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Paraguay: Consulta nacional sobre el nuevo marco internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres post-2015

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Este evento está siendo organizado por la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) de Paraguay y la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) junto con los siguientes socios del Plan de Acción del Programa de Preparación ante Desastres de la Comisión Europea (DIPECHO) América del Sur 2013-2014: la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y Media Luna Roja (FICR), el consorcio para América del Sur de Organizaciones de la Sociedad Ci

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27/03/2014 to 28/03/2014

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Asunción

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas (UNISDR - AM)

Secretaria de Emergencia Nacional (SEN)

Co-organisers: 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Plan International

Oxfam International Secretariat

European Commission, DIPECHO (EC)

United Nations Development Programme - Paraguay (UNDP Paraguay)

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Spanish

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