This website documents proceedings and outcomes of the third session of the Global Platform. The meeting took place at the Centre International de Conférences de Genève (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland, 8-13 May 2011.


  • Global Platform 2013: Concept note releasedOn the basis of the feedback received during the consultations on the draft concept paper, please find the final version of the concept paper for the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, outlining the main themes around which we will organize the conference.
  • Replacement of Hyogo Framework raised at UN committee“As we approach 2015 and the end of this HFA what is clear is the need for any future framework on DRR to be anchored in the principles of sustainable development, and that those principles incorporate disaster and climate risk management as well as poverty and vulnerability reduction in a participatory and inclusive approach”, said Margareta Wahlström, who heads the UN Disaster Risk Reduction Office (UNISDR).
  • Proceedings of the Third Session of Global PlatformThe Proceedings of the Third Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction and World Reconstruction Conference, held 8-13 May 2011 in Geneva, is now available online.
  • The Chair’s SummaryThe Chair's Summary reflects interventions at the Joint Outcomes Session on 13 May, the last day of the Third Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. This includes subsequent comments made on the draft summary which were received until 23 May. UNISDR has endeavoured to reflect most of the comments while at the same time respecting the need to keep the Chair's Summary succinct and action-orientated.

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Last updated: 04 December 2020