Special Events

Special Events are clustered around the following themes -- climate change adaptation, financing, community, local authorities and civil society's actions in support of HFA implementation, space technology and early warning systems, education, flood management, safe structures, health and others.


Tuesday 16 June
13:30 - 15:00
SE1Room 6Children for Change - For Local Resilience
SE2Room 15Investing in Ecosystems Management for Sustainable Livelihoods and DRR - Challenges and Solutions
SE3Room 5The way forward: Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change
SE4Room 13Safer Building Codes and Construction: a Strategy for Enforcement, Implementation and Dissemination
SE5Room 14Accessing space-based information to support disaster risk reduction
SE6Room 16Risk Financing and Insurance - The World Bank Group's Menu of Instruments
SE7Room 18Addressing the Humanitarian Challenges of Climate Change - National and Regional Perspectives on the role of Disaster Risk Reduction


Wednesday 17 June
08:00 - 09:30
SE8Room 13World Bank Partners' Consultation on the Draft Global Handbook
SE9Room 14South Eastern Europe and Disaster Risk Reduction
SE10Room 5Urban Risk Reduction
SE11Room 6Launch of Wind Disaster Related Group
SE12Room 15Measuring Impacts of Disaster Risk Reduction
SE14Room 18Disaster Risk Reduction in the Education Sector

13:00 - 15:00
SE18Room 5Integrating Social, Economic and Environmental Concerns in Recovery
SE20Room 15The Help Desk for Integrated Flood Management Programme

13:30 - 15:00
SE15Room 18Global Risk Identification Programme (GRIP)
SE16Room 13How to Mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction in Development; Experiences from Governments in Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) member countries
SE17Room 14The Human Dimension of Climate Change Adaptation - The importance of local and insitutional issues
SE19Room 6South South Cooperation - Making it a winning combination
SE21Room 16Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction
SE22Room 3Launch of the Global Network Views from the Frontline - Clouds but Little Rain


Thursday 18 June
08:00 - 09:30
SE23Room 13Building Urban Communities' Resilience to Disaster Risks: Challenges and Experience towards the implementation of the HFA at local level
SE24Room 14HFA Implementation in West Asia and North Africa (WANA) region
SE25Room 5Food Security
SE26Room 6Community Safety and Resilience
SE28Room 16SPHERE Consultation

08:30 - 09:30
SE27Room 15Global Change and WildFire

13:30 - 15:00
SE29Room 3Health risk reduction and safe hospitals: finding better ways to save lives
SE30Room 13Harmonizing Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
SE31Room 14EU Strategy on Disaster Risk Reduction
SE32Room 5Financing Disaster Risk Reduction
SE33Room 6Incorporation of Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction Practices into Climate Change Adaptation - Bangladesh story
SE34Room 18Hyogo Hard Talk
SE35Room 16Early Warning Early Action


Friday 19 June
08:00 - 09:30
SE36Room 13Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Briefing on Special Report
SE38Room 5Global Assessment Report - Preview Global Risk Data Platform
SE39Room 16Legal Preparedness for International Disaster Cooperation in the Context of Climate Change

08:30 - 09:30
SE37Room 14Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction (CADRI)

13:00 - 15:00
SE40Room 13Working Group on Climate Change
SE41Room 5Charting Global Agenda for Water-Related Disaster Risk Reduction


Last updated: 24 April 2014