Global Platform 2009: Final Chair's Summary Released
Outcomes and Recommendations:
Please find the final Chair's Summary below (in PDF). This final version includes comments expressed in plenary during the closing ceremony. It also reflects written comments received following the Chair's invitation to submit additional remarks by 8 July 2009.
Further information documents on the outcomes, including recommendations from National Platforms, Parliamentarians, the ISDR Management Oversight Board and on climate change adaptation, gender, youth engagement in disaster risk reduction, can be found on the Closing Plenary page.
A Summary Report of the Second Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction produced by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is available in PDF format and provides an excellent overview of all discussions that took place during the Global Platform, including the Opening and Closing debates, High Level Panels, round tables and Informal Plenary sessions.