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    Save the Children International
    United Nations Children's Fund
    United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
    World Vision International


    Date: 13 Oct 2011
    Country: Switzerland
    City/State: Geneva
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International day for disaster reduction reception

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): Plan International
Save the Children International
United Nations Children's Fund
World Vision International

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

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

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