International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012, South Africa

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
South Africa - government
Date:
12 Oct 2012
Location:
South Africa (Pretoria)
Venue:
Saint George Hotel

The objective of the day is therefore to celebrate how women and girls are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of Disaster Risk Reduction in development programmes.

The highlight of the day will be :

  • The signing and adoption of the children's charter.
  • The signing of the UNISDR certificate of commitment to disaster resilience.


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Themes:
Gender, Vulnerable Populations
Countries:
South Africa
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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