Working Sessions

Working sessions will gather senior representatives and experts from government, technical and scientific institutions, UN partners, civil society and the private sector for an interative and substantive discussion on the key challenges and lessons learned for the topics under discussion.  The format for the sessions will be 90 minutes in duration, and will comprise of a moderator and 4-5 panelists.  The aim will be to offer concrete recommendations and actionable suggestions for key policy makers.

Wednesday 15 May
TIME VENUE session
14:30 - 16:00 CICG - Room 3

Global Assessment Report 2019

16:30 - 18:00 CICG - Room 4

Sendai Framework Implementation

16:30 - 18:00 CICG - Room 3

National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies - Bringing Together Action at all Levels

Thursday 16 May
TIME VENUE session
11:00 - 12:30 CICG - Room 3

Unlocking the Resilience Dividend

11:00 - 12:30 CICG - Room 4

Build Back Better and WRC Outcomes

14:30 - 16:00 CICG - Room 3

Innovative Disaster Risk Reduction Investment Modalities

14:30 - 16:00 CICG - Room 4

Health in All Disaster Risk Management Strategies

16:30 - 18:00 CICG - Room 3

Promoting Locally-Led DRR/DRM

16:30 - 18:00 CCV - Room Geneva

Disaster Displacement and DRR

16:30 - 18:00 CICG - Room 4

Global Risk Assessment Framework

Friday 17 May
TIME VENUE session
11:00 - 12:30 CICG - Room 3

Ensuring Coordination in the Development and Implementation of National Risk Reduction Strategies and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

11:00 - 12:30 CICG - Room 4

The Role of Green, Blue and Gray Infrastructure in Reducing Disaster Risk

11:00 - 12:30 CCV - Room Geneva

What Role Financial Instruments Can and Cannot Play in Disaster Risk Management

14:30 - 16:00 CICG - Room 3

Integrating Risk Management Ecosystems and Water-Related Risks

14:30 - 16:00 CICG - Room 4

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems: Progress and Challenges to Achieve Target (g)

14:30 - 16:00 CICG - Room 2

Cities on the Forefront of Achieving Inclusive Climate and Disaster Resilience