- Meeting or Conference
- United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States (UNISDR ROAS); Egypt - government; League of Arab States (LAS)
- South Sinai Governorate
- 14-16 Sep 2014
- Egypt (Sharm El Sheikh)
- Maritim Jolie Ville Royal Peninsula hotel - Maritim International Congress Centre.
- Arabic, English, French
- With live translation:
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.
Target audienceGovernments, 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.
How to registerVisit conference website
- Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Health & Health Facilities, Advocacy & Media, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
- 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
- Africa, Asia