MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
Kenya - government
Kenya Red Cross Society
Oxfam - Great Britain
United Nations Development Programme - Kenya
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters
Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 12 - 13 Oct 2011 Location: Kenya (Nairobi ) Venue: University of Nairobi, Chancellor's court
The Nairobi event will be held under the theme: ‘Vijana Tuwajibike - Step up for Disaster Risk Reduction’ in line with the global theme.
The theme, derived from a Swahili catchphrase, Vijana Tuwajibike, is a rallying call to young people to take a proactive role in reducing disasters.
The event will be from 9.00am and will be graced by the Prime Minister of Kenya, Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga. Prior to the event, a media breakfast will be held to sensitize the public/media on the International Day of Disaster Reduction and the 'Ending Drought Emergencies in Kenya Campaign'.
Short URL: http://www.preventionweb.net/go/22530