Global Platform Highlights - Wednesday, 11 May

 Moderated by Raghida Dergham (center), Al Hayat News Agency, panelists in the plenary on economics of disaster discussed national, local and corporate spending, and the most effective instruments to ensure that investments reduce risk from natural
  • Date:11 May 2011
  •  Geneva
On Wednesday, 11 May, participants continued meeting in plenary to discuss the economics of disasters, followed by an informal plenary on the implementation of the outcomes of the Mid-term Review of the Hyogo Framework for Action. A high-level panel discussion on responding to natural disasters took place as part of the World Reconstruction Conference being held during the Global Platform.

General statements continued in morning and afternoon sessions as well as roundtables and featured events on public investment, private sector engagement, protecting critical infrastructure, and the economics of effective prevention.

Last updated: 04 December 2020