5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Event date: 5 May 2014 - 8 May 2014

City: Abuja
Country: Nigeria
Website/register: 5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Organiser: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR AF)

Description: Participants from African countries and beyond will gather in Abuja, Nigeria, 5-8 May 2014, for the 5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. Stakeholders from governments, intergovernmental regional organizations, bilateral and multilateral donors, United Nations, academic and technical institutions, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Government Organizations are expected to be joined by mayors and local governments, community leaders, parliamentarians, youth, media and the private sector – all sharing a common commitment to build the resilience of African communities and nations to disaster risk and adapt to a changing climate.

Target Audience
Governments, intergovernmental regional organizations, donors, United Nations, academic and technical institutions, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Government Organizations, mayors, community leaders, parliamentarians, youth, media and the private sector.

Language
English, French