International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019. Nature-based solutions for building resilience, including sustainable agriculture and food systems

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters (FAO); International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Date:
11 Oct 2019
Location:
Switzerland (Geneva)
Venue:
Palais des Nations, Room IX, 10h30 to 11h45

About the Event

The United Nations General Assembly has designated 13 October as International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction, including prevention, mitigation and preparedness and adaptation to a changing climate.

FAO Geneva in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Permanent Missions of Fiji, Jamaica and Japan will organize an event titled “Nature-based solutions for building resilience, including sustainable agriculture and food systems” to mark the 2019 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Registration

for this event is encouraged for all and mandatory for those not holding an access badge to the Palais des Nations. Please register here.

Contact

For information, kindly write to Ms. Wirya Khim, FAO Natural Resources Officer


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment & Ecosystems, Water, Food Security & Agriculture
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