Conference Announcements

Mexico GP17 proves resilient to risk of power outage

posted: 23/5/2017
The Government of Mexico through the Secretary of the Interior reports that today, Tuesday 23 March, approximately at 11:00am, a power failure was registered in the Yucatan Peninsula. - read more »

See you at the Global Platform in 5 days

posted: 17/5/2017
With only five days to go for the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction to commence in Cancun, Mexico, UNISDR wishes to extend a warm welcome to the more than five thousand participants registered. - read more »

35 days to go to the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico

posted: 20/4/2017
Final agenda, Greening, Multi Hazard Early Warning Conference, Side Events, Speed Networking, visa information and more. - read more »

2017 Global Platform Official Statements – registration now open

posted: 2/3/2017
Delegations are invited to make three-minute statements at allotted times during the "official statements" segment of the Global Platform. Online registration now open. - read more »

94 Days to Go - Social Media, Speed Networking and Accommodation at the 2017 Global Platform

posted: 17/2/2017
"From Sendai to Cancun" social campaign, hotel accommodation booking and more updates on the 2017 Global Platform. - read more »

Invitation to Civil Society, Applications for Ignite Stage, Marketplace and Side Events

posted: 1/12/2016
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to invite civil society to attend the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (22-26 May 2017, Cancún, México). - read more »

Join the Organizing Teams to help shape the substantive sessions of the 2017 Global Platform

posted: 7/10/2016
As part of its commitment to ensuring an inclusive and multi-stakeholder approach to the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction discussions (22-26 May 2017, Cancún, México), the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is pleased to invite interested experts and stakeholder representatives to take part in the Organizing Teams that will help shape the various substantive sessions of the 2017 Global Platform. - read more »

Launched: Website of the 2017 Global Platform

posted: 28/9/2016
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to launch the new 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction website (English). - read more »

Registration is now open for the 2017 Global Platform

posted: 11/8/2016
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to announce that registration for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (22-26 May 2017, Cancun, Mexico) is now open. Each application will be subject to an approval process that will take up to four weeks. Upon approval, confirmed participants can sign up to a wide range of Global Platform features (official statements, Market Place, Ignite Stage, side events, field visits, etc.). Details will follow soon. - read more »

Online Dialogue on “Implementing the Sendai Framework for DRR”

posted: 9/5/2016
In preparations for the 2017 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR is initiating consultations with stakeholders to identify issues to be addressed at the 2017 Global Platform. - read more »