The 4th Annual Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction
23-25 September 2013
Oslo, Norway

About the conference

The European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) is intended to serve as the forum for exchanging information and knowledge, coordinating efforts throughout the Europe region and for providing advocacy for effective action to reduce disasters. Moreover, it shall be devoted to contemporary issues of importance needed to promote a good political climate for implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

Hosted by the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning, the Chair of the EFDRR, the meeting is co-organized in collaboration with the Council of Europe (EUR-OPA) and UNISDR Europe.

The purpose of the meeting is to facilitate discussion, exchanges and synergies towards disaster risk reduction activities in Europe and to provide inputs from European HFA Focal Points to the Post-HFA consultations.