5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR AF)
Other organizer:
African Union (AU); Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Date:
13-16 May 2014
Location:
Nigeria (Abuja)
Venue:
Transcorp Hilton
Language:
English, French
With live translation:
Yes
Info on live translation:
Live translation will be available

Participants from African countries and beyond will gather in Abuja, Nigeria, 13-16 May 2014, for the 5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Stakeholders from the AUC, governments, intergovernmental regional organizations, bilateral and multilateral donors, United Nations, academic and technical institutions, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Government Organizations are expected to be joined by mayors and local governments, community leaders, parliamentarians, youth, media and the private sector – all sharing a common commitment to forge an African position on a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction focused on building the resilience of African communities in line with sustainable development goals.


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Target audience

Governments, intergovernmental regional organizations, donors, United Nations, academic and technical institutions, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Government Organizations, mayors, community leaders, parliamentarians, youth, media and the private sector.

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Themes:
Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Media, Public-private Partnerships, Governance
Regions:
Africa
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