- Meeting or Conference
- United Nations Development Programme - Barbados and the OECS (UNDP Barbados)
- Other organizer:
- Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA); Department of Emergency Management (DEM); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)
- 12 Oct 2012
- Barbados (Christ Church)
- UN House
UNDP for Barbados and the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States, in collaboration with UN Women, the Department of Emergency Management and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency is launching the International Day for Disaster Reduction commemoration event in Barbados
The role of girls and women will be highlighted as well as gender issues through presentations and discussions. In addition the girls of the Christ Church Brownie Unit will perform a dramatic piece entitled "Resilience" highlighting the important role of girls and women in the Disaster Risk Reduction.
This event will also provide an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of women in Disaster Risk Reduction in the region through picture and powerpoint display resent the winning song.
- Gender, Vulnerable Populations