Side Events

Side Events support the outcomes of the 2017 Global Platform, raise awareness on disaster risk reduction activities and contribute to the promotion and exchange of knowledge.

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Wednesday 24 May
Time Room Session
13:30 - 14:30 Expo 4

Mitigation of, response to and recovery from El Nino Impacts - Is Africa learning from past disasters?

13:30 - 14:30 Expo 3

Disaster Reduction Experiences in the Pacific

13:30 - 14:30 Expo 1

Understand and take action on risk from the vision of indigenous communities in Mexico.

13:30 - 14:30 Sunrise 12

Water and Disasters – Sustainable, Resilient and Innovative Water Cycle Management

13:30 - 14:30 Arena F

Implementing the Sendai Framework through cross-sectoral collaboration – the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE)’s innovative approach to building resilience

13:30 - 14:30 Sunrise 9

People Centered Early Warnings Systems - can we really bring about change?

13:30 - 14:30 Sunrise 10

A fundamental shift in DRR: integrating ecosystem-based solutions with climate and development dimensions

13:30 - 14:30 Sunrise 11

Resilient Businesses: Approaches and Strategies for Integrating DRM and CCA into Private Sector Investments

13:30 - 14:30 Expo 2

Protecting Disaster Displaced Persons through better Data and Knowledge on displacement

17:45 - 18:45 Expo 1

From Sendai to the SDGs: Institutionalizing Grassroots Women's Leadership for Greater Resilience

17:45 - 18:45 Expo 3

Community response and recovery in Fukushima nuclear and radiological disasters -Case of Kawauchi Village

17:45 - 18:45 Sunrise 12

From Sendai to Cancun: Understanding of Disaster Risk in the Latin America and Caribbean region

17:45 - 18:45 Expo 2

Enhancing the effectiveness and evaluation of risk governance across scales

17:45 - 18:45 Expo 4

Action! How can media and communication prompt social and behaviour change for disaster risk reduction?

17:45 - 18:45 Sunrise 10

Strengthening local resilience and national policy by integrating animal protection

17:45 - 18:45 Sunrise 9

Arab Communities within the Sendai Framework on DRR

17:45 - 18:45 Sunrise 11

Climate Services for DRR in Africa: lessons learned

Thursday 25 May
Time Room Session
13:00 - 13:55 Expo 3

Strengthening resilience and food security of rural communities

13:00 - 13:55 Expo 1

Inclusive DRM: persons with disabilities and elders

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 10

Connecting Public and Private Sectors in Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development.

13:00 - 13:55 Expo 4

Removing barriers and promoting public-private cooperation in disaster risk reduction.

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 11

Preventive Community Relocations: Institutional Mechanisms and Constraints for DRR Strategies

13:00 - 13:55 Expo 2

Managing Global Catastrophic Risks: The Sendai Framework and the 'New Shape Prize' for disaster governance

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 9

Global open data for monitoring the Sendai targets

14:00 - 14:55 Sunrise 11

Towards 1 million safe hospitals for the most vulnerable: how a public-private partnership can help improve neonatal and maternal health in Mexico

14:00 - 14:55 Expo 2

Words into Action: National Disaster Risk Assessment Guideline

14:00 - 14:55 Expo 4

Forecast-based Financing: Investing in humanitarian action before disasters strike

14:00 - 14:55 Sunrise 9

Investing into DRR and sustainable development - novel socio-economic methods and tools for bolstering disaster risk reduction and resilience

14:00 - 14:55 Sunrise 10

One Year after the World Humanitarian Summit: Istanbul Achievements and Sendai Principles

14:00 - 14:55 Expo 3

Interactive Simulation: Changing Incentives with Community Resilience Partnerships

14:00 - 14:55 Expo 1

Enhancing Urban Resilience: Reaching the Most Vulnerable and Promoting Sustainable Development in Cities

Friday 26 May
Time Room Session
13:00 - 13:55 Expo 2

Strengthening resilience for and with young people

13:00 - 13:55 Expo 1

International cooperation for resilience in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean

13:00 - 13:55 Expo 4

Innovative Actions on Build Back Better: Unpacking International and Local Cooperation Experiences

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 11

Predicting and preventing pandemics

13:00 - 13:55 Expo 3

Technological Hazards: Engaging a New Community in DRR

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 12

ENHANCING THE FINANCIAL RESILIENCE OF ASEAN AGAINST DISASTER AND CLIMATE RISKS

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 9

Promoting safer buildings, schools and hospitals

13:00 - 13:55 Sunrise 10

Building Through Historical Knowledge: Social Construction of Disasters and Disaster Risk Reduction

16:00 - 16:45 Expo 4

Disaster-risk management and fostering resilience in SIDS and LDCs

16:00 - 16:45 Expo 1

From Managing Disasters to Managing Risks: The Power of forecast-based action, index insurance and multi-year recovery finance

16:00 - 16:45 Expo 3

Partnering for risk-informed development

16:00 - 16:45 Expo 2

Global Partnership on Space Technology Applications for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP-STAR)

16:00 - 16:45 Sunrise 9

Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools: Promoting Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector

16:00 - 16:45 Sunrise 10

Geospatial Information Management in Disasters Risk Prevention

16:00 - 16:45 Sunrise 11

The Sendai Framework in the Arab Region: A Climate Risk Nexus Approach