European Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Milan
Basic Information
Date: 
08/07/2014
Venue Country: 
Italy
Event Organisers: 

Italy government

Co-organisers: 

European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe

Language of event: 
English

The Ministerial meeting, taking place within the context of an Informal Meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, will allow for Ministers from European Union Member States (Ministers of Interior and Justice) and, for the non-EU countries, the line Ministers represented at the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR), to exchange views towards the development of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, to be endorsed at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), 14-18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Japan.

The Ministerial Meeting outcomes will be the following: (1) conclusions from the European Ministerial Meeting on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction; (2) inputs towards the preparation of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction; and (3) indication of voluntary commitments that are foreseen as a part of the overall outcome of the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.