Activating the Egyptian participation in the international campaign for disaster risk reduction

Type: Meeting or Conference

Organizer(s): Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center, Crisis Mangement and DRR Sector

Date: 13 May 2013

Location: Cairo (Egypt)

Venue: IDSC Premises (Masaken Sheraton, Autostrad Road - beside Mobil Oil Station)

Languages: Arabic

  • Description

  • A one day workshop on to reactivate the Egyptian participation in the international campaign for disaster risk reduction: Making Cities Resilient will be jointly organized by The Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC), the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

    09:30 – 10:00 Registration

    10:00 – 10:30 Opening and welcome
    "Egyptian participation in the international campaign for DRR: Making cities resilient"
    G. Osama Singer, Director, Crisis Management and DRR Sector, IDSC

    10:45 – 11:15 "Background on international campaign for DRR: Making cities resilient"
    Mr. Ragy Saro, UNISDR

    11:15 – 11:45 "Local best practices in Egypt: City of Sharm El-Sheikh"
    G. Adel Kassab, Director, Crisis and Disaster Management Center, South Sinai Government

    11:45 – 12:15 Coffee break

    12:15 – 13:00 "Tools of making cities resilient campaign and future outlook of engaging Egypt in the campaign"
    Mr. Ragy Saro, UNISDR

    13:00 – 13:30 "Strengthening resilience in informal areas"
    Ms. Regina Kipper, Participatory Development Programme in Urban Areas (PDP)/ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

    13:30 – 14:00 Discussion on steps forward and closing

  • Target audience

  • City and government representatives from all Egypt

  • How to register

  • By invitation