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Participation in the Second Session of the Global Platform

gp2nd_01.jpg15-19 June 2009 (Geneva, Switzerland)

ADRC participated in the Second Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Reduction which was held in Gevena, Switzerland on 15-19 June 2009. The Session with participants from approximately 300 regional/national organizations and governments concluded urging political leaders to implement measures to halve the number of deaths from natural hazard by 2015.

ADRC organized/co-organized several pre-session and special events in the Session with the partner organizations including pre-session event on Central Asia cooperation, and special events on the UN-SPIDER programme, launch of wind disaster related group, and indigenous knowledge for disaster risk reduction. Besides, taking this opportunity, ADRC made informal discussion with the participants from the related organizations for further cooperation and collaboration.

ADRC also showcased the recent major projects, services and networks that support the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in the Market Place of the Session.

More detailed information of the 2nd Session of the Global Platform can be found in the following website.
http://www.preventionweb.net/globalplatform/2009/
(2009/06/22 10:40)

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