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  • Webinar: Youth engagement in Disaster Risk Reduction and COVID-19 United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States


    Date: 23 Apr 2020
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Webinar: Youth engagement in Disaster Risk Reduction and COVID-19

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States (UNDRR ROAS)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 23 Apr 2020 Location: Online event

This webinar will be a moderated panel discussion with 5 panellists from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States (UNDRR ROAS), the Children and Youth Stakeholder Group for DRR. The panel will discuss youth leadership and their response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19). The webinar will be structured as follows:

  1. Introduction to DRR & the Sendai Framework for DRR – UNDRR ROAS
  2. Role of youth in advancing the DRR agenda, based on the Voluntary Action Statement, including linkages to the work of the other Arab Groups for DRR - United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY)
  3. COVID-19: A Global Biological Hazard. Stories of young people leading the COVID-19 response in their communities - Generation for Peace (GFP) and Development for People and Nature Association (DPNA)
  4. Introduction to “Words into Action” Steps forward (Q/A) - UNDRR ROAS and UN MGCY

The invited panellists are:

  • Dr Mohanned Al- Arabiat, Board Member and President of GFP
  • Fadlallah Hassouna, Executive Director – DPNA
  • Ms Mirna Abu Ata, Programme Management Officer - UNDRR ROAS
  • Reda Shmait and Marwa Elmenshawy (UN MGCY)

This webinar is scheduled for Thursday 23rd April 2020 at 14:00 (Cairo time). It will last 60 minutes.

Please find below the related information to attend the event:  

https://undrr.zoom.us/j/92678764528?pwd=aUFsL1A2R1UyR1hPMWJHWDgvSTBXZz09

Password: 680672

Event website: https://undrr.zoom.us/j/92678764528?pwd=aUFsL1A2R1UyR1hPMWJHWDgvSTBXZz09



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