Second Arab conference on disaster risk reduction

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States (UNISDR ROAS); Egypt - government; League of Arab States (LAS)
Host:
South Sinai Governorate
Date:
14-16 Sep 2014
Location:
Egypt (Sharm El Sheikh)
Venue:
Maritim Jolie Ville Royal Peninsula hotel - Maritim International Congress Centre.
Language:
Arabic, English, French
With live translation:
Yes
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the South Sinai Governorate and the League of Arab States (LAS) are organizing the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from 14-16 September 2014.

Adhering to the outcomes of the first Arab Conference for DRR, held in Aqaba (Jordan) in March 2013, the 2nd Arab Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) will provide a forum for Arab governments, policy makers, planners, academia, civil society and development experts to discuss disaster risk reduction in the region.

The Conference will highlight the progress of disaster risk reduction efforts and review the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 in the Arab region. It will also shape regional priorities towards the successor framework for disaster risk reduction beyond 2015.

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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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Keywords

Themes:
Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Health & Health Facilities, Media, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Palestine, State of
Regions:
Africa, Asia
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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