Plataforma regional para la reducción de desastres en las Americas - 2012 / Regional platform for disaster risk reduction in the Americas - 2012

Meeting or Conference
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas (UNISDR AM)
26-28 Nov 2012
Chile (Santiago de Chile)

Session III

The Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction of the Americas is the ultimate multi-stakeholder forum that brings together key stakeholders in the subject of DRR of the whole continent, reflecting the actions and commitments from governments, international organizations, intergovernmental, nongovernmental and community, scientific and academic institutions, private sector, donors and media on Disaster Risk Reduction. It is a participative space for knowledge sharing, which promotes the planning, monitoring and collective decision making and strategic as well as action to progress in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action 2010-2015 (HFA), linking international and nationals efforts. In Spanish: III Sesión La Plataforma Regional para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres en las Américas, es el foro multisectorial por excelencia que reúne a los actores clave en la temática de RRD de todo el continente, y refleja las acciones y compromisos en materia de Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres de Gobiernos; organismos internacionales; organizaciones intergubernamentales, no gubernamentales y comunitarias; instituciones científicas y académicas; sector privado, donantes y medios de comunicación. Es un espacio participativo de intercambio de conocimientos, que promueve la planificación, monitoreo y toma de decisiones colectivas y estratégicas, así como las acciones para el avance en la implementación del Marco de Acción de Hyogo 2010-2015 (MAH), vinculando esfuerzos internacionales y nacionales.

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Target audience

This event will bring together ministries and government authorities at various levels, NGOs and civil society, inter-governmental agencies, the international community, academia and the private sectors, as well as other actors involved in development processes and risk management. In Spanish: Este evento reunirá actores de los ministerios y otras instancias gubernamentales de los distintos niveles, ONGs y sociedad civil, organizaciones inter-gubernamentales, la comunidad internacional, la academia y el sector privado, entre otros involucrados en procesos de desarrollo y gestión del riesgo.

How to register

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Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Private Sector, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Social Resilience, Vulnerable Populations
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015.
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