Second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction proceedings: creating linkages for a safer tomorrow

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Second Session, Geneva, Switzerland, 16-19 June 2009:

This document gathers the proceedings of the second session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, which provided an opportunity to share disaster risk reduction experiences and lessons learned, to review progress and challenges as well as to expand North-South and South-South dialogue. It presents the conference as an useful dialogue, meaningful commitments and practical approaches to furthering disaster risk reduction at all levels and with all partners.

It is intended at the conference participants and invites them to think of the role they can play in moving the global agenda forward.

Please visit the Global Platform 2009 website to read the speeches, statements and recommendations presented by participants, as well as to peruse relevant documents and background materials.
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