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Concept note: fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

This concept note for the fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction outlines the main themes of the conference. The aim of the Fourth Session will be to continue the momentum into a durable and sustained effort from all actors (governments, NGOs and civil society, international agencies and organizations, academic and technical institutions, and the private sector) to take shared responsibility in reducing risks and reinforcing resilience in our communities. The Fourth Session will also be an opportunity to progress and consult on the Hyogo Framework for Action.

The fourth session of the Global Platform will be held in Geneva at the International Conference Centre from Sunday 19 May to Thursday 23 May 2013.

A draft was shared in 2011 and open for comments through 20 January 2012.

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  • Themes:Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Economics of DRR, Governance, Information Management, Media, Public-private Partnerships, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/23895

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