IV session of the regional platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) of the Americas

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Guayalquil
Basic Information
Date: 
27/05/2014 - 29/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Ecuador
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Co-organisers: 

Secretariat of Risk Management, Ecuador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ecuador

Language of event: 
English

The forum will gather key stakeholders in disaster risk reduction and resilience building from all over the continent. The organizers hope to broaden the knowledge base about strategic planing, monitoring and collective decision making and in this way to accelerate the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA 2005-2015).

The conference offers a platform for communication between local, regional and national authorities, international, intergovernmental, non-governmental and community organizations, scientific and academic institutions, as well as representatives of the private sector and media.

Main topics will be sharing experience and achievements as well as proposals on DRR and resilience building.