Paris meeting commits to development of Indian Ocean tsunami early warning system

Experts from the United Nations and the Indian Ocean countries affected by the December tsunami gathered at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on 3-8 March 2005 to decide the ground rules for establishing a tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) organised the five day meeting with support from the secretariat of the ISDR and other UN organisations.
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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