Event

Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

This meeting, organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) and and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR), will focus on: the acceptance and application of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in climate change adaptation; measurable increases in investments for DRR; cities, schools and hospitals resilient to disasters; a mid-term review of the Hyogo Framework for Action; and the regional message to be conveyed during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction to be held 8-13 May 2011, in Geneva, Switzerland.  

dates: 15-17 March 2011   venue: Paradise Village Resort, Paseo de los Cocoteros # 1 local 16 int 7Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, 63731, Mexico   location: Mexico   additional: Nuevo Vallarta   e-mail: jtrelles@eird.org   www: http://www.eird.org/plataforma-2011/en/index.html