5th Annual Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction
6-8 October 2014 Madrid, Spain
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 Spanish Dirección General de Protección Civil y Emergencias, the Chair of the EFDRR, the meeting is co-organized in collaboration with the Council of Europe (EUR-OPA), European Commission 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-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.