Side Events

Hour-long side events take place each day during the lunch break where they will address a variety of topics and issues of interest, clustered around main themes and topics of the Third Session. Recognition goes to the side event organizers for support in partnership-building through joint organization of these events.


Tuesday 10 May
12:15 - 13:15
SE1Room 5Hyogo Hardtalk – The Challenge of Local Partnerships for Disaster Risk Reduction
SE2Room 7Integrated Drought Risk Management
SE3Room 18Refining the Agenda? Disaster Risk Reduction in Times of Climate Change
SE16Room 6Success Stories in Inter-Agency Preparedness and the Way Forward

13:15 - 14:15
SE5Room C-CCVRisk Identification and the National Capacity to Manage Risk
SE6Room B-CCVPartners for Resilience
SE7Room 13Saving Lives and Improved Coastal Risk Management through Regional Cooperation in Ocean and Marine Related Early Warning Systems in Asia
SE8Room A-CCVHow can Legislation Promote Disaster Risk Reduction at the Community Level?


Wednesday 11 May
12:45 - 13:45
SE9Room A-CCVViews and Voices from the Frontline
SE10Room B-CCVScience Meets Practice – How can Science Contribute to Risk Reduction, Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation?
SE11Room 13Securing our Common Future: An Integrated Approach to Resilience
SE12Room C-CCVEngaging the Community - Volunteerism and Disaster Management

13:45 - 14:45
SE13Room 5Activating Africa’s Adaptive Capacity – Climate Change Challenges and Lessons from the Africa Adaptation Programme
SE14Room 7Climate Services, Catastrophe Risk and Capital Markets – How Climate Services Are Set to Become Embedded with Insurance Regulation
SE15Room 6Investing in Community Leadership for the Local Implementation of the Hyogo Framework of Action


Thursday 12 May
12:30 - 13:30
SE17Room A-CCVRisk Governance – An Operative Framework for Integrated Action
SE18Room 3Global Task Force on Building Codes
SE19Room B-CCVLooking Ahead to 2020 – A Continuing Mission to Secure a Safer Tomorrow
SE25Room 13Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Local Level

13:30 - 14:30
SE20Room 5Integrated Use of Space Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction
SE21Room 18Desa Tangguh - Resilient Villages in Indonesia
SE22Room 7Cities and Flooding in the 21st Century – Trends, Impacts and Policy Implications
SE23Room C-CCVThe European Union Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction


Friday 13 May
12:45 - 14:15
SE24Room 2Next Steps on Chair’s Summary – Implementing the Priorities


Last updated: 16 September 2014