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International day for disaster reduction reception

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 13 Oct 2011
  • Location: Switzerland (Geneva)
  • Venue: Delegates' Restaurant, 8th floor, Palais des Nations

Description

UNISDR will be hosting a special reception observing the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. The event will be held this coming Thursday, 13 October, from 17:30-19:30 at the Delegates' Restaurant on the 8th floor of the Palais des Nations.

Programme

• Video Message from UN Secretary-General, H.E. BAN Ki-moon
• Message by the Mayor of Geneva, the Honourable Pierre Maudet
• Call to Action - Helena Molin Valdés
• Message from the Private Sector - Rowan Douglas
• Video Message from André Brent Bryle Soon (Camotes Islands in Cebu, Philippines) – one of the three teenagers who launched the Children’s Charter on Disaster Risk Reduction in May 2011
• The experiences of children as agents of change for Disaster Risk Reduction – Mike Penrose

Target audience

Permanent Missions to the UN, Donor Community, UN Agencies, Intergovernmental Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations and Private Sector Companies

How to register

By invitation

Documentation

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Keywords

  • Themes:Media, Public-private Partnerships, Vulnerable Populations
  • Countries/Regions:Switzerland

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/22596

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