Preparatory Process - Get involved!
In preparation for the Third Session of the Global Platform, many activities were held simultaneously around the world and online to facilitate a dialogue with all stakeholders on moving the disaster risk reduction. agenda forward. Please find below the various activities that are taking place.
UN and International Organizations - Inter-Agency meetings - November 2010 - April 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
Private sector Consultation round - 17 December 2010, Geneva, Switzerland
Parliamentarians West African parliamentarians on disaster risk reduction - 1 February 2010, Dakar, Senegal
The Advisory Group of the Global Platform is an informal sub-group of the ISDR Support Group. It is convened by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Reduction and the Chair of the ISDR Support Group. It gathers member states periodically in the months prior to the Global Platform, and exists primarily to facilitate a more detailed discussion in preparation for the Global Platform, and enable member states play a role in shaping the programme and the outcomes. All members of the ISDR Support Group are invited to participate.
Intersessional Regional Ministerials and Platforms
Fourth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction - 25-28 October 2010 Incheon, Republic of Korea
Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction - 6-8 October, 2010, Stenungsund, Sweden
Meeting of the Pacific Disaster Risk Management Partnership Network - 12-13 August 2010, Suva, Fiji
Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa - 14-16 April, Nairobi, Kenya
Permanent Representatives Briefings
ISDR Support Group - Geneva, Switzerland and New York, USA, November 2010 - April 2011
UN General Assembly Thematic Debate
Thematic debate on disaster risk reduction - 9 February 2011, New York, USA