Events

Health and Disaster Risk Reduction - session on 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Health and Disaster Risk Reduction - session on 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was held on 26 May in Cancun, Mexico. 

Organizer: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Contact:  Dr. Chadia Wannous (wannous@un.org)

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Call for Interest to organize side events at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 22-26 May 2017, Cancun-Mexico

Sign up is now open for the twenty four Side Events slots at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Side Events should support the outcomes of the 2017 Global Platform, raise awareness on disaster risk reduction activities and contribute to the promotion of and exchange of knowledge.
Key expected outcomes during the 2017 Global Platform include:

Implementing the Health Aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – Follow-up on the “Bangkok Principles”

Invitation to a Side Event at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Implementing the Health Aspects of the Sendai Framework for  Disaster Risk Reduction – Follow-up on the “Bangkok Principles”

Friday 15 July 2016
1:15 - 2:30 pm
Conference Room 8
United Nations Headquarters, New York

Please find attached below the invitation in a PDF format.

 

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Event: Dissemination of the African Livestock Futures Study

The Study “Realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa” will be presented and disseminated on 28 September, in New York. The focus of the Study is on realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study was undertaken by a research team from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).