- Date & Time: Tuesday 10 May (14:30 - 15:15)
- Room: 1
- Participation: Open
Distinguished delegates are cordially invited to the opening of the Third Session of the Global Platform and the World Reconstruction Conference.
Opening keynote speech will be delivered by:
H.E Mr. BAN Ki-moon,
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Welcome address will be given by:
Ms. Sri Mulyani Indrawati,
Managing Director of the World Bank
Statements from invited dignitaries will follow.
The opening session will be an opportunity to outline future plans and commitments to achieve international and domestic goals in risk reduction. As global and domestic institutions pursue the goals of sustainable development, it is only with strong leadership at the highest levels that investments can be protected and lives saved.
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
Ms. Asha-Rose Migiro, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (CHAIR)
Ms. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director, World Bank
Mr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia (VIDEO)
Ajaratou Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, Vice-President of the Republic of The Gambia
Mr. Shozo Azuma, Senior Vice Minister, Cabinet Office for Disaster Management, Japan
Mr. Peter Mauer, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Swiss Confederation