First mayors' summit on disaster risk reduction
Type: Meeting or Conference
Organizer(s): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Date: 12 Aug 2011
Location: Chengdu (China)
Languages: English, Chines
The Mayors' Summit on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place back-to-back to the 2011 World Cities Scientific Development Forum (WCSDF). The Mayors’ Summit will build on the commitments expressed in the Mayors Statement on Resilient Cities which was presented at the 3rd Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2011. Participants are invited to discuss and elaborate in more detail on “how” the implementation of the commitments can be advanced.