World Climate Conference - 3

 

Geneva International Conference Center, Switzerland, 31 August - 4 September 2009                                                                                    

WCC-3 will focus on how humankind can benefit from the advances in climate prediction and information services to manage climate-related risks as a way of developing resilience through adaptation and aims to create a Global Framework for Climate Services. Disaster Risk Reduction is a key component of the agenda and UNISDR will be directly involved in the following events:

Opening of the Conference
Opening Remarks by Mr Reid Basher, UNISDR Special Advisor Policy
Date: 31 August 2009
Time: 9.00-10.30

Plenary Session 4: Climate Extremes, Warning Systems and Disaster Risk Reduction
Chaired by Margareta Wahlström, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
Date: 02 September 2009
Time: 09:00 - 10:30
Location: Room 1

 

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