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Rights, Responsibilities and Disasters: Using the Law to Reduce Disaster Risk in Asia Pacific

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The Institute of Law, Emergencies and Disasters (LEAD) together with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) are pleased to announce a Conference on Rights, Responsibilities and Disasters: Using the Law to Reduce Disaster Risk in Asia Pacific, to be held at the University of Canterbury

The Conference will bring together practitioners, including those working in government, civil society, international and regional organizations, as well as academics and researchers, to discuss current issues relating to disasters, international law and its domestic implementation in the Asia Pacific region.

Deadline for registration: 10 June 2024

Call for abstracts

The organisers welcome any papers or panels examining the use of international and domestic law in the Asia-Pacific region as a driver for disaster risk reduction. We particularly encourage papers based on the three conference thematic pillars (which align with the upcoming 2024 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction).

We offer the opportunity to present through oral presentation or posters. We also encourage the submission of complete panels (of up to 4 participants). If you wish to organise a panel, please ensure that each participant submits a their abstracts individually.

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There is no charge for submitting an abstract or for attendance at the event.

The deadline for abstract submission is 29 April 2024

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Themes Governance
Country and region Asia Oceania
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