul><li>A project </li></ul>
  • 6. The Network (Who?) Expanded Network
  • 7. Why collaborate? <ul><li>Collaboration Services: </li></ul><ul><li>Members virtual workspace for decentralized content management. </li></ul><ul><li>Moderated access and facilitation. </li></ul><ul><li>Moderated discussion forum for problem solving. </li></ul><ul><li>Document management system. </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>DRR good practices and methodology sharing tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Moderated intra network e-mail groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives for collaboration: </li></ul><ul><li>Access to virtual, physical library and the whole knowledge base. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to ISDR information bases. </li></ul><ul><li>Be part of a common platform for networking and knowledge sharing. </li></ul><ul><li>Map center – Hazard &amp; vulnerability maps. </li></ul><ul><li>Independent virtual workspace for greater visibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Job and training opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Contests and awards. </li></ul><ul><li>Partners services (viz. CRED statistics, stormtrackers, seismic monitor, GDACS, etc.) </li></ul>
  • 8. How to collaborate? Public Interface Regional Inst. User Interface National Platform User Interface Civil Society Users Interface E-mail/ Discussion List Server Create/ Acquire Create/ Acquire Create/ Acquire Documentation , consolidation of electronic discussions Filtered/ Authenticated Content Access, Share, Learn &amp; Discover Knowledge Facilitation of workshops, seminars, group interactions and documentation of practices and experiences Extranet Global Disaster Risk Reduction Information Platform A Process Flow Diagram ISDR DBs Virtual &amp; Physical library Knowledge Base Blended approach (e.g., face to face, video conferencing, internet based learning…). <ul><li>Stakeholders / Users </li></ul><ul><li>Workspace/ Interface </li></ul><ul><li>Individual user / network member </li></ul><ul><li>gateway to the global knowledge base. </li></ul><ul><li>A private workspace to reflect the work in DRR and create </li></ul><ul><li>visibility at the global level. </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting ownership of content. </li></ul>National Platforms Network Regional Networks Civil Society Network
  • 9. Proposed National Platform Network implementation NP NP NP NP Asia NP NP NP Africa NP NP NP Latin America &amp; Caribbean National platform Regional Content Manager (Regional Institution) Quality Assurance (validation and authentication of content) Regional Content Manager (Regional Institution) Regional Content Manager (Regional Institution) UN/ ISDR playing a key role building the capacity of the regional Institutions and ensuring ownership. Virtual &amp; Physical library Knowledge Base ISDR DBs ISDR DBs                        Asia &amp; Pacific Africa Latin America &amp; Caribiean
  • 10. Role of the ISDR secretariat <ul><li>Regional offices : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build the capacity of regional institutions (network facilitators); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate information and good practices at the regional level. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Geneva office : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide resources and support to regional offices in their role; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making ‘knowledge networking’ a priority in the Unit workplans. </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Role of the ISDR secretariat <ul><li>Library (Virtual &amp; Physical) : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acts as the knowledge base for the DRR community; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Builds/creates explicit knowledge through the collaborative network of PreventionWeb; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acts as the major incentive for PreventionWeb’s partners, stakeholders and users to participate and collaborate; </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Keys to Success <ul><li>Effective moderation/ facilitation. </li></ul><ul><li>Broad participation and ownership. </li></ul><ul><li>Quality content </li></ul><ul><li>Proactive content acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>TEAMwork </li></ul><ul><li>Credibility </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility in accomodating partners and stakeholders. </li></ul>
  • 13. The Way Forward <ul><li>User perspective assesment. </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder consultations. </li></ul><ul><li>Project planning (work plan &amp; cost plan) </li></ul><ul><li>Development of base content. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of the web portal. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships development. </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of existing databases and tools. </li></ul><ul><li>User/ stakeholders orientation. </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting capacity building at the national and regional levels. </li></ul>

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