Representatives of African countries, stakeholder groups and development and humanitarian partners will
gather in Mauritius, 22-25 November 2016, for the 6th Session of the Africa Regional Platform, and the
5th High Level Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction. The Platform and High Level Meeting will be hosted by
the Government of Mauritius, in cooperation with the African Union Commission, the SADC Secretariat and
the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
Expected outcomes of the event include the Africa Programme of Action to implement the Sendai Framework
in Africa, the Mauritius Declaration on implementation of the Africa Programme of Action and a Draft
Africa position for the Global Platform 2017.