Fifth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Abuja
Basic Information
Date: 
13/05/2014 - 16/05/2014
Venue: 
Transcorp Hilton
Venue Country: 
Nigeria
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction -Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR-AF)

Co-organisers: 

African Union (AU)

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Language of event: 
English

The Fifth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is being organised, under the leadership of the African Union Commission at Abuja, Nigeria on 13 - 16 May 2014 to develop the Africa contribution to the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction to be considered at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and its Preparatory Committee meetings.

Outcomes

1. Africa contribution to the post-2015 framework and associated monitoring system.

2. Ministerial Declaration: To formalise and strengthen the finalisation of the Africa Position on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, ministers and/or their delegates from participating African countries will adopt a Declaration.

3. Stakeholder Commitments: Voluntary commitments expressed by all stakeholder groups participating at the Africa Regional Platform will be compiled and recognised as part of the overall outcome and, in particular, the Declaration, recognising their value in guiding implementation and cooperation.