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Call for the identification and systematization of relevant experiences on risk reduction in the Americas

Investing for Resilience - III Sesión - Buenos Aires, Argentina 29 - 31 October 2012 - Call for the identification and systematization of relevant experiences on risk reduction in the Americas

Panama City -
the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Regional Office of the Americas, and the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), through the Risk Management and Adaptation to Climate Change Section (RISK-MACC) of the Department of Sustainable Development (OAS/DSD) as co-organizers and conveners of the Regional Platform meetings, with the support of the Government of Argentina through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the White Helmets Commission call to:

The identification and systematization of relevant experiences on risk reduction in the Americas, executed by different actors and from different perspectives, to illustrate progress, opportunities and challenges in the implementation of the agenda for reducing the risk of disasters in the Americas. Actions will be presented that, in general, are all carried out under the umbrella of the global guidelines set in the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 (HFA) and other instruments and mechanisms developed in regional, national and local contexts.

Your experience counts!

An opportunity to show progress along the way towards a sustainable, inclusive and safe development.

Call objective
* To promote the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and experiences on building resilience to disasters and adaptation to climate change in the Americas...

Who can nominate an experience

The nomination of the experience must be accompanied by a letter of endorsement from the institution responsible for leading the experience.

Contact
Ruben Vargas / Coordinator Urban Risk Thematic Platform
rvargas@eird.org
Rosa Trejo / Disaster risk reduction specialist
rtrejo@oas.org

Additional information

http://eird.org/pr12-eng/index.html

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Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Americas

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27699

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